Wallingford Emergency Shelter

The Wallingford Emergency Shelter (WES) in Wallingford, CT provides overnight, temporary housing and warm meals during the winter months to people in need who are in a state of emergency as a result of a crisis situation or extreme difficulty. These include circumstances such as fire, severe weather conditions, loss of job, and a disability that causes them to be incapable of supporting themselves, spousal abuse, or eviction.

Their mission is primarily focused on empowering individuals and families in crisis towards independence and self sufficiency with the ultimate goal of permanent housing within 50 days for individuals and 120 days for families.