There are a number of programs that reach out to the homebound. There are two Friendly Visitor programs. One is run by Family Centers (203-655-1128), the other by Jewish Family Services (203-622-1881). Friendly Connections offers a program called Telephone Groups. This program links people via conference call for social calls, discussions, and support. Different groups are available. Friendly Callers are volunteers who call daily for social conversation. Seniors Calling Seniors brings together senior citizens for friendly chats on the phone. For information on any of these programs, call 203-661-8841.

Many churches also offer outreach programs.