We are committed to helping our families during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Your health, wellness and quality of life is our top priority.
Amidst the uncertainty of COVID-19 (coronavirus) we want to provide you with the following information and resources to best help you and your family.
This page was last updated on March 27, 2020 at 1:18 P.M. EST
The information on this page will be updated frequently - please check back often.
We are partnering with United way to provide as many resources to our families as possible. For additional links and information on remote learning for your children, volunteer opportunities, mental health resources and food services:
Volunteer Needs | Fill out this form if you are willing to volunteer or if you are in need of volunteer assistance
Community Needs | Fill out this form to let UWGNH know what your needs are and how they can help you
Community Resources | Additional resources to supplement the Clifford Beers page for food, elderly assistance, etc. Add resources by filling out the form on the bottom of the page.
The following school districts in the immediate greater New Haven area are offering free meals to students during school closures:
Additional information on food provided by school districts statewide can be found here.
If your child attends a school not listed above, please contact your school district for further information.
Additional resources for food pantries in the greater New Haven area and local religious institutions (churches, mosks, etc.) providing food can be found in this Google Doc
Utilities / Resources for the Home
Links to forms to fill out for those in need and those willing to give
UPDATE | Xfinity Wifi by Comcast
“Until further notice, all Xfinity WiFi Public Hotspots are now open to everyone on the “xfinitywifi” SSID. Public hotspots can be found in small/medium businesses and outdoors in commercial areas. Non-Xfinity subscribers need to accept Terms and Conditions to access the network and repeat when requested to continue to receive free unlimited access.” Refer to their map at the link for available public hotspots.
"ALL foreclosure sales previously scheduled to have occurred in April or May are hereby rescheduled to Saturday, June 6, 2020, with no appointed Committee to begin working on the sale (i.e. place foreclosure signs on properties, etc.) prior to May 1, 2020"
Locations for drive-thru COVID-19 testing in Connecticut | NBC Connecticut
Hours vary per location. Testing can only be conducted with a note from your doctor.
Enrollment period is effective until April 2nd, 2020 and is only accessible via their hotline at (855) 365-2428
If you are concerned about your medication refills or current supply, please contact your providing pharmacy about Submission Clarification Code 13 (SCC-13). This is a widely used code in pharmacy that allows for pharmacists to override medication/prescription refill barriers based on an emergency/disaster.
Domestic Violence Resources | The HOPE Family Justice Center: 203-800-7204
HOPE is still conducting intake and offering support via their phone number
The following hotlines are still functional and available for those in need:
Domestic Violence Hotline: 203-789-8104
Sexual Assault Hotline | New Haven: 203-235-4444
Sexual Assault Hotline | Milford: 203-878-1212
Mental Health Resources
Use your NPI number to sign up for this meditation app
Multiple resources vetted by The Hub: Behavioral Health Action Organization for Southwestern CT | A division of the Regional Youth Adult Social Action Partnership (RYASAP)
Employment & Financial Resources
Grants application for service industry workers
Grassroots community support network
Resources for Children
NHPS is asking families to complete this technology survey so they can accurately asses families' technology needs for adequate student learning. Please complete if your child attends a school in New Haven. Available in Spanish via the link.
Hamden's school district is conducting a similar technology survey, also available in Spanish
Ways to Help Families
The Coordinated Food Assistance Network is urgently seeking volunteers to complete grocery deliveries and grocery packing. If you are in good health, under 60 years of age, and able to help us for a minimum of 2 hours a week, please complete the volunteer form at the link.
See above for links to CT Mutual Aid and United Way of Greater New Haven - both are currently actively seeking volunteer assistance
Ways to Help Support Local Businesses
COVID-19 Support Fund | Yale New Haven Hospital (YNHH)
YNHH is currently seeking donations of funds and supplies to prepare for an increased intake due to COVID-19
Effective immediately DRS extends filing deadline for certain annual state business tax returns
DRS has announced Connecticut state income tax deadline has been extended for 90 days until July 15th, 2020
Anyone with questions relating to coronavirus can call 2-1-1 or text "CTCOVID" to 898211. The 2-1-1 hotline is available 24 hours a day. Residents are encouraged to check the state website for FAQs before contacting the hotline.
We at Clifford Beers encourage everyone to follow the CDC and State of Connecticut’s guidelines for how to identify symptoms and proper protocol in regards to social distancing and self quarantines. Please contact your healthcare provider if you are showing symptoms of any type of physical illness. When we call to confirm an appointment with you please let us know if you are sick. Most importantly, please know that we are here for you. If you need assistance during these uncertain times, please call us at 203-772-1270.