Our Work

Fifty percent of Danbury households face financial struggle and barriers to full economic engagement.

We can take action to enrich our city, while allowing every resident to realize their potential.

DanburyWORKS is a city-wide collaborative targeting these residents who struggle to make ends meet, as well as those who are in poverty. DanburyWORKS links services across the community to make it easier for households in need to access the tools necessary to build a better life for their families, and a stronger economic force for our city.

The collaborative has local organizations, businesses, social service agencies, government officials, educational institutions and residents who recognize the barriers limiting the economic contributions people of color and immigrants and are committed to making a change. Together, we use our network of services to move city residents into the workplace feeling connected, and prepared to learn and grow.

We are creating lasting change for the future of Danbury through two phases; the first we call TLC: