Senior Support (direct)
Dixwell Neighborhood Corporation supports one of the community's most vulnerable populations, its seniors. From assistance with accessing food to filling out forms Dixwell has for more than 30 years focused its attention on Dixwell's elderly residents. This year, we will pilot a program with Beacon Properties to support their efforts that seniors in the community are safe, cared for and secure.
Energy Assistance (direct)
DNC helps families complete energy assistance applications from October through April. Heads of households can schedule an appointment and learn about required documents by calling 203-248-2178.
Employment and Education Support (referral and some direct)
Residents can come to DNC to explore education employment opportunities and learn about training and education programs that can support their employment goals. Staff is available to assist with completion of applications.
Health (referral and information)
DNC helps ensure a healthy Dixwell by providing workshops and outreach that inform residents about critical health issues. You can stop in or call to learn more about our workshops and outreach with seniors, our focus this year.
Food Security (direct)
Food security is a major issues for many families and residents of Dixwell. DNC collaborates with the Saint Luke's food program to provide more than 300 meals to residents.