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Below are links to organizations offering services to Latino communities both locally and on the national level. Click on the names of the organizations to learn more about what they do and how they can help.


AETNA Hispanic Network
151 Farmington Avenue
Hartford, CT 06156
Tel:  (860) 273-0123
Fax: (860) 273-7232

AIDS Project Hartford
Paul Botticello, Director
110 Bartholomew Avenue, Suite 360
Hartford, CT 06106-2241
Tel: (860) 951-4833
Fax: (860) 951-4779
Email:  PJB@APHCT.ORG

Alpha Community Services Offices
Carmen I. Colon, Exe. Director
387 Clinton Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06605
Tel: (203) 366-2809
Fax: (203) 367-1246
Email:  CCOLON@CCCYMCA.ORG

Association of Latino Professionals in Finance & Accounting
Robert F. Rosario, Chapter Rep.
64 Hunter Road
Fairfield, CT 06430
Tel: (203) 254-2704
Fax: (203) 259-2872

Arte, Inc.,
David Greco, Executive Director
19 Grand Avenue
New Haven, CT 06513
Tel: (203) 469-4536 or 203-787-ARTE
www.arte-inc.com
Email:  DSGRECO@SBCGLOBAL.NET

 

Asociación Club Puertorriqueño de CT
Ed Rodriguez, President
P.O. Box 978
Bridgeport, CT 06605
Email:  CLUBPUERTORRIQUENO@YAHOO.COM

Archdiocese of Hartford
Office for Hispanic Evangelization
Hector González, Director
Archdiocese of Hartford
467 Bloomfield Avenue
Bloomfield, CT 06002
Tel: (860) 243-0940
Fax: (860) 243-0649

Association of Latin American Students
Housatonic Community College
Jamilet Ortíz, Advisor
900 Lafayette Blvd.
Bridgeport, CT 06604
Tel: (203) 332-5141
Fax: (203) 332-5123
Email:  JORTIZ@HCC.COMMNET.EDU

Bridgeport Community Health Center, Inc.
Dr. Richard Torres, Director
471 Barnum Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06608
Tel: (203) 333-3030 x3515
Fax: (203) 332-0376
Email:  RTORRES@OPTHC.ORG

Bridge Academy Affiliate of  the National Council of la Raza (NCLR)
510 Barnum Ave.
P.O. Box 2267
Bridgeport, CT 06608
Tel:  (203) 333-6864
Fax:  (203) 332-0376

CALAHE, CT Association of Latinos in Higher Education, Inc.
Myrna Garcia Bowen, President
Capital Community College
Room 1104
950 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103-1207
Tel: (860) 906-5234
Email:  CA-CALAHE@CCC.COMMNET.EDUE

ITBD-CCSU
Richard Mullins, Jr., Executive Assistant to the President
185 Main Street, Room 2100600
New Britain, CT 06051
(860) 832-0702
Email:  MULLINSR@CCSU.EDU

Casa Boricua
Magali Kupfer, Director
204 Colony Street
Meriden, CT 06451-3227
(203) 235-1082
Email:  MKUPFER857@AOL.COM

Casa Otoñal
Idalia Cortez, Executive Director
135 Sylvan Avenue
New Haven, CT 06519
Tel: (203) 773-1847
Fax: (203) 773-3045
Email:  CASAOTOÑAL@WINNCO.COM

Catholic Charities Migration & Refugee Services
Judith Gough, Director
125 Market Street
Hartford, CT 06103
Tel: (860) 548-0059
Fax: (860) 549-8697
Email:  JGOUGH@CCAOH.ORG
 
Center for Latino Progress
Yanil Teron, Director
95 Park Street, 2nd Floor
Hartford, CT 06120
Tel: (860) 247-3227
Fax: (860) 459-5761
www.ctprt.org
Email:  YANIL_TERON@CTPRF.ORG

Centro de San Jose
Shital Patal, Director
290 Grand Avenue
New Haven, CT 06513
Tel: (203) 777-6771
Provides community support
Email:  SPATEL@CCAOH.ORG
For outreach, contact Charlie at CVIDRO@CCAOH.ORG

Community Renewal Team
Lena Rodriguez, President and CEO
555 Windsor Street
Hartford, CT 06120-2418
Tel: 560-5600
Email:  EFFIEB@CRTCT.ORG

Connecticut Hispanic Bar Association Inc. (CHBA)
Maria E. Garcia-Quintner, President
P.O. BOX 230869
Hartford, CT  06123-0869
Email: INFO@CT-HBA.ORG

