- 335 families (including 370 children) at risk of homelessness have remained in their homes since 2008, thanks to assistance from the Middlesex County Coalition on Housing & Homelessness, a Middlesex United Way partner
- A 24% reduction in length of stay at the Eddy Shelter for homeless adults indicates that shelter residents were more quickly connected to support services (which are more effective and less expensive long-term)
- 1,835 phone calls from Middlesex County residents needing assistance with housing and utilities were answered by United Way 2-1-1 last year
Middlesex United Way envisions a community where individuals and families have safe and affordable housing.
- Individuals and families have safe, affordable, and stable housing
- Individuals and families have services and supports needed to remain safely and stably housed
- Individuals and families have safe emergency housing
Middlesex United Way focuses on:
- Homelessness prevention
- Emergency shelter
- Supportive housing
- Affordable housing
Middlesex United Way is working countywide on the need for safe, decent, and affordable housing for all.
We are active in the Middlesex County Coalition on Housing & Homelessness which is working to end and prevent homelessness, through strategies including homelessness prevention and creating supportive housing.
How You Can Help:
- Columbus House – Family Shelter and Services
- The Connection, Inc. - Eddy Shelter
- The Connection, Inc - Housing Advocate
- HOPE (Housing Opportunities for People Everywhere) Partnership (Old Saybrook) - Workforce Housing Initiative
- Middlesex County Coalition on Housing & Homelessness - Middlesex County Ten Year Plan to End Homelessness
- Middlesex Habitat for Humanity - House Builds