The Friendship Center

The Friendship Center at St. Elizabeth House offers day shelter services to those at risk of, or experiencing, homelessness in Hartford. Visitors to the Friendship Center access a safe environment where their immediate needs are met. They form relationships
with others, and connect with resources to build
their independence.

The Center is open Tuesdays through Saturdays
and provides:

  • Hot Breakfast and Lunch, and coffee to go
    Breakfast: 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
    Families welcome: 8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
    Lunch: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    Families welcome: 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

  • Showers (see staff for appointments)
    Access to toiletries and extra clothing

  • Access to free WiFi and a charging station

  • Food Pantry open to the community

  • Space to watch TV, rest and relax

  • Connection to community services

  • Access to Restrooms





Our meal schedule is as follows:

Breakfast: 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. 
Lunch: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. 

All are welcome at The Friendship Center! 

St. Elizabeth House
118 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06106

221 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06106
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