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


Bobette's Annual Soup Fundraiser

Warm up with some delicious soup to help Beth-El! February is "Butternut Buddy" Month at Bobette's Take Out, 93 Boston Post Rd, Milford. Purchase their Butternut Bisque soup and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Beth-El Center. [ more ]


Darts Tournament Fundraiser for Beth-El Center

Join us for an evening of fun, food, drink and entertainment by the Rum Runners at Milford Alive's first annual Corporate Challenge Darts Tournament to benefit the Beth-El Center on Thursday March 7th at Orange Ale House. [ 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 ]


Annual Milford Trick or Trot 5K Run/Walk Raises Money For Homeless and Hungry

The 7th Annual Milford Trick or Trot 5K Run/Walk fundraising event on Saturday, November 17th had 300 participants and raised $24,545.00 for the Beth-El Center homeless shelter and soup kitchen in Milford.

Beth-El Executive Director JennParadis (center) is presented with a check from Ken Ferrari, SVP Chief Retail Officer of Sikorsky Credit Union and Attorney Joseph Kubic of Harlow, Adams & Friedman. [ more ]





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