Council of Latin American and Iberian Studies – Yale University
Anibal Gonzalez, Director
34 Hillhouse Avenue, Suite 342
P.O. Box 208206
New Haven, CT 06520
Tel. (203) 432-3422
Fax. (203) 432-5963 or (203) 432-9381
Email:  JEAN.SILK@YALE.EDU

 

El Centro de la Comunidad, Inc.
Spanish American Cultural Organization

Elizabeth Garcia Gonzalez, Executive Director
109 Blinman Street
New London, CT 06320
Tel: (860) 442-4463
Fax: (860) 443-4391
Email:  LIZNLBOE@GMAIL.COM

Family Development Center
Stephanie Lewis, Director
Stamford, CT
203-352-4870

 

Greater Bridgeport Latino Network
Lissette Andino, President
PO Box 9385
Bridgeport, CT 06601
Tel. 203-371-6493
Fax. 203-371-1035
www.gbln.net
GBLN@HOTMAIL.COM

GUAKIA
Marcelina Sierra, Executive Director
75 Charter Oak Ave.
Hartford, CT 06106
(860) 548-9555
Email:  INFO@GUAKIA.ORG

Hispanic Center of Greater Danbury
Andrea Contreras, Interim Executive Director
87 West Street
Danbury, CT 06810
Tel: (203) 798-2855
Fax: (203) 798-6337
Email:  HCENTEROFDANBURY@GMAIL.COM

Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Greater Waterbury
Joel Rosario, President
451 Meriden Road
Waterbury, CT 06705
(203) 759-0939

Hispanic Coalition of Greater Waterbury, Inc.
135 East Liberty Street
Waterbury, CT 06702
Tel: (203) 754-6172
Fax: (203)596-8017
www.hcgwtby.com
Email:  HISPANIC.COALITION@ATT.NET

 

Hispanic Federation

Ingrid Alvarez-DiMarzo, M.A.

Connecticut State Director

175 Main Street, 2nd Floor

Hartford, CT  06106

Office (860) 527-0856, Ext. 254

Fax (860) 724-0437


Hispanic Health Council
Jose Ortiz, Executive Director
175 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06106
Tel: (860) 527-0856
Fax: (860) 724-0437
http://www.hispanichealth.com/hhc/
Email:  JOSEO@HISPANICHEALTH.COM

Hispanic Police Association of Waterbury CT, Inc.
Raymond Batista, President
P.O. Box 127
Waterbury, CT 06720

Hispanic Professionals Network
Gilberto Martinez, President and CEO
One Union Place, 3rd Floor
Hartford, CT 06103
(860) 539-1678
Email:  GILMARTINEZ713@YAHOO.COM

Hispanic Service Program – Goodwill Industries
Marisol Vázquez, Director
165 Ocean Terrace
Bridgeport, CT 06605
Tel: (203) 368-6511
Fax: (203) 335-9326

Hispanos Unidos Contra el SIDA/AIDS
Willie Castillo, Interim Director
116 Sherman Avenue, 1st Floor
New Haven, CT 06511
Tel: (203) 781-0226
Email:  WCASTILLO@HISPANOS-UNIDOS.ORG

Hogar Crea International of Connecticut, Inc.
Edwin Rivera-Pacheco, Executive Director
33 Center Street
Hartford, CT 06120
Tel: (860) 527-7440
Email:  HOGARCREACT@AOL.COM

Humanidad, Inc.
Affiliate of NCLR
Evans Jacob, Jr., Executive Director
1800 Silas Dean Hwy. # 159
Rocky Hill, CT 06067-1317
Tel: (860) 563-6103
Fax: (860) 721-7215

 

Institute for the Hispanic Family
Rolando Martinez, Executive Director
45 Wadsworth Street
Hartford, CT 06106
Tel: (860) 527-1124 ext. 2
Fax: (860) 724-2539
Carmen Dosal (860) 524-6853

International Association of Hispanic Firefighters
Ronald Morales, President
7 White Oak Drive
Clinton, CT 06413-1102
Tel:  (860) 669-3692

PRESIDENT@IAHF@COMCAST.COM

Julia de Burgos/Puerto Rican Culture Center
Edgar Letriz-Nuñez, Director
301 Crown Street
New Haven, CT 06520-8241
Tel: (203) 432-0856
Fax: (203) 432-7369
Email:  LACASA@YALE.EDU

Junta for Progressive Action
169 Grand Avenue
New Haven, CT 06513
Tel: (203) 787-0191
Fax: (203) 787-4934
www.juntainc.org

La Casa Bienvenida Senior Center
135 E. Liberty Street
Waterbury, CT 06706
Tel: (203) 754-5684

