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Women & Family Life Center assists many families that would otherwise have no place to turn for help. Contact us for immediate assistance or more information.
All of the Women & Family Life Center services are open to anyone regardless of income, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability from any of the following 16 towns that we serve. All services offered by Women & Family Life Center are FREE!
Towns that Women & Family Life Center serve are Branford, Chester, Clinton, Deep River, East Haven, East Lyme, Essex, Guilford, Killingworth, Lyme, Madison, North Branford, North Haven, Old Lyme, Old Saybrook and Westbrook.
If you are a provider, agency, or other professional looking to refer a client for services to W&FLC, click the button below to bring you to our Agency Referral Form page!
GAP provides personalized support and referrals for individuals facing difficult life challenges. The Center’s Referral Navigators work to directly connect participants to community resources spanning crisis services, social services, mental health, financial and legal services. Through GAP, a participant learns how to outline their personal or family needs and to create an action plan. GAP is a unique service, not offered at any other organization on the Shoreline.
For more information or to make an appointment with a Referral Navigator please call 203-458-6699 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Lawyer Time offers individuals the opportunity to meet one-on-one with a volunteer attorney to discuss legal questions and to better understand one’s personal rights and the legal process. Attorneys can discuss most civil matters. If you are looking for legal assistance related to immigration or criminal law, please call the Center and ask to speak with a Referral Navigator.
For more information or to make an appointment with an attorney please call 203-458-6699 or email at email@example.com
Financial Consults offers participants one-on-one appointments with a volunteer Financial Coach to review finances and help those involved take control of their economic independence and success. Topics include budgeting, divorce, finances, debt, death claims paperwork, and more.
For more information or to make an appointment with an financial coach please call 203-458-6699 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Women & Family Life is offering its RESTART group this spring.
May 22, June 5, June 12, and June 19 from 7:00 - 9:00 pm - REGISTER TODAY!
RESTART is a divorce group hosted by two facilitators, an expert divorce attorney/coach, and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. RESTART provides information, skills, and support for those contemplating or navigating divorce at any point in the process. Participants learn the essential skills needed to thrive through and after divorce.
For more information or to register for our Restart divorce group, please call 203-458-6699 or email us at email@example.com
Women & Family Life is offering its Life After Loss group this spring.
June 7, 14, 21, 28 and July 5, 12, 19, and 26 starting at 5:00pm - REGISTER TODAY!
Life After Loss is a bereavement group for anyone who has experienced loss and is still working through their grief. The support group will guide participants in written and shared discussions on dealing with life after loss. Individuals will learn about types of grief, coping skills, self-care and self-love suggestions. Participants will also be introduced to the concept of listening to one's "inner self," working through the many emotions of loss, what the future will look like, and much more.
For more information or to register for our Life After Loss bereavement group, please call 203-458-6699 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
RESCHEDULED FROM APRIL 29th
NEW DATE: MAY 13th, 10:00 am -12:00 pm - VIRTUAL - REGISTER TODAY!
ADAPT is a workshop designed to provide a comprehensive overview of divorce to help participants acquire the tools needed to make the best choices for themselves and their families. An expert in divorce and family law guides participants through the types of divorce, the paperwork to collect, and the questions to ask. Empowered with this knowledge, participants can more confidently navigate this significant life change.
For more information or to register for our Adapt workshop, please call 203-458-6699 or email us at email@example.com
Women & Family Life Center will be offering ACHIEVE workshops this spring.
May 31, June 8, June 13, June 22 all at 6:00pm - REGISTER TODAY!
ACHIEVE offers four workshops. The different workshops will cover resume building, cover letter writing, interview skills, and job search strategies. An expert in the career service field will facilitate each of the four workshops.
For more information or to register for our Achieve Workshops, please call 203-458-6699 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Life Coaching for Parents will provide participants with a chance to meet one-on-one with a volunteer life coach to help parents learn how to better manage their emotions during transition and crisis, and will help guide them through powerful life events.
For more information or to make an appointment with the Life Coach please call 203-458-6699 or email at email@example.com
Safe Search is a program that allows participants and walk-ins needing a safe place to use a phone or access the internet. Individuals have access to a computer, the internet, phone, printer, scanner, copier, and fax machine. Safe Search is a time and place where individuals can call counselors, and lawyers, research jobs, and revise and print a resume. We also offer a secure location to keep documents for future use.
For more information please call 203-458-6699 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
To utilize Safe Search stop by Women & Family Life Center Monday-Friday 10:00 am-3:00 pm
W&FLC spearheads the SDVSATF and includes a group of informed non-profit agencies, municipal offices, and private practitioners. The mission of the Task Force is to provide education, coordinate resources, and aids in preventing domestic violence and sexual assault across Shoreline communities. The Task Force hosts an annual Legislative Roundtable with state and local legislators representing Shoreline Towns to discuss key legislative issues pertinent to the work of domestic violence and sexual assault crisis services.
For more information or to join SDVSATF, please call 203-458-6699 or email at email@example.com
The Women & Family Life Center partners with the Beth El Center to offer a Shoreline Housing Diversion Specialist every other Wednesday. In order to be connected to the Shoreline Housing Diversion Specialist, one must first access the CAN program through 211.
The Shoreline Housing Diversion Specialist provides time-limited case management to participants accessing the Greater New Haven CAN who are not currently receiving housing-related case management services in East Haven, Guilford, Branford, North Branford, and Madison.
The goal is to divert clients from entering shelters whenever safe and appropriate. Participants are referred to and linked to all relevant resources as quickly as possible, including emergency shelter openings when no viable diversion plan is actualized. Participates must provide the requested documents and work alongside the Shoreline Housing Diversion Specialist to be diverted from homelessness.
To access the Shoreline Housing Diversion program, please call 211 and request an appointment with the Shoreline Housing Diversion Specialist.