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Services

Dial 2-1-1

2-1-1 is a free, confidential information and referral service that connects people to essential health and human services 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Text: CTWARM, CTFOOD, CTRECOVERY to 8898211

2-1-1 can provide additional assistance with any resource listed in this guide.

FOOD, SHELTER & CLOTHING SUPPORTS


Agency Name                                                                                      Contact Information
The Cornerstone Foundation (Soup Kitchen)                                                  
15 Prospect St. Rockville                                                                                                                                                                                             860-871-1823
info@cornerstone-cares.org
CT Department of Social Services- SNAP (formerly food stamps) & Cash Assistance    860-674-1441
Food Share    203-469-5000   ctfoodshare.org
WIC (Women, Infants, and Children- Food and Nutrition Support)    860-291-7190
Hockanum Valley Community Council Inc.                                                               
27 Naek Road, Suite 4                                                                                                            860-872-9825
hvcc@hvcchelps.org
Vernon Housing Authority    860-871-0886
CT Fair Housing Center    860-247-4400    info@ctfairhousing.org
State of CT Energy Hotline (heating & energy assistance)    800-842-1132
Salvation Army Superstore
295 Hartford Turnpike       860-875-5422

The Cornerstone Foundation (Community Center)
15 Prospect St. Rockville    860-871-1823
cornerstone-cares.org
Vernon Social Services
14 Park Pl.     860-870-3661
www.vernon-ct.gov
ADDICTION SUPPORTS AND SERVICES
Agency Name    Contact Information
Natchaug Hospital-Rivereast Treatment Center
428 Hartford Turnpike     860-870-0119
natchaug.org
The Bridge Family Center
26 Union Street Suite 2     860-521-8035
CT Addiction Services     Access Line (24/7) 1-800-563-4086
www.ctadictionservices.com

Addiction Services – Community Health Resources    877-884-3571
Vernon Rocks Coalition    860-870-3555
InterCommunity Health Care
111 Founders Plaza 18th Fl East Hartford    (860) 569-5900
www.intercommunityct.org
CHILD/PARENT RESOURCES AND ACTIVITIES
Agency Name    Contact Information
Vernon Parks and Rec. Dept.
120 South St.     860-870-3520
vernonct.myrec.com
Vernon Youth Services
9 Elm St      860-870-3555
Vernon School Readiness Council    860-870-3555
Vernon Public Schools
Family School and Community Partnership Center    860-896-4688
Fatherhood Initiative Program -ECHN    860.266.0126 or email kntem-mensah@echn.org

Parenting Classes and Support (KIDSAFE CT)
19 Elm Street      860-872-1918
www.kidsafect.com

ECHN Family Resource Center at Maple Street School    860-335-6954
ECHN Family Development Center Home Visitation Programs Serving Vernon    860-533-2990
Rockville Public Library
52 Union Street       860-875-5892

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES AND DISABILITIES
Agency Name    Contact Information
Birth to Three    Birth23.org                 800-505-7000
Strong Foundation
550 Hartford Tpke Rockville     860-870-5997
Hockanum Valley Community Council                                                              
27 Naek Road, Suite 4                                                                                   860-872-9825
hvcc@hvcchelps.org
The Counseling Center of Vernon (Mental Health Clinic)
310 Hartford Turnpike #2                                                                                             860-556-4770
KIDSAFE CT
19 Elm Street     860-872-1918
www.kidsafect.com

Vernon Social Services
14 Park Pl      860-870-3661

The Bridge Family Center
26 Union Street Suite 2    860-521-8035    
CHR Community Health Resources (including Child Mental Health)
Serving Vernon and Rockville    860-730-8811
chrhealth.org
EMERGENCY
POLICE AND VICTIM SERVICES
Agency Name    Contact Information
POLICE, FIRE, AMBULANCE    911
SUICIDE & CRISIS LIFELINE    988
Vernon Police
725 Hartford Tpke. Vernon     860-872-9126
Vernonctpolice.org
State of CT Child Abuse Hotline    800-842-2288
Network Against Domestic Violence    860-763-4542 24 hour hotline
Text-888-774-2900      thenetworkct.org
Interval House (Intimate Partner Violence Support)    860-527-0550
24 hour hotline
State of Connecticut Office of Victim Services
31 Cooke Street Plainville      860-747-6070
www.jud.state.ct.us
Manchester Memorial Community Crisis Center    860-641-4766
Poison Control Center    800-222-1222
CHILD CARE SERVICES
Agency Name    Contact Information
Care 4 Kids-Child Care Assistance Program    1-888-214-KIDS (5437)
Academy Of Art and Learning
Multiple locations throughout Vernon    860-604-0356
paulinefortier651@comcast.net

KinderCare
295 Talcottville Rd.    833-905-3276
Kindercare.com
Rockville YMCA Child Development Center
23 Elm St Vernon    860-896-0584
ivchildcare@ghymca.org
Vernon Public School Preschool    860-896-4663
Head Start (EASTCONN-Tolland County) Free Preschool Home Visiting Program    860-917-9683 or 860-917-5606
211 Childcare (including Family Child Care Providers in Vernon)    Dial 211 or www.211childcare.org
Strong Foundation
550 Hartford Tpke Rockville    860-870-5997
ADULT EDUCATION/EMPLOYMENT/JOB TRAINING
Agency Name    Contact Information
Vernon Regional Adult Education
70 Loveland Hill Rd.    860-870-6048
vrabe.com
Hockanum Valley Community Council Inc.
27 Naek Road, Suite 4           860-872-9825
Capital Workforce Partners    860-522-1111   capitalworkforce.org
Manpower
360 Tolland Turnpike Manchester     860-643-4810
manpowergroupusa.com
Vernon Social Services
14 Park Pl
    860-870-3661

HEALTH AND FAMILY PLANNING
Agency Name    Contact Information
Vernon Urgent Care and Walk In Clinic
179 Talcottville Rd.    860-986-7600
afcurgentcare.com
Vernon Area Community Health Center
3 Prospect St.    860-896-1616
*more information on page 5
Maternity Care Center/Rockville Hospital
31 Union Street Vernon     (860) 872-5170
www.echn.org
Planned Parenthood of CT.
319 West Middle Tpke. Manchester     860-643-1607
plannedparenthood.org
Hartford Gay & Lesbian Health Collective
1841 Broad St Hartford    860-278-4163
hglhc.org