No matter the perspective – donor, client, volunteer, employee – The Village is rich with success stories that inspire. Feel free to share the stories that touch you the most.

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A Message of Hope

A former runaway and high school dropout, Mia Fontaine survived childhood sexual abuse and is now a Georgetown University graduate, bestselling author and national speaker.

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Tyler’s Story

A victim of bullying, Tyler began acting out in school. The Village's Extended Day Treatment program helped him cope with tough feelings and get back on track.

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A Legacy of Love

Cynthia Godfrey's loving husband of 54 years, Loren, and her many friends and family members are keeping her legacy alive through a fund at The Village.


I made my way out of a very dark tunnel

A year and a half ago, Erica Rusczyk would never have imagined that she would be standing before an audience of 400 women and men at the Hartford Marriott telling them her turbulent and potentially tragic emotional journey.