Crisis Response And Coordinated Access Network [CAN]


  • Oversees Fairfield County Regional Coordinated Access Network [FC—CAN] operations

  • Enhances process of prioritizing individuals and families for housing resources to include, but is not limited to: Emergency Shelter, Permanent Supportive Housing and Rapid Rehousing

  • Aligns local activities to statewide strategies as they evolve

  • Serves as conduit between statewide CAN leadership, Fairfield County CAN and ODFC Continuum of Care [CoC]

Paris Looney,
Cheryl Bell, Residential Network of Programs (RNP),

Staff: Lauren Zimmermann, Director of System Performance, Supportive Housing Works,

Crisis Response Meetings:  monthly, 3rd Thursday, 1 – 3 pm, Lyceum, 227 Lawrence Street, Hartford

Coordinated Access Network [CAN] Meetings: 

CAN, monthly, 3rd Wednesday, 10 – 11:30 am, TBD

CAN Co-chairs, monthly, alternating Fridays, 8:30 – 10 am, 8335 Main Street, Bridgeport

CAN Navigator Team Meetings, alternating Wednesdays, 9:30 – 11 am, 50 Nichols Street, Fairfield

To confirm meeting details contact:  Lauren Zimmermann