• Communal Dinners

    Bitterman Center, 2 Daisy Hill Rd, North Canaan CT

    Occasional dinners.  Call.  Free

    (860) 824-7999 or call Canaan Social Services 860-824-3133

  • Communal Luncheons

    A federally funded program of congregate meals for people 60 years of age or older.  They are offered at noon on varying days throughout the state.  Residents of all towns are welcome at all sites, not just the one in their town.

    Reservations need to be made at least 24 hours in advance so the site can prepare enough meals.  Call the site manager to make reservations.  There is no fee, but a suggested donation is appreciated and is used to provide additional meals and services.

     

    Cornwall Meals-on-Wheels only ………………… (860) 482-4151

     

    Falls Village Senior Center  ………………… (860) 824-9855 (Senior Center)

     

    Kent Senior Center, Templeton Barn, Swift Lane .. (860) 927-1586

     

    Lakeville Town Grove  ……………………………(860) 435-5197 (site) or 435-5191 (Senior Services)

     

    Sharon now combined with Lakeville.  Call Lakeville site for reservations.

    Transportation to site available – call Geer at (860) 824-7067

     

    Warren Meals-On-Wheels only (860) 482-4151

    Informal Senior Lunch Gathering

  • Community Garden in Lakeville/Salisbury

    (860) 435-5187

  • Community Soup Kitchen

    220 Prospect Street

    Torrington (860) 482-0130 

    https://torringtonsoupkitchen.com/

  • Farmers’ Markets

    Seasonal; ask at your Town Hall

  • Food Pantries

    Food distribution centers

    Canaan Fishes & Loaves (see separate listing) (860) 824-3133

    Cornwall: (860) 672-2603

    Family Strides/WIC Torrington (860) 482-3236

    Friendly Hands Food Bank https://fhfb.org/  (860) 482-3338

    Kent Food Bank: (860) 927-1586

    Lakeville: The Corner Food Pantry  (860) 435-9886

    Norfolk Church of Christ Congregational Food Pantry   (860) 542-5721

    Salvation Army Torrington   (860)-482-3569

    Sharon Food Closet  (860) 364-1003

     

    CT Food Bank’s Mobile Pantry

    http://www.ctfoodbank.org/get-help/programs

     

    FISH of Torrington has a food pantry and helps with other basic human needs. 332 Main Street, Torrington  https://www.fishnwct.org/
    (860)-482-7300

     

    Food of Life Pantry at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, South Amenia, NY  (845) 373-9161

     

    The Salvation Army Winsted Regional Service Center Food Pantry is available to residents of Norfolk and Colebrook.

    716 Main Street

    Winsted, CT  06098    860-379-8444

     

    Call local Social Services for other resources.

  • Food Stamps CT DSS

    211 or go to   http://www.connect.CT.gov

  • Meals-On-Wheels Litchfield Hills

    Torrington, CT: (800) 994-9422

    This program offers home delivered meals in all the above listed towns to people who are 60 and over and are disabled or homebound in the 19 town region of Northwest Corner of Connecticut.  The suggested donation is $5.00 per day for 2 meals, one hot and one cold. Must call Western Area Agency on Aging to sign up:  (800) 994-9422