Welcome to Beth-El Center

The Beth-El Center's mission is to extend dignity and respect to all individuals and families while connecting them to housing, food and services within their communities.

Our vision is to create a community where everyone is home and all are fed!

Beth-El Center is a 501c3, nonprofit organization that has two programs: a 34 bed homeless shelter and a food service program.  [ more ]

News & Events

Beth-El Center Welcomes New Chief Development Officer

Beth-El Center is pleased to announce the hiring of our new Chief Development Officer Richard Popilowski effective January 22, 2024. Dick comes to the Beth-El Center with a deep commitment to community involvement along with extensive fundraising expertise.

With a career of over 35 years working in the nonprofit industry, Dick has spent the last eight years with the Ronald McDonald House of CT and Western MA as its Director of Principal and Major Gifts, Chief Development Officer and Director of the Capital Campaign to build the new Ronald McDonald House of Connecticut. He has generated millions of dollars for the organizations he has worked for including Fairfield University, Bridgeport Hospital, Saint Francis Hospital, Nantucket Hospital, Milford Hospital, United Way of Coastal Fairfield County and CT Burns Care Foundation through major gifts, annual and planned giving, events, grants and capital campaigns. [ more ]

Join the Landlord Network

News and Tools for Landlords + Connections to Qualified Tenants

Join Beth-El Center's Landlord Engagement Network which is centered on building relationships with respective landlords in the greater Milford area. The Network offers opportunities for landlords to build relationships with other landlords, financial partners and potential tentants. [ more ]

Single Mother and Her Daughters Face Homelessness

Leilany has had to overcome many of life's difficulties.

She came to the northeast from Puerto Rico after surviving Hurricane Maria. After enduring 16 hours of the storm and then living without electricity, fresh water or the proper medication and physician's care for her disabled daughter, Leilany and two of her three daughters moved to the states to live with cousins, friends and then with her girls' father in an apartment in CT. [ more ]

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