Resources and Referrals

Town Programs - Human Services Office

  • Foodbank
    The Coventry Food Bank is available to any individual or family experiencing difficult times and may need help with food.  We have a variety of staple foods in stock which includes: cereal, pasta, soup, canned vegetable, peanut butter/jelly and school snacks. We are solely a donor funded program and receive generous donations from many local residents, churches, schools, civic organizations and groups. If you are in need and wish to utilize the food bank, please call (860) 742-5324 or visit us at 1712 Main Street, Coventry.
  • Holiday Assistance Program
    To donate or to participate in the holiday program contact the Human Services Department, call (860) 742-5324.

Regional Programs

  • Access Agency
    This Community Action Agency helps with: Child & Adult Food Program, Emergency Food Pantry, Emergency Shelter, WIC, Senior Housing, Affordable Housing Program, Homelessness Prevention Services, Emergency Shelter, Energy Assistance, Weatherization Program. Contact them at accessagency.org or call (860)450-7400.
  • Connecticut Legal Services
    They provide services at no charge to low-income residents, call (1-800) 453-3320
  • CThelpnet.org
    CThelpnet.org is a not-for-profit resource website that helps Connecticut's Senior Citizens connect to a network of elder care information and services.
  • Dial-A-Ride, Windham Regional Transit District
    Door-to-door service for Coventry residents. Service is free of charge for the disabled and those 60 or over. Operating weekdays only Monday thru Friday - 8am-4pm. Riders can make a reservation up to two weeks in advance. Reservations are made on a first-come-first-served basis. Service is available to the general public with no age or disability restrictions. Call (860) 456-2223 or www.wrtd.org.
  • Infoline
    24 Hours. 221.org
  • Meals on Wheels
    Home delivered meals to persons unable to provide their own meals. Medical referral necessary. Call (1-800)953-1365.
  • SNAP Benefits
    Learn more on their website ctsnap.org, or call (866) 974-7627.
  • Suicide Hotline
    Call (1-800) 273-TALK, or visit their website: suicidepreventionlifeline.org 
  • Women's Center of Northeastern Connecticut
    Provides information, prevention education, support, and advocacy for sexual abuse victims, call (860) 456-3595.
  • United Services
    Services include Infoline, Rape Crisis, and Domestic Violence programs, call (860) 456-2261.
  • Visiting Nurse & Health Services
    Provides visiting nurse, home health care visits, Hospice care, Elder Wellness program, and flu clinics, call (860) 872-9163.