The Food Pantry provides groceries for three meals a day for seven days, including a variety of non-perishable items, milk, fresh fruits, vegetables and meat. Volunteers are ready to accompany you while you select grocery items or will pack your grocery order for you to pick up.
The Darien Food Pantry serves residents of Stamford, Darien and New Canaan referred to P2P by other agencies and social workers. The Norwalk Food Pantry serves residents of Norwalk, Weston, Westport and Wilton who have met with a P2P caseworker.
The Clothing Center is a free “store” where you can shop every 30 days for shoes, clothing, outerwear, linens and small household goods. All items are donated and those made available are seasonally appropriate as well as clean and in good condition. The Clothing Center in Darien is available to all by appointment.
Layettes, which include basic supplies such as diapers, clothing, bibs, bottles and infant toys are prepared for new mothers referred by hospital social workers in Norwalk and Stamford. Members of OPUS for Person-to-Person, a fundraising and awareness-building volunteer group, and other volunteers, deliver the layettes to the hospital.
Emergency Financial Assistance (Grants and Loans)
Person-to-Person caseworkers assess immediate need and help clients plan for the future while providing financial assistance for rent, utilities, childcare, skills training, some medical expenses, security deposits and eviction prevention.
Emergency Financial Assistance is available to residents of Norwalk, Stamford, Darien, New Canaan, Weston, Westport and Wilton.