Opportunities for Hard-Working Communities
Prosperi-Key, a one-stop, 24/7 digital platform designed to help people who work hard but have trouble making ends meet, and the new Healthy Savings program, an initiative that offers substantial discounts to shoppers with limited budgets, are now live and actively registering new members.
Ferguson Library awarded grant to close digital divide
If you are having trouble paying your rent due to the pandemic, you can apply for assistance through Connecticut's UniteCT Rental Assistance Program. This is a state program that can help with rent and electric utility bills. Call 844 864-8328 for information.
Access Health CT Extends Deadline
Sparkler: Learn Through Play – Stamford Cradle to Career | United Way of Western CT
Get a FREE Developmental Screening App. Stamford is pleased to provide Sparkler, a free developmental screening application, available in English and Spanish, that promotes healthy early childhood development and helps you advocate for your child. With the help of Sparkler, parents and families have access to the Ages and Stages Questionnaire (a developmental screening), developmentally aligned play activities, parent forums, and early childhood coaches.
Ferguson Library awarded IMLS Grant for services to people with disabilities and reading barriers
The Ferguson Library Awarded an Institute of Museum and Library Services Grant Through Its Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program to Improve the Library’s Services for People with Disabilities and Reading Barriers
Free Covid Vaccine Clinics
Get ready for back to school with vaccines, boosters and a flu shot! Click here for information on free Stamford Covid-19 vaccine clinics. Covid-19 vaccines are free, do not require ID or insurance, and no appointment needed! All locations have trained nurses to administer vaccines.
Know someone who needs help with housing assistance? The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Federal Housing Finance Agency, Department of Veterans Affairs, and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development have partnered on a housing assistance website to help homeowners and renters during the pandemic.
The Ferguson Library Awarded a National Endowment of the Arts Grant to Support its NEA Big Read Project Focused on Toni Morrison’s Beloved
STAMFORD, July 29, 2021 – The Ferguson Library is pleased to announce it was awarded a $12,000 grant from the National Endowment of the Arts (NEA) to participate in the NEA Big Read this October. The grant will support community-wide reading, programming and conversation inspired by the Pulitzer Prize-winning Beloved by Toni Morrison.