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The City of New Haven is taking action tonight!

Declaring racism to be a public health crisis or emergency offers a clear path to intentionally acknowledging and addressing disparities and inequities. Making a public declaration that racism is a public health crisis is the first step in intentionally embedding health equity in policymaking and can lead to authorizing data analysis, policy analysis to prevent unintentional injustices, and implementation of policies and actions to dismantle and course-correct problematic…


Added by Lee Cruz on July 6, 2020 at 3:57pm — No Comments

Collab Open Positions

Collab is a growing organization that equips entrepreneurs with the confidence, resources, and skills to build new ventures that contribute to economic vibrancy in our community. We envision a Greater New Haven where civically activated businesses help create community wealth, livelihoods for families, and structural change. We prioritize partnering with people of color —…


Added by Caroline Smith on June 25, 2020 at 10:59am — No Comments


ARTE is seeking instructors to conduct virtual programs in July. 

Individual instructors will teach 2-4 sessions per week for four weeks. This could vary.  Each session will run 45-60 minutes depending on topic. 

ARTE will pay $50 per session.
The programs need to be geared and of interest to at-risk high school youth. 


ARTE is interested in offering a variety of…

Added by ARTE Inc on June 4, 2020 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Rules for the businesses that will be part of the initial reopening of Connecticut

Rules for the businesses that will be part of the initial reopening of Connecticut are as follows:


Added by Lee Cruz on May 17, 2020 at 10:27pm — No Comments

Op-ed by David V. Hunter, President & CEO of Mary Wade, 5.15.2020

Added by Kara Hunter on May 16, 2020 at 10:26am — No Comments

Car Parade - Annual Fair Haven Community Parade

Car Parade - Annual Fair Haven Community Parade
Fri, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
NEW HAVEN – (May 15, 2020) - A Message from the Mary Wade Home Leaders:

Pandemic Annual Fair Haven Community Parade – Friday, May 22nd! Please join us in a parade on Friday, May 22nd to show our appreciation and gratitude to our Residents, Families, and Front line Healthcare Worker. This month (May) is Older American…

Added by Kara Hunter on May 15, 2020 at 4:43pm — No Comments

Today: The City of New Haven to Host Economic Re-Opening Webinar

The City of New Haven to Host Economic Re-Opening Webinar Today

Thursday, May 14, 2020

2:00PM – 3:00PM

Zoom Conferencing

Please RSVP to for a Zoom Webinar invitation

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Today New Haven Mayor Justin Elicker, City staff and partners of the Together, New Haven economic resiliency program…


Added by Lee Cruz on May 14, 2020 at 11:53am — No Comments


If you are self-employed, gig performer, or independent contractor you can now apply for unemployment under the PUA. Here are the steps….

1. Apply for regular unemployment first-blue button on the state unemployment site

2. Get your letter in the mail saying you will not receive money for regular UI

3. Then go to the unemployment site and click on the red button for PUA unemployment

Here is where to go (there are lots of things here like Q&A): …


Added by Lee Cruz on May 7, 2020 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Teachers Appreciation Week May 4-8

May 4-8 is Teacher Appreciation Week, lets show the teachers in our children life how much we appreciate and miss them by purchasing gift card from our local business as gift for our teachers. I decided to pick up gift card from some of our local business to send to some of my son  teachers. Teachers love pizza, they love tacos, they love coffee and pastries. The list of business in New Haven need our help to stay afloat. Support our local business and our teachers.Please share this with…


Added by Paula on May 7, 2020 at 11:41am — No Comments

Help Wanted at Mary Wade

Mary Wade is hiring! Apply at or contact me for an application.




Adult Day Center

Program Assistant

  • 1 position – 40 hours per week/every other weekend
  • 1 position – 32 hours per week/every other…

Added by Lisa Gangemi on May 5, 2020 at 2:37pm — No Comments

Small Business owners and Non-profits: Important Message from Mayor Elicker / Spanish: Mensaje Importante sobre Fondos para los Dueños de Negocios en New Haven

The Small Business Administration will be getting $310B in funding for the Payment Protection Program, with $125B specifically for under-banked and minority-owned businesses, and $10B in an Economic Injury Disaster Loan Emergency Advance. The SBA will process these applications on a first-come, first-serve basis as they receive them from SBA-approved banks or lenders.

