Shelter Now Meriden

43 Saint Casimir Drive
Meriden, CT 06450

(203) 634-1734 Visit Website
Class of Housing/Services: Emergency Homeless Shelter

General Information:
Shelter Now offers multiple forms of emergency shelter on site. Managed by New Opportunities, this location provides refuge for three categories of homeless people: single men, single women and women with children. Services are directed toward those who would be otherwise be either out on the street or forced to live in at-risk environments such as a home where there is domestic violence. The program is supported by the Connecticut Department of Social Services (DSS) who counsel and make help available to these residents in various ways. Different categories of residents occupy different floors in the structure. Currently there are 26 beds for single males; dormitory-style facilities for 12 single females; and eight rooms to house eight different mothers with their children.


How To Volunteer at Shelter Now Meriden:
Be a volunteer. Call Shelter Now Meriden at (203) 634-1734 for current volunteer work opportunities.

As A General Note About Listings: does our best to provide listings that are free of cost. Many of the homeless shelters and services are free of charge. Some do charge small fees. We always urge the users of our website to visit the websites of the providers listed, OR give them a phone call to find out complete details.

In furtherance; Halfway Houses, Transitional Housing, and Substance Abuse Treatment Centers for the most part charge a fee. Most of the substance abuse resources we provide are low cost, Medicaid or sliding scale fee. We provide as much information as possible on the website of these locations.

Rooming and Boarding Houses do charge fees. We list them where we find them. They are a nice low cost option for housing.

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