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News and Announcements

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.   

November 30,2022

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.

April 27, 2020

COVID-19 Update

During these difficult times, IHSP is still here to serve our clients to ensure their needs are still being met. Due to COVID-19 we are now serving clients by appointment only. Regular clients will be called monthly or they may call in for an appointment if needed. New clients requiring services, must call (860) 928-0169 for an appointment. We wish all of our clients and the entire community safety and health and we look forward to the day we can get back to regular service.  

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