Contact Us

The Community Dining Room serves the south-central Connecticut shoreline from East Haven to Old Saybrook including the towns of Branford, North Branford, East Haven, Guilford, and Madison.

For more information about our programs and services, please download our brochure or contact us at:

Community Dining Room
30 Harrison Avenue
Branford, CT 06405

Telephone: (203) 488-9750

Email: pkral@communitydiningroom.org

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Judy Stebbins, Chairperson
Marilyn Truglio-Kirwin, Co-Chair/Treasurer
Kim Cobden, General Director
Barbara Dahl, General Director
Gay Firth, Recording Secretary
Cheryl Kaiden, Publicity
Bill Kirwin, General Director
Jayne Nunziante, Fund Raising
Kim Pham, General Director
Carolyn Rambus, General Director

 
Ex-Officio Members:
Patricia Kral, Executive Director
Betsy Klarman, Historian



DIRECTIONS

From New Haven and points west, take I-95 North to Exit 54 and turn right at end of exit ramp. Proceed straight through next light, and continue on Cedar Street to stop sign. Turn left onto Main Street. Take your second left onto Harrison Avenue. The Community Dining Room is located in the Volunteer Services Center on your left.

From Old Saybrook and points east, take I-95 South to Exit 54 and turn left at end of exit ramp. Proceed straight through next two lights, and continue on Cedar Street to stop sign. Turn left onto Main Street. Take your second left onto Harrison Avenue. The Community Dining Room is located in the Volunteer Services Center on your left.

 





  

 
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When was the last time you visited a dentist for a cleaning and a check-up? Click here for information on dental health and details on how the Branford Counseling Center can help you find a local dentist!

 
 
 
  CDR Sponsors Mammography Screenings
Yale-New Haven Hospital and Smilow Cancer Hospital will sponsor mammography screenings for the community on Thursday April 30, from 7.30am to 2:30pm at the CDR, 30 Harrison Avenue in Branford. Each appointment takes 15 minutes. To schedule an appointment for your free screening, please call Melissa Branch from the CDR at 203.488.0447 no later than April 16, 2015.
 
     
   
 
 
  PARENT CHATS
The CDR and the Branford Family Resource Center present "Parent Chats": Once a month, the CDR will host a series of "Parent Chats" facilitated by Wendy Miller, FRC Coordinator and Parents as Teachers (PAT) Certified Parent Educator. All "Parent Chats" will be held at the CDR (30 Harrison Avenue in Branford) from 5:30-6:45 PM. FREE Dinner will be served from 5:30-6 and "Parent Chat" will be from 6-6:30.Children will participate in an activity related to the developmental topic. For more information and a list of scheduled dates and topics, please click here.
 
 
 
  In addition to the CDR and the Branford Food Council, there is another great resource for our neighbors in need: the Connecticut Food Bank's Mobil Food Pantry comes to the New Life Apostolic Church at 26 Jefferson Road in Branford the first Friday of the month at 10am. All are welcome.  
 
 
 

Wish List

  • Technical help for CDR office computers
  • Covered sauce pans in various sizes
  • Dust broom and pan
  • Hand-held can openers
  • Heavy-weight industrial strength hand truck
  • Oven mitts and pot holders
  • Regular broom
  • Used children's clothing, and adult and children's accessories (hats, belts, scarves, ties, etc.), for one of our annual fundraising activities
 
 
 
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    Community Dining Room
30 Harrison Avenue \ Branford, CT 06405 \ (203) 488-9750
Email: pkral@communitydiningroom.org