Fairfield County transitional, shelters and low income housing.

Find locations of transitional and low income housing programs in Fairfield County Connecticut. Non-profits, churches, and agencies provide everything from a place to stay for the nigh, short term shelter, and longer term, transitional type housing resources. Thousands of Fairfield families struggle to pay their rent every month and may become homeless. These are the individuals that these programs are focused on helping.

Not only can participants get a place to stay, but they will also be able to work with case managers and social workers. Together you can find long term, affordable homes or apartments to live in the region. After all, the goal of the transitional housing services are to address long term housing issues.

While many of the low income housing units and programs have waiting lists, if a center can’t meet your need they will try to refer the client to another resource in the Fairfield County region. Find where to turn to for assistance, eviction prevention, shelter, and more.

Applied Behavioral Rehabilitation Institute, Inc. (ARBI) / Homes For The Brave
Main address is 655 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604
Main phone number is (203) 338-0669
There are several programs run for veterans and others. They include Forgotten Heroes for Female Soldiers. Assistance is offered in the form of community based transitional housing for homeless female veterans and their children.




Ark Community Residence and Counseling Center
1491 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604
(203) 540-5055
This is a Christian Based Supportive Recovery Program. It will help clients find a permanent home or apartment to live in as well.

Bridgeport Rescue Mission
1088 Fairfield Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06605
Main phone number is (203) 333-4087
Adults from Fairfield County can benefit from the Faith-based New Life Discipleship program. It is a low income, transitional housing program for the homeless and those on the verge of eviction. The program requires a one year commitment and each resident also needs to work at least three hours a day. Other support includes clothing, case management, and other social services.





St Lukes Lifework Womens Shelter
8 Woodland Pl
Stamford, CT 06902
(203) 388-0170

Liberation Programs - Outpatient Services, Bridgeport Office
399 Mill Hill Avenue
Bridgeport, Connecticut 06610
Main phone number is (203) 851-2077

Refocus Outreach Ministry
80 Bunnell Street
Bridgeport, CT 06607
Main phone number is (203) 332-6747
The charity offers Christian based transitional home for women who are homeless. The program will accept women with one child ages 0 through 5. It provides substance abuse support groups, career counseling, HIV counseling, daily living skills, parenting classes, housing and job assistance.

Shelter for the Homeless - PACIFIC HOUSE
597 Pacific St.
Stamford, CT 06902
Dial the center at (203) 406-0017

Jericho Overflow Homeless Shelter
Danbury, CT 06810
(203) 797-8606

YMCA - Central Connecticut Coast - Alpha Community Services
387 Clinton Avenue
Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604
Main phone number is (203) 366-2809




Jean Wallace Residence, Amos House
34 Rocky Glen Road
Danbury, CT 06810
(203) 791-9277
Single women, as well as those with children, can live for up to two years while they work towards finding and paying for permanent, self-supporting housing. Participants can save money for security deposits and regular monthly rent expenses while exploring housing alternatives.

Christian Community Outreach Ministries
22 Maple Avenue
Danbury, CT 06810
Dial the charity agency at (203) 748-2266

Danbury Housing Authority - Transitional Housing Program/ Homeless Prevention Program
98A Elm Street
Danbury, CT 06810
Call (203) 743-6092 for intake.
The government agency offers short term, transitional housing and rooms for adults who have been homeless and were evicted. During your stay, develop skills, budget and save money to secure permanent housing and pay the rent and moving costs for it. Residents of the housing authority program will need to pay thirty percent of their gross income for rent.

Anyone in Fairfield County that is living in a transitional home due to past credit and/or eviction problems can get seek free advice as well. The authority can direct individuals to resources, as it is possible to rent an apartment with an eviction.

Operation Hope of Fairfield
50 Nichols St
Telephone number is (203) 254-2935
Meals, short term residency, and other support for evicted families.

New Street Homeless Shelter
Danbury, CT 06810
(203) 796-1661

Renewal House
Office is located at 18 Aaron Samuels Boulevard
Danbury, CT 06810
(203) 791-8050

Western Connecticut Mental Health Network (WCMHN), Western Connecticut Mental Health Network - Danbury Area
78 Triangle Street Building I-4
Danbury, Connecticut 06810
Main phone number is (203) 448-3200

Norwalk Emergency Shelter - Transitional Housing Program
137 South Main Street
Norwalk, CT 06854
(203) 866-1057
The center offers a transitional housing program for homeless, single adult males.





Malta House Of Good Counsel
5 Prowitt Street
East Norwalk, CT 06855
(203) 857-0088
The location provides a maternity home for single, pregnant women who need a place to live. Receive case management; finance and money management, education on nutrition, parenting, affordable health care, career development, and spirituality support.

Interfaith Housing Association
Westport, Connecticut 06880
Dial 203-226-3426

Norwalk Economic Opportunity Now Inc. (NEON)
South Norwalk, CT 06854

141 Franklin Street
Stamford, CT 06901
Main phone number is (203) 388-0152

Inspirica - New Beginnings Programs For Women - Woodland Place
8 Woodland Place
Stamford, Connecticut 06902-6939
(203) 388-0152
The non-profit agency can offer provides short term transitional housing (for up to 2 years) for families of women with children. It also accepts pregnant women from Fairfield County.

Emerge, Inc.
Stratford, CT 06615
Call the center at (203) 375-8610
Work with a case manager to find a new apartment or home to live in the Fairfield County region.

Stratford Coalition For The Homeless
Main address is 389 Jackson Avenue Unit 1
Stratford, CT 06615
Call (203) 377-0072
The location offers two transitional living facilities for those facing eviction/homeless. They include Bethlehem House I and Bethlehem House II. This is a housing program for families who are willing to work with a case manager to achieve self sufficiency, find a job, and attend workshops.


By Jon McNamara

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