La Via Latina
Doreen Deary, Director
836 Main Street
Torrington, CT 06790
Tel: (860) 944-3394
Email:  DOREEN@LAVIALATINA.ORG

Latin American Women Association
Luz Gonzalez, President
116 Chairman Avenue
New Haven, Connecticut 06511

Latino Community Services
Yvette Bello, Executive Director
184 Wethersfield Avenue
Hartford, CT 06114
Tel: (860) 296-6400
Fax: (860) 728-3782
Email:  YBELLO@LCS-CT.ORG

Latino Youth Development
Maritza Rosa, Program Coordinator
154 Minor Street
New Haven, CT 06226

Latinos Unidos Siempre
Ana Lazu, Executive Director
148 Broadway Street
Norwich, CT 06360
Tel: (860) 376-1371
Email: ANALAZU@AOL.COM

Mi Casa, Inc.
Jorge L. Rivera, Executive Director
590 Park Street
Hartford, CT 06106
Tel: (860) 522-5222
Fax: (860) 522-6028
Email:  JORGE.RIVERA@MICASAINC.ORG

 

National Council of La Raza
1126 16th St. NW #600
Washington, CT  20036
(202) 785-1670

National Latino Peace Officers Association
Samuel Cotto, President
70 Dewhirst Street
Bridgeport, CT 06606
Email:  COTTOS@SNET.NET

NSHMBA – National Society of Hispanic MBAs
Nelson J. Rodríguez, President - CT Chapter
P.O. Box 231712
Hartford, CT 06123
www.nshmba.org
Email:  VPMEMBERSHIP@CONNECTICUT.NSHMBA.ORG

 

New England Farm Workers Council
Sonia Berte, Executive Director
490 Ann Street
Hartford, CT 06103
Tel: (860) 293-2552
Fax: (860) 293-2556

Padres Abriendo Puertas
Serafín Mendez-Mendez, Executive Director
60B Weston Street
Hartford, CT 06120
Tel: (860) 297-4391
Fax: (860) 566-8714

Puerto Rican/Latin American Cultural Center – University of Connecticut
2110 Hillside Road, U-3188
Storrs, CT 06269
Tel: (860) 486-1135
Fax: (860) 486-4642

San Juan Center, Inc.
Fernando Betancourt, Executive Director
1283 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103
Tel: (860) 522-2205
Fax: (860) 524-0089
Email:  FERNANDOBETANCOURT397@YAHOO.COM

Spanish Action Council Inc.
81 W. Main St
Waterbury, CT  06702
Myriam Echevarria
(203) 755-5532
Email:  SPANISHCOUNCIL@SBCGLOBAL.NET

Spanish American Merchants Association of Connecticut
Julio Mendoza, Executive Director
95 Park Street, 3rd Floor
Hartford, CT 06106
Tel: (860) 278-5825
Fax: (8600 241-9000

Spanish Community of Wallingford, Inc.
Maria F. Campos Harlow, Director
284 Washington Street
Wallingford, CT 06492
Tel: (203) 265-5866
Email:  MHARLOW@SCOWINC.ORG

Spanish Speaking Center of New Britain
Mary L. Sanders, Executive Director
29 Cedar Street
New Britain, CT 06061
Tel: (860) 224-2651
Fax: (860) 225-1713
Email:  MARYMARYSSC@YAHOO.COM

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers – CT/Hartford Chapter
Rodrigo T. García, President
1028 W. Blvd. #235
West Hartford, CT 06119
www.shpect.com

Society of Latin American Firefighters (SOLAFF)
Miguel Ramos, President

Village for Families and Children
Galo Rodríguez, President
1680 Albany Avenue
Hartford, CT 06105
Tel: (860) 236-4511
Email:  GRODRIGUEZ@VILLAGEFORCHILDREN.ORG
AND
RBERRIO@VILLAGEFORCHILDREN.ORG
(Rosario handles Hispanic Heritage)

 

Yale University
Yale College Deans Office
Richard Chavolla, Dean
Director of Chicano Affairs
297 Crown Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Tel: (203) 432-2931

Yale University
Yale College Deans Office
Edgar Letriz-Nuñez
Director of Puerto Rican Student Affairs
P.O. Box 208241
New Haven, CT 06520-8241
Tel: (203) 432-0856

 

CT Stats

Hispanic Population
482,000

Hispanics asPercent

of State Population
13%

Median Age of Hispanics
27

 

Median Income,

Hispanics 16+
$21,000

 

Poverty Rate,

Hispanics 17 and Younger
27%

 

Hispanics Without

Health Insurance
22%

 

Hispanics Homeownership
34%

 

Hispanics as Percent of

All K-12 Students
19%

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