If you run a small business or non-profit, are a sole proprietor,…


Added by Lee Cruz on April 27, 2020 at 2:42pm — No Comments

Psychiatry Resources

Thank you Fair Haven Community healthcare for this list of Psychiatry Resources 

General Mental Health Support 

  • NAMI Helpline and Online Support Groups: National Alliance on Mental Illness offers online discussion groups. They also offer many in-person support groups that are likely disrupted, but the…

Added by Lee Cruz on April 24, 2020 at 12:22pm — No Comments

Free Resources to Keep Active and Engaged During Social Distancing

Thank you Fair Haven Community Healthcare for this list of FREE Resources to Keep Active and Engaged During Social Distancing , Includes Art & Culture, Fitness and Sports, Education including learning another language, Mediation and Mindfulness, Hobbies and many other resources. 


Affordable Internet & Phone Access 

  • The state website provides comprehensive information…

Added by Lee Cruz on April 24, 2020 at 12:18pm — No Comments

Housekeepers Wanted

Mary Wade Home is in need of Housekeepers. We are interviewing for temporary positions and for positions with regular hours.

This is a fast paced, resident centered environment with the highest standards of care. We have a skilled nursing facility, an adult day center and a residential care home on an enclosed campus, built around a beautiful garden in historic Fair Haven. Our staff are passionate people who go above and beyond the call of duty to ensure the well-being of our…


Added by Lisa Gangemi on April 24, 2020 at 9:08am — No Comments

COVID-19 Testing / Prueba de COVID-19 in Fair Haven

COVID19 testing will be available at 374 Grand Avenue to patients and non-patients alike, starting Wednesday April 22. Those wishing to be tested MUST call ahead for an appointment. No walk-ins accepted.

  • Appointments are currently available 9am – noon and 1-4pm. Monday-Friday.
  • Results are available in 2-3 days.
  • There will be no cost to…

Added by Lee Cruz on April 21, 2020 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Workforce Alliance Working with Local Supermarket to fill Essential Openings

Business Services specialist Juliana Castillo is working with the Shop Rite Supermarket in East Haven and other locations to fill essential openings for Clerks,…

Added by Lee Cruz on April 20, 2020 at 11:56am — No Comments

Clifford Beers Initiates New "Reach Out New Haven Warmline"

Added by Sally Esposito on April 16, 2020 at 3:13pm — No Comments

Message from the Mayor: Requirement to Wear Masks In Stores

Today I issued an emergency order requiring people to use facemasks in essential retail businesses, including grocery stores, big-box stores, restaurants, pharmacies, gas stations, convenience stores, and package stores. The CDC strongly recommends that people wear cloth masks to protect others from contracting the virus. The order I issued also requires business owners to provide facemasks to all workers in these essential retail businesses. This order will go into effect this Friday… Continue

Added by Lee Cruz on April 16, 2020 at 12:29am — No Comments

Health Advisory - Aviso de Salud

Most cases of COVID-19 are contracted from family members living together. If you are caring for someone who is symptomatic or tested positive for COVID-19, here are some tips from the CDC to keep you and your loved one safe:


1.       Monitor the person for worsening symptoms and be in close contact with your health care provider.

2.       Prevent the spread of germs by having the person stay in a…


Added by Lee Cruz on April 10, 2020 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Attn: Parents of NHPS Children - Attn: Padres /Madres de Ninez en Escuelas de New Haven

New Haven Public Schools (NHPS) has modified their food distribution plan for New Haven students. In observance of Good Friday, there will be no meals provided tomorrow. Additionally, starting next week New Haven Public Schools will provide meals distribution only three days per week - Monday Wednesday and Friday from 9:00 AM to 12:00. Enough meals for two days will be provided on these distribution days. New Haven Public Schools is doing this to reduce the number of times families…


Added by Lee Cruz on April 9, 2020 at 8:30pm — No Comments

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Buen Gusto Restaurant

 379 Grand Avenue



El Coqui Restaurant

286 Grand Avenue


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Cositas Deliciosas

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113 Grand Avenue



Salsa's Authentic

Mexican Restaurant

99 Grand Avenue



Sorry to see them go...

Keep an eye out for notice here about the NEW Restaurant in the same location

Fair Haven Pharmacy

OPEN 7 Days a week. Lowest Prices Guaranteed. 10% discount on over the counter products if you mention CSNA.

Fair Haven Community Health Care

Once again Fair Haven Community Health Care has been recognized as a high achieving health center by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HRSA), and has received the gold level designation. This places FHCHC in the top 10% of the 1,400 community health centers across the country and reflects our strong commitment to high quality clinical care. The full announcement can be found here.

We are proud and happy to have FHCHC as a community partner and a major employer in our community. 

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