Other Enfield Social Services Programs

Community Health Resources

Educational Resources for Children, Inc. (ERFC)

Provides after-school Learning and Enrichment Centers at Alcorn, Barnard, and JFK Middle schools. 
Email ERFC
Enfield, CT 06082
Ph: 860-253-9935 

Enfield Food Shelf, Inc.

Local food pantry open to Enfield residents in need. Food shopping takes place and new registrations are accepted every Wednesday between 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. and every Thursday from 2 - 6:30 p.m. To qualify applicants must bring a valid ID and proof of Enfield residence, all household income, and rent or mortgage payments. Call for information on how to apply, donate, and/or volunteer.
96 Alden Ave.
Enfield, CT 06082
Ph: 860-741-7321 (answering machine) 

Enfield Loaves and Fishes

Enfield Loaves and Fishes is a local area Soup Kitchen providing hospitality to all those in need by offering meals, aid, and companionship at no charge 7 days a week. 

23 North Main Street

Enfield, CT 06082



Home & Community Health Services

Provides Medicare and Medicaid certified skilled nursing, rehab services, home health aide and homemaker services, and hospice care to people in their homes. Also provided are flu clinics, blood pressure screenings, and cholesterol checks for the community. Formerly the Enfield Visiting Nurse Association.
101 Phoenix Ave.
P. O. Box 1199
Enfield, CT 06082
Ph: 860-763-7600 

Literacy Volunteers of Northern Connecticut

Provides free adult basic literacy and English as a 2nd Language classes. Contact for information about classes or becoming a volunteer tutor.
Alcorn School
1010 Enfield St.
Enfield, CT 06082
Ph: 860-253-3038

Network Against Domestic Abuse

Provides assistance to victims of domestic violence and their children. Programs include:

  • Advocacy
  • Children’s programs
  • Community education programs
  • Crisis counseling and support groups
  • Shelter

Email the Network Against Domestic Abuse
139 Hazard Ave.
Enfield, CT 06082
Ph: 860-763-7430 

New Directions

Provides outpatient substance abuse and mental health treatment services to Enfield and the surrounding towns located in the North Central Region of Connecticut.
113 Elm St.
Suite 204
Enfield, CT 06082
Ph: 860-741-3001 

North Central Regional Mental Health Board

Provides community-based consumer advocacy for state and federal mental health programs. Programs include:

  • Local assessments regarding availability and adequacy of services for people with serious mental health needs in their community
  • Local citizen involvement in evaluation of state funded mental health services
  • Mini-grants to fund recovery-enhancing projects

Email the North Central Regional Mental Health Board
367 Russell Road
Newington, CT 06111
Ph: 860-667-6388

Visiting Nurse & Health Services of Connecticut, Inc.

Provides quality home health and hospice care to individuals throughout eastern and north central Connecticut, including Enfield. Specialty programs include:

  • Nursing
  • Physical, speech and occupational therapies
  • Telehealth and hospice and palliative care
  • Wound care

Community programs consist of Meals on Wheels, Community wellness programs, and support groups for stroke, bereavement, and caregivers.
Email the Visiting Nurse and Health Services of Connecticut
8 Keynote Drive
Vernon, CT 06066
Ph: 860-872-9163