Greenwich and the State of CT Share Resources to Help Food Insecure Families



Greenwich Public Schools would like to notify the community about resources in the town and across the State of Connecticut related to support for families who are food insecure.

If you are food insecure, please visit any of these websites for more information on how to receive assistance.

Town of Greenwich Department of Human Services

The mission of the Greenwich Department of Human Services is to support residents of Greenwich by providing direct services, collaborating with community partners, and focusing on life-enhancing initiatives.

211 of Connecticut

This website provides comprehensive, up-to-date information on food programs and services.

Feeding America

Feeding America is a nationwide network of food banks, food pantries and local meal programs. Their common goal is simple: help people get the food and resources they need to thrive. Everything they do focuses on getting nutritious food to communities – from sourcing food donations to advocating for policies that end hunger

Connecticut Foodshare

Its mission is to deliver an informed and equitable response to hunger by mobilizing community partners, volunteers, and supporters. Founded in 1982, Connecticut Foodshare is a member of the Feeding America nationwide network of food banks. Connecticut Foodshare supports individuals and families – from one end of the state to the other – by addressing root causes, creating long-term solutions, and distributing nutritious food through local partner programs in an effort to alleviate hunger.

Connecticut Department of Children and Families

Working together with families and communities to improve child safety, ensure that more children have permanent families, and advance the overall well-being of children is the central focus of the Department of Children and Families (DCF). DCF protects children who are being abused or neglected, strengthens families through support and advocacy, and builds on existing family and community strengths to help children who are facing emotional and behavioral challenges, including those committed to the Department by the juvenile justice system.