United Way of Connecticut
Disaster Recovery Website for Connecticut is Launched
Governor Malloy has announced the launch of a new disaster recovery website: CTrecovers.ct.gov.
The site will serve as a one-stop portal for Connecticut residents, businesses and municipalities to gain information about resources such as federal and state disaster recovery grants. Connecticut residents can also obtain timely information on hot weather, cooling centers, cold weather shelters, mass care shelters, and other disaster-related resources by going to www.211ct.org or by dialing 2-1-1 when an emergency occurs.
Summer & Winter Utility Assistance
Summer Assistance - Operation Fuel is accepting applications for the Summer Season Utility Assistance Program. The program provides a cash grant of up to $500 (paid directly to the utility) to help income eligible households that are in an emergency situation. Assistance is for gas or electric utilities only and specific eligibility criteria applies.
- The Connecticut Energy Assistance Program (CEAP)
has started early intake for winter heating assistance. Applications are available through Community Action Agencies. Assistance covers oil, gas, electric, propane, wood, coal and kerosene heat.