Community Resources

Resource Type

2-1-1 is the one-stop connection to local services from utility assistance, food, housing, child care, after-school programs, elder care, and crisis intervention.

American Job Centers help transform job seekers into qualified candidates and connect them with employers of all sizes. Anyone seeking a career is afforded convenient access to career coaching, job search resources and information on job training and educational opportunities at a single location.

Helping Darien seniors live independently, comfortably and with dignity in their own homes and the community as long as possible.

Building One Community helps Stamford-area immigrants and their families by providing ELL instruction, immigration legal services, job training, and assistance with medical, legal, and social challenges.

Information you need to become licensed, renew a permit, or solve a problem. They are here to protect Connecticut citizens from fraud, unfair business practices and physical injury from unsafe goods or services.

Connecticut Judicial Branch Law Libraries provide in-person legal reference assistance, as well as print materials and electronic resources for your legal research needs. They are staffed by Connecticut Judicial Branch Law Librarians and serve all Connecticut residents.

Connecticut Parent Advocacy Center, Inc. (CPAC) is a statewide nonprofit organization that offers information and support to families of children with any disability or chronic illness, age birth through 26.

CTLawHelp helps Connecticut residents solve their legal problems. In addition to providing legal advice to low income residents, this organization provides access to templates for living wills, advanced directives, and powers of attorney through their self-help dashboard.

The Human Services Department provides a wide variety of services, including supportive counseling, assessment for benefits and program eligibility, as well as case management for any Darien resident. In addition, the staff provides crisis intervention, assistance with mental health, substance abuse and domestic violence issues. They also provide emergency financial assistance. All client information is strictly confidential.

The mission of Darien Senior Programs is to nurture physical, intellectual, and social well-being of the senior community 55 or older, by providing a comprehensive and coordinated system of service, programs, and activities.

Family Centers is a private, nonprofit organization offering education, health and human services to children, adults and families in Fairfield County.

P2P serves 28,000 residents in lower Fairfield County with the following programs: three food pantries, grocery home delivery, mobile pantry and casework team, clothing center, caseworker assistance, emergency financial assistance, scholarships/mentorships, camperships, and seasonal enrichment programs.

SCORE Fairfield County offers free business mentoring and workshops from experienced advisors, entrepreneurs and corporate executives with diverse industry experience and specialties to help small business owners start, develop and grow their business.