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Fight Hunger in Killingly and Willimantic this Winter: Stop & Shop Floral Bouquet Program to Benefit Access Food Pantries for June 2022 at Both Locations

Killingly and Willimantic, CT – Fight hunger in Killingly and Willimantic with a simple purchase of a floral bouquet! Access Community Action Agency has been selected by local Stop & Shop store leadership as the benefiting hunger organization in the Stop & Shop Bloomin' 4 Good [...]

May 19, 2022|Categories: All News Categories, Blog, Community, Event, Funding / Giving News, News|

Help Sara help herself – consider a donation to the Access Agency

Sara, an unemployed single mom, struggled with addiction for years after tragically losing her daughter. When she was ready to make positive changes in her life, she turned to Access. Sara learned that the 11-week Access to Employment Program (A2E) could help her find a pathway [...]

May 19, 2022|Categories: Blog, Funding / Giving News, Get Involved, News|

Upcoming Internet Safety Training in Spanish for Parents! Seguridad Para Los Padres en el Internet!

Fecha: Junio 6th @ Tiempo 6pm-7:30pm EST (emailed) Descripción General de la Presentación para Padres En el mundo tecnológico cada vez mayor de hoy, se desarrollan nuevas tendencias y programas para mejorar nuestras vidas. Con este aumento constante de nueva información y programas disponibles, la comunicación [...]

May 19, 2022|Categories: All News Categories, Blog, Community, Event, News|

Cameo Drive Event

On Monday May 9th, Access Agency, Hartford HealthCare and Cameo Drive Apartments collaborated on an event to share information on health. Our Mobile Food Pantry was onsite and some of the topics covered were health disparities, what Access Agency has to offer as well as handing [...]

May 12, 2022|Categories: All News Categories, Blog, Community, Event, Event Announcements, Housing, News|

Ayuda con las facturas de calefacción del hogar

La Agencia de Acción Comunitaria ACCESS todavía está aceptando solicitudes de asistencia energética para la temporada de calefacción 2021-2022. La ayuda esta disponible para todos los hogares en los condados de Windham y Tolland que usan calefacción de petróleo, queroseno, propano, madera, pellets, carbón, electricidad o [...]

May 11, 2022|Categories: All News Categories, Blog, Community, News, Program Updates, Spanish|

Help with Home Heating Bills Extended

NEWS RELEASE Elisha Sherman, Communications & Development Coordinator (860) 450-7400, ext. 7456/ [email protected] May 6, 2022 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Applications for energy assistance for the 2021-2022 heating season are still being accepted by the Access Community Action Agency. Help is available for all heated households in [...]

The Northeastern Connecticut Transit District Would Like to Hear from You!

NECTD will be holding a public meeting on May 11, 2022 @1pm at the Killingly Public Library If you are a transit rider or anyone interested in using transit, please attend this meeting! Representatives from NECTD, FHI a consultant for CT Department of Transportation will be [...]

April 27, 2022|Categories: All News Categories, Blog, Community, Event, Event Announcements, Get Involved, News|

Register for the CT State Community Colleges Showcase!

All 12 Connecticut Community Colleges are coming together to bring you the CT State Community Colleges Showcase beginning Thursday, April 28th! This includes our closest Community Colleges including: Eastern Connecticut State University 83 Windham Street, Willimantic, CT Manchester Community College Great Path, Manchester CT Quinebaug Valley [...]

April 5, 2022|Categories: Blog|

Repair Café Clinic Saturday, April 9, 2022 from 10 am to 2 pm

WHERE: First Congregational Church, Arnold Auditorium, 199 Valley Street, Willimantic, CT  Free Repairs for:  Bicycle Repair Electrical Toasters and other small appliance Vacuum cleaners Lamps Sewing (Clothing, etc.) Wood and Mechanical Repair Carry it in and learn from volunteers how to get it working again. If [...]

April 1, 2022|Categories: All News Categories, Blog, Community, Event, Event Announcements, News|

A2E Participant Highlight: Meet Karen

We asked Karen a few questions about her A2E Experience. Here is what she said: What made you sign up for A2E? I was offered the class while I was in rehab and it sounded like something that would help my future. What did you like [...]

March 31, 2022|Categories: All News Categories, Blog, News, Program Updates|
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