More than just a meal…

Founded in 1985, the Community Dining Room (CDR) is a private, not-for-profit organization providing food, support and companionship to our shoreline neighbors. We serve the south-central Connecticut shoreline from East Haven to Old Saybrook including the towns of East Haven, Branford, North Branford, Guilford, Madison, Clinton, Westbrook, and Old Saybrook.

The Community Dining Room is committed to serving the community by feeding the hungry and helping with other basic human needs. We strive to promote public awareness of the impact of hunger and isolation in our society. We are dedicated to helping our guests with their practical needs through referrals and fellowship.

Our Executive Director, Judith Barron, acts as a client-advocate, working with community agencies, local welfare offices, business and health care providers to identify available resources.

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The Community Dining Room, Inc. receives no state or federal funds. We can do our work because of the support we receive from individuals, groups and businesses in the community. Please select an option below to learn more about how you can assist in our efforts to serve our community.

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