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Building Lives

Building Lives Initiative


Please join us on November 7 to celebrate an exciting first year at the Smilow Life Center and to learn more about what's to come! The Smilow Life Center is an innovative model of health, housing, respite care and job training. It has already had significant impact in training and affordable housing here in the region. We can't wait to show you what a community-driven project is doing to make a difference! The Smilow 1st Anniversary Open House will run between 10:00am and 1:00pm on Thursday, November 7. Please stop by at your convenience, and we look forward to seeing you!
Classes at the Smilow Life Center We're working with amazing partners to provide job training and educational opportunities right here in Norwalk! Open Doors is offering financial workshops, OSHA certification, health certificate programs and more at the Smilow Life Center. See the full calendar at


The Open Door Shelter
4 Merritt Street
Norwalk, CT 06854
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