Coming Soon: NEW Downtown West Development

Building Neighborhoods Together has secured $4,700,000 in funding to support its newest residential complex, West Liberty Commons, in the Downtown West Neighborhood of Bridgeport.  Funding has been committed by People’s United Bank, City of Bridgeport, State of Connecticut and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston. This new construction project will provide 18 townhouse style apartments.  The ground...

2017 Bridgeport Summer Camps

School is ending and summer is right around the corner! Are you looking for a summer camp for your child? There are many local art, sports, academic, and specialty camps right in Bridgeport. Learn more by visiting this website: http://www.bridgeportsummercamps.com Email:...

Work Programs for Young Adults

Are you a youth and looking for a future career and/or want to become a valuable member of your community? YouthWorks helps local youth choose and prepare for a career. YouthBuild is a nonprofit organization that provides education, counseling and job skills. For more info., visit the website:...

New Classroom for ERA at BNT!

More room = more classes! Our new classroom is designed with the community in mind. Located parallel to State Street, on of the busiest streets in the city, pedestrians and drivers can see is in action working for our constituents and the Bridgeport community. The new room allows us to hold two classes simultaneously, as well as provide an intimate setting for smaller...

Homeownership Academy is now the Empowerment Resource Academy (ERA)

Do you know someone who is looking to buy a house? Empowerment Resource Academy (ERA), formerly known as BNT’s Homeownership Academy, is here to make that happen. ERA is a resource program that provides homeownership support to people in Fairfield County. The program consists of Pre-Purchase Planning and Foreclosure Prevention. BNT has added new programs that will enrich and empower clients by...

Downtown West Taking Shape

Downtown West is Emerging. First it was Gateway Apartments at 570 on State Street. Now Westgate Apartments at 515 West Ave is underway. Opposite Westgate Apartments is 609 Fairfield Avenue where plans for a facelift are in the works. In addition, West Liberty Commons, another blossoming gem at Downtown West, has advanced to the financing...

FREE Tax Preparation Offered in Bridgeport

Click here to for more information Find a VITA site near you! Bridgeport Locations BICC- Al-Manar Center 525 Clinton Ave., Bridgeport, CT 06605 Call for Appointment 845-633-2679 Fri. & Sat. 3-6 pm Burroughs Community Center51 2470 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport, CT 06605 Call for Appointment 203-334-0293 Mon. 6-7:30pm & Sun. 11am-1pm Calvary Temple Christian Center 319 Barum Ave.,...

Milestone Apartments Ribbon-Cutting

The East End is on the rise as Building Neighborhoods Together (BNT) welcomed Julian Castro, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to the ribbon-cutting of the newly completed Milestone Apartments complex located at 1795 Stratford Avenue. Milestone Apartments is a mixed-use three-story development that also includes an Early Childhood Education Center along the ground floor....

Imagine Downtown West

Today, young adults and older empty nesters are rediscovering cities and returning to downtowns. An urban setting with a mix of uses that allows one to live, work and play in a compact, pedestrian-friendly environment provides opportunities for social interaction and cultural experiences. Housing prices in the Bridgeport region have risen sharply in recent years, outpacing incomes. For people of modest...

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