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Birdies for Charity/Travelers Golf Championship Fundraiser

We're excited to be participating in The Travelers Championship Birdies for Charity fundraising program! Whether or not you play golf, you can support our mission to end homelessness and hunger.

The best part is that every Birdies for Charity donation made to the Beth-El Center will be matched at 115%! Donate now through June 28th online or by mail!

And watch the Travelers Championship on June 25-28 on CBS or the Golf Channel! [ more ]

Senator Blumenthal Meets with Jenn Paradis and other Service Providers about COVID-19 Crisis Response

Advocates Worry Over Lack of Clean Water, Bathroom Facilities For The Homeless

MILFORD, CT – Some service providers have been able to get unsheltered homeless individuals into hotel rooms as the number of state residents testing positive for COVID-19 increases every day.

But there are still areas of the state where people living on the streets or in tents have no access to clean water or bathroom facilities to help stop the spread of the disease, state officials said.

"Municipalities need to step up and provide basic dignity and respect," said Jennifer Paradis, executive director of Beth-El Center, shelter for the homeless in Milford. "We have public showers and bathrooms that we are allowing anyone to use."


Beth-El Center Annual Gala Cancelled

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Beth-El Center has decided to cancel our Annual Gala fundraiser (scheduled for June 27, 2020) for the health and well-being of our donors and supporters. [ more ]

Beth-El Center Strategic Plan 2019-20

Beth-El Center has created a strategic plan to develop a roadmap for organizational development over the next two to three years. The plan is intended to drive positive change while embracing continuity and to provide a sharper focus for alleviating homelessness and hunger in the Milford area. Read the full plan here: [ more ]

Beth-El Winter 2020 Newsletter

Check out Beth-El's latest news, events and updates about the Center: [ 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 ]

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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