Food Bank

Amazon Holiday Donation 1
Thank You Amazon!
Thank you to Amazon for the very generous donation to the Orange Community Assistance fund. The fund services Orange residents in need with home heating, groceries, and our annual holiday programs. 

Frozen Meals 

Orange Community Services in conjunction with our congregate lunch program has arranged for a special frozen meal program consisting of a box of 5 frozen meals during the Covid-19 pandemic. We can deliver them or you can come by and pick the meals up. Delivery is only available to Orange residents. Call the office to complete an application. Suggested donation is $3 per meal, would be greatly appreciated is your are able. Below is a picture representing the contents of the frozen meal box. Delivery is usually mid day Thursdays.

Pop-the-TRUNK FOOD DRIVE
Join us on Sunday, December 6, 1:00pm - 3:00pm, simply drive up to the front of the High Plains Community Center, remain in your vehicle and pop the trunk. Volunteers will safely remove your donated food items. 

Most Needed Items
  • canned vegetables
  • canned fruit
  • canned tuna
  • cereal
  • pasta & rice
  • peanut butter
  • toiletries
  • paper towels & toilet paper

POP-the-TRUNK FOOD DRIVE

Community Assistance Fund may be used to assist residents including, but not limited to, emergency fuel assistance, holiday gift and food baskets, groceries. Fund distribution approval is dependent on funding availability at the time of request

Eligibility Requirements:

    • Must be a verified resident of Orange
    • Applicants must present supporting documentation to verify income as well as a signed personal statement of need
    • To be considered eligible: Total household income should not exceed 60% of the State of CT Median income for a household with a member age 60 or older, disabled, or age 6 or less. All other household income should not exceed 200% of Federal Poverty Line.




Community Assistance Fund may be used to assist residents including, but not limited to, emergency fuel assistance, holiday gift and food baskets, groceries. Fund distribution approval is dependent on funding availability at the time of request.

Any household seeking funding for utility/heating assistance through Community Services is required to apply for all benefits available through utility companies, the State of Connecticut Energy Assistance Program, and Operation Fuel. The Fuel Bank is limited to 100 gallons of home heating fuel.

Eligibility Requirements:

    • Must be a verified resident of Orange
    • Applicants must present supporting documentation to verify income as well as a signed personal statement of need
    • To be considered eligible: Total household income should not exceed 60% of the State of CT Median income for a household with a member age 60 or older, disabled, or age 6 or less. All other household income should not exceed 200% of Federal Poverty Line.

Community Assistance Fund may be used to assist residents including, but not limited to, emergency fuel assistance, holiday gift and food baskets, groceries. Fund distribution approval is dependent on funding availability at the time of request.

Any household seeking funding for utility/heating assistance through Community Services is required to apply for all benefits available through utility companies, the State of Connecticut Energy Assistance Program, and Operation Fuel. The Fuel Bank is limited to 100 gallons of home heating fuel.

Eligibility Requirements:

    • Must be a verified resident of Orange
    • Applicants must present supporting documentation to verify income as well as a signed personal statement of need
    • To be considered eligible: Total household income should not exceed 60% of the State of CT Median income for a household with a member age 60 or older, disabled, or age 6 or less. All other household income should not exceed 200% of Federal Poverty Line.

Eligibility Requirements:

    • Must be a verified resident of Orange
    • Applicants must present supporting documentation to verify income as well as a signed personal statement of need
    • To be considered eligible: Total household income should not exceed 60% of the State of CT Median income for a household with a member age 60 or older, disabled, or age 6 or less. All other household income should not exceed 200% of Federal Poverty Line.
  1. Denise Stein

    Elderly Outreach Service Worker
    Phone: 203-891-4787

  2. Physical Address
    High Plains Community Center
    525 Orange Center Road
    Orange, CT 06477


Office Hours

Monday through Friday 8:30 – 4:30