Committed to Supporting Our Local Community
Our commitment is unwavering and this is especially true during difficult times. We've put together a list of resources to help you navigate and prepare for the many effects of Coronavirus (COVID-19). This list of resources can aid with everything from helping local small businesses to finding available support when it comes to food, housing, educating and entertaining your loved ones.
Many thanks to our business partners and community members for the resources they are offering at this time. We encourage you to support these local organizations in a way that works best for the physical and financial wellbeing of you, your family and friends.
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Chelsea Groton Bank Program Assistance
Chelsea Groton Bank customers may be facing financial difficulties as a result of the new COVID-19 (Coronavirus). We may be able to help. Please call our Program Hotline at 860-448-4195 or send us a secure message via Online/Mobile Banking to discuss possible relief options.
L+M Hospital - YNHH establishes coronavirus call center
Questions about COVID-19? Yale New Haven Health has established a call center for the community and employees of the Health System and Yale University who have questions about COVID-19. Healthcare and human resources professionals from the Health System and University are available to answer your specific questions Monday – Friday, 7 am – 7 pm. The Yale New Haven Health COVID-19 call center can be reached at 833-ASK-YNHH (833-275-9644).
Small Business & Non-Profits
Small Business Administration (SBA) Loan Programs and Resources
The Connecticut Recovery Bridge Loan Program zero-interest loan program
Updates on local restaurants, shops and other small businesses from area Chambers of Commerce
Gift card purchases are a great way to support these businesses today for use at a later date.
Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT
CT River Valley Chamber of Commerce
Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce
Greater Norwich Chamber of Commerce - Business ToolKit & Restaurants
Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce
New London Main Street
Niantic Main Street
Ocean Community Chamber of Commerce
Shoreline Chamber of Commerce
Southern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce
Meals for school children
Groton Public Schools’ Student Nutrition Program
New London Public Schools’ Child Nutrition Program
Norwich Public Schools Food Service
Farms in CT where you can purchase food
Dairy farms in CT List
Farm Stands and Stores
Poultry and Eggs
Join a CSA
Bozrah Light & Power
Norwich Public Utilities
Educational Resources By Grade Level:
Charlotte Mason Institute
Clark Creative Education
Virtual Field Trips
Virtual Farm Tours
PreK – 2nd Grade
Anywhere Teacher Online Education Learning App
Can Figure It Geometry
Our Chelsea University Landing Page for High School Students
Can Figure It Geometry
The Arts and Entertainment
The Ultimate Guide to Virtual Museum Resources, E-Learning, and Online Collections via The Museum Computer Network
Services Available & Volunteer Opportunities
The American Red Cross has expressed an urgent need for blood due to Coronavirus Outbreak. Learn more about coronavirus and blood donation.
Groton Rotary is organizing volunteers to be ready for the needs of our community in the coming crisis due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
The Jonnycake Center of Westerly is inviting existing clients or Westerly or Chariho area residents to call 401-377-8069 if they are in need of assistance.
United Way of Southeastern CT Mobile Food Pantry
United Way of Southeastern CT
Tax Relief from the IRS
If you’re in need of food for your pet, contact Ledyard C.H.A.I.N. (Citizens Helping Animals in Need) at 860-287-3504 or firstname.lastname@example.org in order to arrange for pet food pick-up or delivery.