County Disparities Evident in Report on Housing, Food Insecurity

County Disparities Evident in Report on Housing, Food Insecurity

Five of Connecticut’s eight counties, on average, do better than the nation when it comes to the percentage of residents living in housing with substandard conditions, and the percentage who pay more than 50% of their annual income on housing.  An analysis also reveals that in four of the state’s counties, the percentage of people living more than 1/2 mile from the nearest supermarket or large grocery store exceeds the national average

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Grants Will Support Community Organizations, Clinical Care Providers Working Together in Hartford and Waterbury; Multiple Awards to Advance Care

Grants Will Support Community Organizations, Clinical Care Providers Working Together in Hartford and Waterbury; Multiple Awards to Advance Care

group of Hartford social service organizations teaming up to reduce infant mortality and improve outcomes for families of young children and a collaborative of agencies in Waterbury working to better serve frequent emergency department visitors will receive grants from the Connecticut Health Foundation intended to support more systematic links between community-based organizations and local hospitals.

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