(35 beds)The mission of FISH NWCT is to provide the most basic of human needs- food, shelter and hope.
Since opening its doors in 1972, FISH has evolved into the largest emergency homeless shelter (35 beds) in the NWCT corner, providing families, individuals and veterans a safe and secure haven as they await housing, as well as serving the residents (over 1700 annually) of area communities as a food pantry.
Our goal at the shelter is to provide a friendly, communal family setting to our neighbors in need. Our diversity is serving infants through seniors. The programs and social services at FISH NWCT are critical to some for their survival and well being.
What makes FISH extra special is that we have two Case Managers overseeing the resources, medical and mental health needs, employment opportunities, and housing possibilities to lead to a homeless resident's independent living future.
Amazing things happen for people under the roof at FISH NWCT!
Deirdre Houlihan DiCara
Case Manager, Life for Vets Program
Case Manager, Families and Individuals
Food Pantry Manager
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Now thru Nov. 15
Drop off in Torrington at:
St. Paul's Lutheran Church
Palace Aids Fireplace, Pool, and Spa
St. Francis Church Rectory
Center Congregational Church
Rally Day to End Hunger & Homelessness in NWCT
Saturday, November 17, 2018
Rally Photo at the Gathering Place
21 Prospect Street @ 10a.m.
Tour/Open House @ 10a.m. till noon
21 Prospect Street
FISH Shelter and Food Pantry
332 South Main Street
FREE Pasta Lunch and Coat Giveaway
St. Peter's Church Hall @ 12 noon
107 East Main Street
Evening Card Board Box City Sleep-Out
St. Francis Church
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