The New Haven Community Soup Kitchen’s purpose is to provide free, nutritious meals on a regular basis in the downtown New Haven community for the benefit of the poor and underprivileged. It aims to enhance the dignity and sense of worth of all those who come to the kitchen by welcoming them wholeheartedly and warmly as guests of CSK. It also provides its guests with access to various services during their visits, such as flu shots, warm winter clothing and educational and job referrals.