HUNGER PREVENTION AND SOCIAL SERVICES

NEW COVENANT CENTER

Stamford (Greater Stamford area)

New Covenant Center is focused on hunger prevention and social services for a better life. Our facility in Stamford provides expanded basic need services to our guests. By creating a safe, warm and compassionate environment, we are taking the first steps toward empowering men, women and children to reach their full potential and regain their dignity and self-respect.

Services

  • Our soup kitchen serves 300 healthy, hot and nutritious meals daily.
  • Over 1,150 individuals receive 10 days / 3 meals a day worth of groceries each month from our food pantry.
  • New job skills programs focused on the food/hospitality industry are offered for clients.
  • Staff provides assistance to address basic individual and family issues, to identify and overcome barriers/obstacles and to provide links to supportive services such as medical and mental health referrals.
  • Programs include SNAP Benefits, Family Loan Program, and Community Access Program.
  • We offer over 100 showers per month and provide barber services and hygiene items to clients.
  • Active Toiletry Program distributes essential necessities to clients.
  • Referral program partners with area non-profits to provide additional social services for clients.

Events

Stay tuned for upcoming events!

Who to Contact

John Gutman: (203) 964-8228, ext. 401
Betsy Lopez: (203) 964-8228, ext. 415

Main Number: (203) 964-8228
Fax: (203) 357-0314

Location

174 Richmond Hill Avenue
Stamford, CT 06902

Program Hours

Monday-Saturday 10:00am – 6:00pm
Sunday 10:00am – 2:00pm

Videos from New Covenant Center

Local country market in Stamford holds food drive for New Covenant Center

The day before Thanksgiving, Larocca's Country Market in Stamford held it's annual food drive to benefit New Covenant Center's largest soup kitchen.

Volunteers from the New Covenant Center collected non-perishable items ...
from customers.
They're expecting more than 2,000 items to be donated.
Organizers said some products will be stored at the center's pantry, while other items will be used to make the center's annual Thanksgiving Day lunch.
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BOARD OF ADVISORS

Officers:
Nils Dahl, Board Chair
Phil Shalala, Chairman Emeritus

Members:
Laure Aubuchon
Scott Bewley
Mike Boyd
Sarita Hanley
Paul Harinstein
Tom Kane
Andy Parker
Holly Richardson
Jose Rivera
Virginia Wong

NEW COVENANT CENTER NEWS

Charter Communications Awards $7,500 to New Covenant Center

Charter Communications announced a donation of $7,500 to New Covenant Center to support its food distribution program in partnership with Catholic Charities of Fairfield County through the company’s national community philanthropic program, Spectrum Employee Community Grants.

“Feeding our Families” through New Covenant Center

This Saturday, September 9th, New Covenant Center, a program of Catholic Charities of Fairfield County, will be participating in NBC 4 NY and Telemundo’s sponsorship of “Feeding our Families” in the tri-state area. Over 200 Stop and Shop locations will be the sites of local food pantries who will collect donated items to distribute to people in need. The overall goal is to reach $1 million in donated food throughout the region.

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