May 23, 2017
The Hour: Making progress on homelessness in CT

“Being able to have really good data about the number of youth that are homeless or unstably housed is huge,” [Jeannette] Archer-Simons said. “That’s the best data we’ve had ever. It’s a scary figure that we have over 4,000 people …

May 18, 2017
Melora Johnson joins The Open Door Shelter Board

The Open Door Shelter welcomes Melora Johnson to its board of directors. Click here for the press release.

April 08, 2017
The Hour: 2-1-1 calls illuminate Norwalk’s affordable housing crisis

“This week alone we had three families competing for one family slot,” Archer-Simons said. “That’s how full it is. I just got an email from another mother with four children who’s looking for shelter. And we’re no different than any …

March 19, 2017
The Hour: Norwalk’s Neediest Must Navigate Web of Decentralized Services

“We do our best with the folks we serve,” said Executive Director Jeannette Archer-Simons. “We have someone who took someone to Bridgeport today to work on housing and we have to do that because there’s no housing available that people …

March 17, 2017
We’re all in this together

Our March newsletter shares a wonderful video from Near & Far Aid Association, thanks the volunteers who make a difference every day, and keeps you updated on our upcoming Gala! You can read more or sign up for our monthly …