Text CTWARM to 898211 
A Message from Richard Porth         
President/CEO of United Way of Connecticut 

The Connecticut Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) is designed to help offset the winter heating costs of Connecticut's lower income households, specifically those households whose income falls at or below 60 percent of the state median income. 

To access energy assistance through CEAP you must make an appointment with the CEAP application site in your area. Text CTWARM to 898211 to locate a CEAP application site near you. To learn more about the Connecticut Energy Assistance program Check out  2-1-1 CT's eLibrary paper
Use 2-1-1 to Find Resources During the Holiday Season
There are a number of programs and organizations working to make this holiday season a bit easier for families in need throughout Connecticut. Whether food, gifts, or holiday meals, 2-1-1 has the most up-to-date information about holiday assistance available. Visit or call 2-1-1 for information on resources and services being offered across the state.
Interested in when and where holiday meals are being offered this season? Visit  and search "Christmas Meals" to find a location near you to enjoy a holiday meal or click HERE for a list of locations offering meals throughout Connecticut.

2-1-1 Connecticut maintains a continuously updated list of year round food resources available across the state. Click HERE to locate food pantries, soup kitchens and information about other available food resources.  
Operation Fuel, Inc. Winter Program   

The Operation Fuel Winter Program began accepting applications on December 3, 2018.The program provides assistance of up to $500 for heating expenses for households in Connecticut with incomes at or below 75% of the State Median Income who are in crisis. To learn more about the Operation Fuel Winter Program, it's eligibility criteria and how to apply click HERE or dial 2-1-1.To locate an Operation Fuel intake site near you click HERE.

Operation Fuel is a non-profit organization that has been dedicated to providing year-round help with energy costs more than 40 years. Visit  to learn more about Operation Fuel.

Did You Miss 2-1-1 CT's Fall Webinar Series?
2-1-1 Connecticut recently hosted a fall webinar series. Each 30 minute webinar was recorded and is now available on 2-1-1 CT's Training and Outreach Page. Click HERE to learn more about:
  • Healthy Lives Connecticut
  • 2018 Connecticut United Ways ALICE Report
  • Navigating the 2-1-1 Navigator
  • Norwich Coordinated Addiction Recovery System
Additional archived webinars, information on upcoming webinars and a link to request a webinar or training can all be found on 2-1-1 CT's Training and Outreach Page.