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Beth-El Center's Spring Gala Fundraiser 2019

Beth-El Center's annual 'Light the Way' Spring Gala will be held on Saturday, June 1st, 2019 from 6:00 to 10:00pm at Mill River Country Club in Stratford. Funds raised will support the Center's mission to alleviate poverty, hunger and homelessness in the Milford area.

The event includes a cocktail hour, dinner, music, dancing, live and silent auctions and a new awards ceremony. [ more ]

Beth-El Center Winter Newsletter

Read our Winter newsletter to learn about a mother and her children who fled domestic violence and found refuge at our Center. Check out some upcoming community fundraisers for Beth-El and lots more news and info! [ more ]

Beth-El Staff Member Certified to Assist Clients with Social Security/ Social Security Disability

Beth-El Center's Permanent Supportive Housing Case Manager, Nicole Nickerson, is now SOAR certified. SOAR (Social Security/Social Security Disability Outreach, Access, and Recovery) is a program designed to increase access to SSI/SSDI for eligible adults who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness and have a serious mental illness, medical impairment, and/or a co-occurring substance use disorder. [ more ]

Beth-El Center Staff Announcement

Elizabeth Zeilik will now serve as Beth-El Center's Outreach and Engagement Coordinator.  Her role is to provide case management support to individuals and families not currently enrolled in our emergency shelter services but who are housing insecure, possibly unsheltered, living in the greater Milford Community. This role also provides support to community partners to engage clients using other agencies and faith communities who may be in need of food and housing support.. [ more ]

TJX Foundation Donates to Beth-El Center

On October 15, 2018, Beth-El Center was presented with a $10,000 check at T.J. Maxx of Orange CT on behalf of the TJX Foundation. These funds will support our Emergency Shelter Program and is awarded on behalf of the T.J. Maxx Regional Grants Program. [ more ]

Beth-El Center Receives $6,250 in Funding from the Archbishop’s Annual Appeal

Beth-El Center homeless shelter and soup kitchen in Milford recently received a check in the amount of $6,250 from the Archbishop's Annual Appeal through its Vicariate Outreach Program.

This funding will help the Beth-El Center continue its mission to alleviate hunger and homelessness in the Milford area through shelter, food programs, support services, advocacy and community education. [ more ]

Beth-El Center Spring 2018 Newsletter

Beth-El Client Story: Veteran Faces Personal Loss, Illness and Homelessness Head On

Check out our Spring newsletter to read about one of our recent shelter residents who overcame homelessness, a recap of our Spring Gala (with photos), Center personnel news, a note from our new Executive Director and much more. [ more ]

Call 2-1-1 if You're in Need of Housing and Shelter

Anyone seeking emergency shelter and housing should dial 2-1-1, Select option 3 then option 1. [ more ]

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