Income / Household Stability Goals:
• People in crisis have access to emergency food and shelter (Click for info)
• Individuals and families are prepared to respond to disasters and emergencies (Click for info)
• Increase accessible, safe, permanent, affordable housing (Click for info)
Households are stable and have access to resources
Poverty exists throughout Fairfield County and in 2013 more than 17,500 residents lived below the poverty line, which for a family of four is an annual income of $24,250! Basic needs services are vital to individuals with chronic conditions, those on a limited, fixed income and families in crisis needing temporary support while they work to get back on their feet.