Shelter for the Homeless
Shelter for the Homeless is a safe and caring environment that serves lower Fairfield County by providing temporary housing to homeless men, striving to obtain permanent supportive housing and services for men and women tailored to meet their relevant needs, and empowering people to help themselves achieve their greatest level of self-sufficiency. FPC has two teams that prepare and serve a meal for the shelter clients once a month.
New Covenant House of Hospitality Soup Kitchen
New Covenant House is an inner-city soup kitchen located on the West Side of Stamford. New Covenant House was founded on the premise that all are welcome and that each person who passes through their door is to be treated with the same respect and dignity that one would provide to a guest in our own home. A team of FPC members prepares and serves a meal at the Soup Kitchen on the first Monday of each month.
The Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County
The Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County, Inc. is lower Fairfield County's primary hunger-relief organization. It is the only food bank that services this area. FPC has an ongoing relationship with the Food Bank. Each year our youth participate in the Souper Bowl of Caring in support of the Food Bank.
FISH of Stamford Inc.
FISH is an all-volunteer group that provides transportation in the Stamford area for those of all ages who have no other means of reaching health facilities. Volunteer drivers provide transportation in their own vehicles Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. FPC members volunteer as drivers and also serve on the Board.
St. Luke's Lifeworks
St. Luke’s LifeWorks is a non-profit organization providing learning opportunities, housing and support services to people overcoming homelessness in lower Fairfield County. FPC members participate in St. Luke's Holiday Gift collection which provides gifts to children of Fairfield County who are infected or affect by HIV/AIDS and/or living at the poverty level.
Rebuilding Together Fairfield County
Rebuilding Together is the nation’s leading nonprofit working to preserve affordable homeownership and revitalize communities. RT Fairfield County is one of 200 affiliates nationwide provides free rehabilitation and critical repairs to the homes of low income homeowners, particularly those who are elderly or with disabilities. The last Saturday of April is Rebuilding Day and FPC puts together a team.
Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care of Southwestern Connecticut
VNHC provides both in home and residential hospice care. Hospice in Stamford originated in the late 1970's when FPC's own Jane Judd put together a small Planning Committee after hearing a presentation from Connecticut Hospice, the first Hospice in the United States.
New Neighborhoods, Inc.
NNI, founded in 1967 by the late Pat Marshall (a FPC member) and other forward thinking Stamford community advocates has been in the forefront of affordable housing for the city’s working men and women, families and low and moderate income seniors, and spearheaded community revitalization efforts for over four decades. It has developed and preserved more than 400 units of affordable rental and ownership housing in Stamford, Danbury and most recently in Norwalk and helped hundreds more achieve home ownership and economic self-sufficiency.
Interfaith Council of Southwestern Connecticut
The InterFaith Council promotes cooperation and reverence among people of all spiritual traditions. The IFC fosters opportunities to understanddifferent religious paths, explore issues of common interest, and work cooperatively and proactively to address community needs, through educational programs, social action and sharing ideas and information.
Habitat for Humanity of Coastal Fairfield County
Habitat for Humanity of Coastal Fairfield County has been in existence for 25 years, working to eliminate substandard housing and to create homeownership possibilities for motivated low-income families.
Pivot Ministries Inc.
Pivot Ministries is a Christ-centered drug and alcohol rehabilitation program.
Stamford Counseling Center
The Stamford Counseling Center provides counseling and psychotherapy to individuals seeking professional help with emotional difficulties, family crises and relationship problems.
Family Centers, Inc.
Family Centers is a private, non-profit organization offering education and human services to children, adults and families living in Lower Fairfield County.