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Meriden Community Resources: Showers, Soup Kitchens, Food Pantries, Shelters [Update Sat.]

The Meriden Health Department released a list of resources in English and Spanish that the community can use this week to cope with the prolonged power outage in the city.

MRE's

 Meals-Ready-to-Eat or for residents to pick up at the City Garage at 55 Michael Drive on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. 

  • Saturday and Sunday hours for pickup are 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Warming and Overnight Shelters

The two centers are open from noon to 4 p.m. as warming centers and from 4 p.m. to 8 a.m. as emergency shelters throughout the weekend. The overnight/warming shelter at Edison Middle School, 1355 North Broad Street, Meriden closed at 4 p.m. Thursday.

Meriden Senior Center
22 West Main St., Meriden

Lincoln Middle School
164 Centennial Avenue, Meriden

Showers

Meriden YMCA

110 West Main Street, Meriden
Showers are available:
Fri., 5 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Sat., 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sun., 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Mon. - Thu., 5 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Soup Kitchens

Master's Manna
46 N. Plains Road in Wallingford

First Baptist Church
460 Broad Street, Meriden

Food Pantry

New Opportunities
74 Cambridge St., Meriden
203-235-0278
Food pantry is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

 

Shelter and MRE Information in Spanish:

Los refugios de emergencia en la escuela Lincoln Middle School y el Meriden Senior Center estaran abiertos sobre el fin de semana.  Estos lugares estaran abiertos desde las 8:00am-4:00pm como una estacion para calentarse, los refugios estaran abiertos empezando a las 4:00pm.

El departamento de salud tambien quieren dejar la comunidad saber sobre los recursos que estaran disponibles sobre el fin de semana:

  • Lugares para banarse estaran disponibles en el Meriden YMCA, en el West Main Street, durante las horas de operacion.
  • Un local de distribucion para comidas listas para comer (MRE’s) y agua en botella estararan abiertos en el 55 Michael Drive, en Meriden.  Los residentes de Meriden tendran que traer identificacion y la comida sera distribuida por familia.  Horas de operacion son:
  • 2:00pm-6:00pm, Viernes, el 4 de noviembre.
  • 11:00am-5:00pm, Sabado, el 5 de noviembre y domingo, el 6 de noviembre.
Lea Crown November 02, 2011 at 09:14 PM
PLEASE NOTE: The address for the soup kitchen at First Baptist Church is 460 Broad Street!! And Friday hours have been confirmed.
James Olson November 03, 2011 at 10:36 AM
Center Congregational Church (next to the Soup Kitchen/First Baptist Church is collecting/distributing cereal and dry milk for families.

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