The Bridgeport Ladies Charitable Society is a 501(c)3 organization governed by a Board of Managers. The Managers are an elected group of volunteer women who manage and administer the Society’s funds. Financial assistance is offered to persons residing in the Greater Bridgeport, Connecticut area who have specific needs which might not be funded through other sources.
The Giving Basket
Since its inception in 1813, The Bridgeport Ladies Charitable Society has been a source of assistance to thousands of individuals in need in our community. If you would like to help BLCS continue their good works, please consider donating.
Those Whom We Have Helped
For over 200 years, the Society has helped people in the Greater Bridgeport area who are encountering personal hardships, are in crisis situations or have critical financial needs which might not be met by traditional agency support.
Communities We Serve
The Bridgeport Ladies Charitable Society offers financial assistance to individuals and families who reside in the Greater Bridgeport area of Connecticut. This includes the city of Bridgeport and the surrounding towns of Easton, Fairfield, Monroe, Stratford and Trumbull.
Request for Assistance
Requests are by referral only. The BLCS Managers review applications from local agencies and community & religious organizations at their monthly meetings, which are held on the first Wednesday of each month. Applications for assistance are due by the last Friday of the month. To request assistance on behalf of your client, please fill out the form below.