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.
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.