NVCC and Community Resources

Last Updated Sep 2014


Resources for Continuing, Readmitting and New Students

Center for Academic Planning & Student Success (CAPSS)
Room K520, 203-575-8025 (Waterbury) or 203-798-9378 (Danbury)

  • Counselors -  Bonnie Goulet, Sam Johnson, Terry Latella 
  • Academic Advisors – Ben Mattheis, Antony Wormack
  • Yhara Zelinka – Bilingual Advisor (English/Spanish)

International Students Admissions Office
Room K500

  • Jennifer Wissink, 203-575-8010

English as a Second Language (ESL) Program
Room E500

  • Lay Kuan Toh, 203-575-8156

Students with Disabilities Waterbury and Danbury
Room K519

  • Laurie Novi, 203-575-8025
  • Terry Latella, 203-596-8608

Women’s Center (Waterbury)
Room K412

  • Yhara Zelinka, 203-575-8224
  • Karla Ekquist-Lechner, 203-575-2012

Community Resources

Food Assistance in CT:

CT Food Bank
203-469-5000

SNAP Program
1-800-842-1508

Food Stamps
1-860-560-2100

Soup Kitchen, Homeless Shelter
203-754-0000

Heath Care Insurance Assistance in CT
203-575-9799

Buying First Home Assistance
203-969-1830

Housing Assistance in CT:

Emergency Housing

Legal Aid in CT:

CT Legal Aid Program
1-800-453-3320

Fuel and Utilities Assistance in CT:

Fuel Assistance By Town
Utilities Assistance
Call: 211 or on the web at: http://www.211ct.org/default.asp

Emergency Shelter Services

  • St. Vincent DePaul Shelter
    114 Benedict Street, Waterbury CT
    203-573-9018
  • Salvation Army Family Emergency Shelter
    74 Central Avenue, Waterbury CT
    203-756-1718

  • City of Danbury Shelter
    41 New Street, Danbury, CT
    203 796-1661

  • Harmony House Shelter
    5 Harmony Street, Danbury, CT
    203-792-8609

Community Health Centers

  • Stay Well Health Center
    80 Phoenix Ave Waterbury, CT
    203-756-8021
  • Stay Well Health Center
    1302 South Main Street Waterbury, CT
    203-597-9044
  • Planned Parenthood
    1-800-230-7526
    203-753-2119 (Waterbury)
    203-743-2446 (Danbury)

Nonprofit Counseling Services

  • Family Services of Greater Waterbury
    203-756-8317
  • Psychiatric and Emergency Management-Waterbury Hospital
    203-573-6500
  • Catholic Charities-Danbury
    203-743-4412
  • Safe Haven of Greater Waterbury Hotline
    203-575-0036

AIDS Testing Sites

  • Planned Parenthood of Waterbury
    203-753-2119
  • Waterbury Health Department
    203-574-6883
  • AIDS Project Greater Danbury
    203-778-2437
Contact Information
203-575-8025 (p)
203-596-8610 (f)
Room: K520
750 Chase Parkway
Waterbury, CT 06708