Hope Dispensary of Greater Bridgeport

Leading provider of pharmaceuticals to uninsured

Founded in 2003, the National Dispensary of Hope is a leading provider of pharmaceuticals to uninsured patients through a growing network of dispensing sites across the country sustained by local partnerships. The Dispensary has collected and distributed tens of millions of dollars worth of pharmaceuticals and filled more than 200,000 prescriptions for patients who otherwise couldn’t afford them. The Hope Dispensary of Greater Bridgeport is dedicated to serving low income and uninsured individuals in the Bridgeport Community. Our team is also bilingual in languages such and English, Spanish, and Portuguese

Please visit dispensaryofhope.org for more information. 

Location and Hours

The Dispensary of Hope Bridgeport is located within the Bridgeport Health Department. 

752 E. Main St. #170, Bridgeport, CT 06608

Hours of Operation:

Monday, Tuesday & Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Closed for lunch 12:30 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Closed on holidays and during snow storms. 

Physicians, we need your help

The Hope Dispensary of Greater Bridgeport needs continual support from local physicians who can donate excess, unexpired medications. Medications such inhalers and insulin are in especially high demand. For details and information about what can be donated, please contact Angela Faulhaber at Angela.Faulhaber@ascension.org or call (203) 332-5653.


People often ask if they can donate their unused medication. The state of Connecticut does NOT allow for donations - but some states do accept donated medications from out of state. To be eligible, the medication must be:

  • Non-controlled
  • Non-refrigerated
  • Not expired

Two examples of states that do allow for donations are:

Here are some other helpful links for properly disposing of your unused medication:

Need Help?

Below is a link connecting our community to resources. This is a useful guide to help find food, health, housing, free or reduced cost services, job training programs & more, not only in our local community of Bridgeport, but anywhere. 


If you find a program is missing please submit your program information via this link:



752 E. Main St. #170
Bridgeport, CT 06608
Phone: (203) 332-5653 | Fax (203)576-7491