Serving CT's Homeless

Affordable Housing

Housing is the most important basic need each of our clients have to gain stability.

Community Supportive Housing Services is a combination of housing and case management services intended to help support individuals and families coming from homelessness. Supportive housing is a “best practices” national model proven to transition individuals from homelessness to stable and affordable housing with wrap-around supports. Chrysalis Center has provided supportive housing services for over twenty years.

Tenets in the program: 

  • Find, obtain and maintain permanent affordable housing
  • Complete applications to get a housing subsidy
  • Understand an apartment lease and how to be a good tenant
  • Have help acquiring home necessities and furnishings
  • Have access to job training and education
  • Gain meaningful employment
  • Learn to manage physical and mental healthcare
  • Learn daily living skills, such as housekeeping, shopping on a budget, using public transportation and managing finances
  • Complete applications for entitlement benefits
  • Connect to community resources, such as houses of worship and support groups

Single Site Affordable Housing

Cherry Street Apartments (Waterbury) – 40 apartments 

Columbus Commons (New Britain) – 80 apartments 

Cosgrove Commons (Hartford) – 24 apartments for Veterans and young adults

Hudson View Commons (Hartford) – 28 apartments

Legion Court (Hartford) – 12 townhouses for Veteran families

Liberty Gardens (Hartford) – 10 apartments for families

Patriots Landing (Rocky Hill) – 5 homes for Veterans

Phelps Village (Rockville/Vernon) – 21 apartments for Veterans

Soromundi Commons (Hartford) – 48 apartments

St. Philip House (Plainville) – 8 apartments and 1 house

The Elms (Bristol) – 9 apartments for Veterans

Victoria Gardens (Waterford) – 90 apartments 

Victory Gardens (Newington) – 74 apartments 

Willow Creek (Hartford) – 63 apartments 

Woodland Springs (Stafford Springs) – 79 apartments 

11 Crown Street TOD (Meriden) – 81 apartments 

Programs and
Scattered  Sites

Community Housing & Health Services (CHHS)

Community Integration Services (CIS)

Connecticut Coalition on Re-entry (CCR) / Frequent Users Service Enhancements (FUSE)

Housing, Employment, Alternatives and Risk Reduction Team (Project H.E.A.R.R.T.)

Family Matters

Grants for the Benefits of Homeless Individuals (GBHI)

Next Steps

Patriots Landing

St. Philip House Rapid Re-Housing

Veteran’s Support Services (VSS)

Willow Creek