Welcome to Beth-El Center

The Beth-El Center's mission is to alleviate homelessness and hunger in the Milford area through shelter, support services, advocacy and community education in partnership with the faith-based community and public and private organizations. 

Our vision is to care for and meet the needs of the hungry and homeless and to prevent and end homelessness.

Beth-El Center is a 501c3, nonprofit organization that has two programs: a 34 bed homeless shelter and a food service program.  [ more ]


Call 2-1-1! To Help Those in Need of Housing and Shelter

Connecticut's Coordinated Entry guidelines now require that anyone seeking emergency shelter and housing go through the state's 2-1-1 system. Just dial 2-1-1, select Option 3 and then select Option 1.

Callers in need of housing or shelter will reach a trained Housing Specialist who will perform an initial assessment, make referrals as needed and schedule an appointment with a duty services coordinator. This does not guarantee immediate shelter or housing placement. [ more ]


News & Events


Christmas Day Meal Served at Beth-El Soup Kitchen

Beth-El Center will be serving a meal on Christmas Day from 11:30-1:00pm. All are welcome! Temple Emanuel is hosting the meal.


Please Support our 2018 Annual Appeal

Our 2018 Annual Appeal is underway!

Please consider donating to the Beth-El Center and you'll be supporting our efforts to assist local families and individuals experiencing homeless or hunger.

Your contribution will help us meet the growing demand: so far this year, we've served over 19,000 meals and sheltered over 100 households and the need continues.

Your donation makes a difference! [ more ]


Thanks for Making the Milford Trick or Trot 5K a Great Event!

Thanks to everyone who walked, ran or volunteered at the 7th Annual Milford Trick or Trot 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, November 17th!

Thanks for participating to help the homeless and hungry in our community.

View photos from the event here! [ more ]


Beth-El Center Fall Newsletter

Check out our Fall newsletter to read about a young pregnant woman who found shelter and safety at our Center, the upcoming Trick or Trot 5K, our Thanksgiving grocery list and much more [ more ]





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