The City of Danbury operates a shelter at 41 New Street to serve those who are temporarily homeless; there is a maximum stay of 30 days. All women and men seeking shelter due to an emergency MUST contact 211 for a personal appointment and assessment for immediate assistance.
The women and men are required to engage in:
- Counseling for addiction and/or mental health, if applicable
- Apply for State and Federal assistance
- Seek employment if applicable
- Be sober at all times
The City Shelter serves as a portal for outside agencies to provide services on site.