United to help hard-working, struggling families in Southern Litchfield County
Southern Litchfield County is also referred to as Greater New Milford. It includes the towns of Bridgewater, Kent, New Milford, Roxbury, Sherman, Warren and Washington. Despite its natural beauty and good quality of life, many residents face a number of challenges.
- The cost of living is high and on the rise. The cost of basic household expenses in Connecticut is $77,832 for a family of four (two adults with one infant and one preschooler) and $24,672 for a single adult.
- In New Milford, 24% of households are ALICE and struggling to afford basic needs.
- In Litchfield County, 33% of households fall at or below the ALICE threshold.
To help the hard-working families in Southern Litchfield County, we are focusing on: increasing access to quality childcare and education; increasing access to healthy food; giving people the tools they need to help them save and become more financially stable. Learn more about Our Work
Highlights in Southern Litchfield