New Opportunities, Inc.
New Opportunities Inc. is the community action agency that serves Waterbury, Meriden, Torrington and 27 surrounding Connecticut towns. We offer a variety of social service programs designed to eliminate poverty and assist people in need. Headquartered in Waterbury and the city’s fourth largest employer, New Opportunities has additional offices in Meriden, Torrington, Danbury and Thomaston for the convenience of those they serve. Annually, more than 70,000 individuals benefit from programs. In accordance with the mission of New Opportunities, the Agency aims to increase the self-sufficiency of its customers and support their move out of poverty.
Support groups, transportation, emergency financial assistance, food, housing services, individual counseling and case management, independent living skills, training, peer counseling, referrals to detox services, substance abuse treatment medical and mental health services.
The scattered site Housing Program serves individuals living with HIV/AIDS and their families, in the Greater Waterbury and Meriden communities.