COVID 19 Response

Serving a Take-away Brown Bag Breakfast

Monday Through Friday

Our Mission

The mission of Sunrise Cafe is to develop and nurture deep connections – connections among guests, between guests and volunteers and between guests and the community. Sunrise provides a safe space for New Haven’s food insecure and unhoused to rest, have conversations and prepare for the day’s challenges with a full stomach. Sunrise’s free nutritious breakfast is served to all with warmth, friendship, compassion, kindness, dignity, support and respect. For many guests, the Cafe is also the entry point for housing, mental and physical health, and job placement services provided at the Cafe by partner organizations.

Charles Harris

Charles Harris

I believe that Sunrise Cafe is making a difference in the community by giving those who are hungry a good nourishing breakfast

Charles has volunteered since 2017. Always organized and cheerful, Charles arrives in time …

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Partner Services

  • clothing and footware
  • basic medical services
  • housing, employment and job training services
  • mental health services
  • foot care.

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May 2021 Newsletter

May 2021 Newsletter

The staff and volunteers at the Cafe have been very busy. In addition to serving walk up guests at the corner of Chapel and Olive streets, Sunrise volunteers delivered breakfasts to the La Quinta hotel Monday through Friday.
 

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