We are an All Volunteer Human Services Organization dedicated to providing services and programs for people in need or in transition in Northeastern CT.
News and Announcements
September 18, 2023
Squash Hunger Event Underway
2023 Squash Hunger, a Hunger Action Event of IHSP and IHSP-Daily Bread Food Pantry, is now underway from September 18 to October 30. Donations of canned chicken and tuna, pasta, mac n' cheese and soup are now being collected at select local business and churches in Norhteastern Connecticut. See the attched flyer for more innfoirmation and locations.
June 7, 2023
Putnam Public Schools Presents USDA Free Summer Meals Program
The Putnam Public Schools Food Service Department will once again be providing the USDA Free Summer Meals Program for Kids & Teens. The program runs Monday thru Friday and begins on June 12th and runs through August 11th, and includes breakfast and lunch. Locations include Putnam Housing Authority (Hampshire Heights), Putnam Public Library, Putnam Elementary School and Hale YMCA. In addition to free meals for kids and teens, IHSP will be sposoring free meals for adults with a participating child. For more information about the program, including locations, menu and calendar of activities, click the button below.
Overnight Shelter Opens December 1st
An overnight shelter for those without housing opens on December 1st at 254 Broad Street in Danielson, CT (the red building behind St. Alban's Church). The location is open seven days a week from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. from December 1, 2022 to April 1, 2023. For more information contact David Shadbegian at the Access Community Action Agency at (860) 774-4977 ext. 3505.
September 25, 2022
Squash Hunger from September 25th to October 23rd
IHSP-Putnam and IHSP Daily Bread present Squash Hunger, a Hunger Action Event, from September 25th to October 23rd. Food items can be donated at collection locations at various local businesses. See flyer for details and collection locatioins.
August 8, 2022
IHSP's Nourishing Neighbors Sponsors Cranberry Tasting
IHSP recently sponsored a cranberry tasting for preschool students at the Putnam Family Resource Center through it's Nourishing Neighbors nutrition education program. Read the full article below.
February 14, 2022
IHSP-NU2U Clothing Closet is Open
The IHSP-NU2U Clothing Closet is now open on Monday and Friday at the Living Faith United Methodist Church in Putnam. We offer lots of gently used clothing in all sizes for all ages. For more info and for hours of operation please click the button below.
February 14, 2022
Clothing Give Away Date Changed
The date of the IHSP-NU 2 U Clothing Closet Clothing Give Away event has been changed to Saturday, February 26 from 9 am to noon. For more details click the button below.
July 13, 2021
Putnam Rotary Club Bestows Paul Harris Fellows
The Putnam Rotary Club bestowed Paul Harris Fellows, Rotary's highest honor, on seven local people including multiple IHSP board members and volunteers. Please read the press release below for more details.
June 11, 2021
Day Kimball Healthcare All In One Program
Enroll in Day Kimball Healthcare's All In One Program for breast and cervical cancer early detection, screening and related care for women. It's FREE. It's easy to enroll. Do it today! See the flyer for more information.
May 17, 2021
Women's Health & Wellness Day
Day Kimball Healthcare's Woman's Health Program proudly presents Women's Health and Wellness Day on Monday, May 17th, 2021 from 8 am to 2 pm at Day Kimball Healthcare Center in Plainfield, CT. For full details please see flyer.