Supportive Housing Works

Ending Homelessness in Fairfield County

Backbone Organization for Opening Doors Fairfield County

Using Data to Drive System Changes


Total # of Homeless


Families in Shelters


Single Adults in Shelters


Unsheltered Chronically Homeless


Supportive Housing Works’ mission is to end homelessness in Fairfield County by advancing a collective impact approach through dedicated staff, committed partners and effective leadership. We implement cost effective system changes and align community resources so that no one is without a place to live for more than 30 days.

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Our History

Founded in 2004 and incorporated in 2007, SHW was created by four nonprofit supportive housing providers who identified the need for a new entity to support the chronically homeless. More >

Collective Impact

Creating large-scale change! Since 2014, SHW and CCEH have been working in partnership to provide a supporting infrastructure required to end homelessness in Fairfield County. More >