Partner Programs

United Way volunteers
At the core of the United Way of Southeastern Connecticut is the work provided by these local agencies. They are respected nonprofit organizations, home to programs which together with other United Way programs and initiatives such as:


  • The Gemma E. Moran United Way/Labor Food Center;
  • The New London County Fund to End Homelessness;
  • American Red Cross CT Chapter's Armed Forces Emergency Services and Disaster Services;
  • United Way 2-1-1; and
  • Project Warm-up.

Provides comprehensive non-medical services to promote the physical, emotional and mental well-being for those infected and affected with HIV/AIDS.

Funded program: The Living Center

154 Broad Street, New London, CT 06320 / 860.447.0884

Providing community-based social, professional, and personal development initiatives that encourage relationships, community inclusion, and self-determination for individuals with intellectual and related developmental disabilities.

Funded program: Community Life and Advocacy

125 Sachem Street, Norwich, CT 06335 / 860.889.4435

A multi-service agency providing comprehensive emergency relief and case management; and behavioral health services including assessment, evaluation, individual and group counseling.

Funded program: Intensive Case Management

  • 331 Main Street, Norwich, CT 06360 / 860.889.8346
  • 28 Huntington Street, New London, CT 06320 / 860.443.5328


A multi-service agency providing family counseling services, children's health services and infant/child day care services.

Funded programs: Early Childhood Services, School Based Health Centers, Parent and Child Services

  • 7 Vauxhall Street, New London
  • 255 Hempstead Street, New London
  • 591 Poquonnock Road, Groton
  • 37 South Broad Street, Pawcatuck


Main phone number: 860.437.4550


Provides free assistance to low-income people with urgent civil/legal problems in such areas as housing, family, public benefits and education.

Funded program: Legal Services Income Support Project

153 Williams Street, New London, CT 06320 / 860.447.0323

Provides temporary housing, three meals a day, case management and other support services to homeless individuals and single-parent families.

Funded program: Emergency Shelter

42 Jay Street, P.O. Box 1653, New London, CT 06320 / 860.443.0537

Free after-school educational support services, summer tutorials, and peer mediation programs.

Funded programs: Teen Life Skills, After School Care & Enrichment

76 Federal Street, New London, CT 06320 / 860.442.4466


Higher Edge makes a five- to seven-year commitment to students, starting at the end of 11th grade and continuing through college graduation. The CAP guides high school seniors through every step of the college admissions process, empowering them to enroll in college and select a school that positions them for success. Program components include summer institute, individual admissions coaching, college exploration, family engagement, and navigating financial aid to pay for college.

Funded program: College Access Program (CAP)

35 Redden Avenue, New London, CT 06320 / 860.439.0034

Serves the Jewish and general communities through humanitarian, social service, interfaith, and educational programs. Serves seniors, adults and youth.

Funded programs: Crisis Intervention, Senior Isolation Relief

28 Channing Street, New London, CT 06320 / 860.442.8062

With a mission to educate and prepare individuals with disabilities for life, the Lighthouse Voc-Ed Center (The Light House) is dedicated to fostering social, emotional, and cognitive development for lifelong independence. Friends is a program for Middle/High School students on the Autism Spectrum that provides instruction in social skills, independent living skills, and community engagement. The program’s semi-structured environment delivers social instruction through age appropriate, student-driven activities, including built-in interactions with typical peers.

Funded program: After-school Program

46 Plaza Court, Groton, CT 06340 / 860.445.7626

Provides family support and child abuse prevention services including education, counseling, children's programs, emergency assistance, referrals and programs for fathers.

Funded programs: Family Support Center, Fatherhood Initiative, Great Beginnings

240 Main Street, Norwich, CT 06360 / 860.886.6600

A residential living program for 54 people in need providing a dignified home, three nutritious meals daily, support services, and a caring community.

Funded program: Housing with supports

P.O. Box 857, 401 West Thames Street, Building 700
Norwich, CT 06360 / 860.889.6150

New London Homeless Hospitality Center offers hospitality to adults experiencing homelessness to provide a bridge to permanent housing. The Housing Location program increases access to affordable quality housing for individuals experiencing homelessness including youth by better supporting the identification of available rental units and increasing landlord willingness to rent to people who have experienced homelessness. This effort includes preparing guests for leasing, identifying apartment openings, landlord negotiations, completing housing applications, and addressing landlord concerns as they arise.

Funded program: Youth Housing

730 State Pier Road, P.O. Box 1651, New London, CT 06320 / 860.439.1573

Provides a variety of human services, to include free transportation for seniors, senior programs, and neighborhood & family enrichment.

Funded programs: Senior Transportation, Senior Activities, Human Services

27 Chase Street, Pawcatuck, CT 06379 / 860.599.3285

Provides comprehensive, quality childcare services to children from six weeks through twelve years of families either working, in school or in job training.

Funded programs: Children's Center

476 Thames Street, Groton, CT 06340 / 860.445.8151

Provides free, confidential services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault including crisis intervention, counseling, support groups and emergency shelter.

Funded programs: Counseling and Advocacy, Genesis House Emergency Shelter, Phoenix House Transitional Shelter, Prevention Education

16 Jay Street, New London, CT 06320 / 860.447.0366

For emergency shelter call 860.701.6000

SCADD is dedicated to helping people and their families overcome problems with alcohol and substance abuse by providing a variety of treatment services.

Funded programs: Halfway Houses, Detox and Evaluation, Outpatient Services

  • 47 Colt Street, New London, CT 06320 / 860.447.1717
  • 37 Camp Moween Road, Lebanon, CT 06249 / 860.886.2495

A transitional housing program for homeless young adults (18-24) and their children can pursue goals of self-sufficiency and independence from public assistance.

Funded program: Housing with Support Services

One Thames River Place, Norwich, CT 06360 / 860.887.3288

Provides comprehensive social services to the regions economically and otherwise disadvantaged citizens, including programs for families youth,and the elderly.

Funded programs: Little Learners, RSVP (Retired & Senior Volunteer Program)

83 Huntington Street, New London, CT 06320 / 860.444.0006

Provides high quality health and human services that strengthen children, adults and families.

Funded programs: Dental Health Care, Adult Day Centers, Primary Medical Care, Outpatient Behavior Health Care

  • 34 East Town Street, Norwich, CT 06360 / 860.889.2375
  • 400 Bayonet Street, Suite 103, New London, CT 06320 / 860.442.4319

Provides services and support for children and adults with ALL disabilities.

Funded program: Disability Support

42 Norwich Road, Quaker Hill, CT 06375 / 860.443.3800

Offers home health care services to housebound individuals in support of quality care, health promotion and prevention of disease.

Funded programs: Home Health Care

403 North Frontage Road, Waterford, CT 06385 / 860.444.1111