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helpThe mission of United Way of Connecticut is to help meet the needs of Connecticut and its residents by providing information, education and connection to services.


A free, confidential information and referral service that connects people to essential health and human services 24 hours a day, seven days a week, every day of the year on the phone and online.

2-1-1 Child Care

Helps families find child care providers and programs that meet their needs, on the phone and online at Provides orientation and training in child care for thousands of providers.

2-1-1 Child Development Infoline

Connects parents to services for children with suspected or diagnosed developmental delays, and serves as the central point of intake for Birth to Three, Help Me Grow, and other services in Connecticut on the phone or online.

2-1-1 Navigator

An anonymous, confidential online screener that provides eligibility information and application details for 23 programs, services and benefits offered by the state and federal government.

Care 4 Kids

State of Connecticut child care subsidy program for low-income working families, administered by United Way of Connecticut and accessible by phone or online.

Housing Choice Voucher Program

Website that helps users locate open Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists throughout Connecticut.

Mobile Crisis

Emergency Mobile Psychiatric Services (EMPS) offers around the clock crisis intervention for youth up through age 18, accessed through 2-1-1.


A statewide portal for volunteer opportunities with the 15 local United Ways in Connecticut, accessible at