Women’s Center seeks services to help homeless domestic abuse survivors

Women trying to escape abusive relationships are often left with little to no options for claiming their independence. The Women’s Center of Greater Danbury offers therapeutic services and support for those seeking shelter, but the services available in the community are inadequate for the extent of help that is needed.

Catholic Charities connects the homeless to valuable resources

Catholic Charities of Fairfield County is a one-stop shop for homeless people seeking services in the Danbury area.

Off the Streets houses the working homeless

Many working people are homeless simply because they can’t come up with a security deposit. Off the Streets is a spin-off of the Dorothy Day House that was established to get people with a source of income out of the shelters and into housing.

Western’s student nurses take on homelessness

Western’s student nurses got a glimpse of what it’s like to be homeless at Danbury’s City Shelter on Thursday. The Community Health Nursing program exposes students to the full range of people they will encounter in healthcare. The program focuses on visiting nursing to care for the health of the community at large. Orientations include the City Shelter, rotations in schools, hospices, and the senior center.

Danbury’s City Shelter Rehabilitates the Homeless

Danbury’s City Shelter is more like a rehabilitation center than a place to rest one’s head. In comparison to other shelters in the area, which are solely focused on providing shelter for the night, the City Shelter offers a structured system of services to assist the process of recovering from homelessness.

Dorothy Day challenges homeless stereotypes

Wild accusations and ongoing legal disputes are no deterrent for over 30 organizations and churches that volunteer their time at Dorothy Day Hospitality House.

Dorothy Day zoning dispute continues

The fight is on to save the Dorothy Day homeless shelter from a cease-and-desist order that was issued by the Zoning Board of Appeals at Danbury’s City Hall on Aug. 25.