Laurel House, Inc. Awarded Grant from Near & Far Aid

Stamford, CT- Laurel House, Inc. was recently awarded a $7,500 grant from Near & Far Aid in support of, a free online service of Laurel House, Inc. Near & Far Aid, an all-volunteer fundraising and fund granting organization, funds agencies and programs serving impoverished communities in Fairfield County.

Grant funds will be used to support, a free gateway website and service that helps families and individuals connect with trusted resources for mental health treatment, support, and recovery. Through this online service, individuals and families in Fairfield County can contact Resource Specialists for personalized help with a problem, obtain information about best practices, or consult the Directory of “Family-Endorsed” Providers for recommendations on vetted programs and practitioners. To learn more please visit

About Near & Far Aid

Near & Far Aid, an all-volunteer fundraising and fund granting organization, is dedicated to eliminating the causes and effects of poverty in Fairfield County. The organization’s mission is to support men, women and children living in poverty, by meeting their day-to-day needs and providing long-term solutions for a better future. Near & Far Aid supports innovative approaches and partnerships that are the foundation for lasting change. To learn more please visit

About Resources to Recover and Laurel House, Inc.

The core purpose of the Resources to Recover family of services is: early intervention, social inclusion and recovery. Its services and programs include: Laurel House; Thinking Well (Cognitive Remediation) and, a gateway website to mental health resources. Laurel House’s evidence-based programs include: Supported Education, Supported Employment, Skill Building Workshops and Supportive Housing. Laurel House, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, helps individuals and families achieve and sustain mental health to lead fulfilling lives in the community. It has been in operation since 1984 and serves 8 towns in lower Fairfield County from Greenwich to Westport. For more information visit and