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Friday, December 2, 2022 

11:30am-1:00pm

Connecticut Convention Center
100 Columbus Blvd, Hartford, CT 06103

Join us to celebrate resilience and healing, hear inspiring stories and see the impact of your generosity.

COVID-19 SUPPORT

Get help from a safe distance with telehealth.

Whether you’ve been talking with a counselor, doctor or nurse or are new to The Village, get started with this safe and convenient option.

Call: (860) 236-4511

A HERITAGE OF HELP

Serving a diverse community for more than 200 years.

We provide a full range of behavioral health, early childhood and youth development, substance use treatment and support services in Greater Hartford, Connecticut. 

  • 500+ professional staff
  • 20,000 people served each year
  • 97% overall satisfaction rating
  • 99% cultural competency rating

Stories of Impact

Meet the Misorskis

Dana Misorski—who is known as “Mrs. Christmas”—and her family have helped hundreds of Village clients purchase gifts, food and other essentials during the holiday season. After raising more than $7,000 to purchase gift cards for families in 2020 she increased and surpassed her goal by raising over $9,000.

CAREERS

What keeps employees here? Making a difference.

“The work is rewarding. The Village is big enough, but small enough.”

News

November 14, 2022

Village Event to Honor Women and Girls, Raise Money for Life-changing Services

After two years of celebrating virtually, The Village for Families & Children’s annual Girl Within event will return in person on Friday, December 2 at the Connecticut Convention Center.

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October 17, 2022

Community Schools Offer More Than Just Teaching

The concept has been around for a while, but the pandemic reinforced the importance of providing support to families and students to enhance learning.

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October 10, 2022

2022 Power 25 Health Care: Galo Rodriguez

Village President & CEO Galo Rodriguez was again recognized as one of the region’s most influential healthcare leaders in Hartford Business Journal’s 2022 Power 25 Health Care class. Galo is among leaders and visionaries who are committed to improving the lives of others and strengthening all aspects of healthcare across our region.

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September 25, 2022

The Village Named a Top Workplace for Third Year in a Row

The Village has been named a 2022 Top Workplace by The Hartford Courant, marking the organization’s third consecutive year receiving the award.

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September 10, 2022

A Day on the Frontlines of CT’s Kids Mental Health Crisis: ‘The Needs Have Changed’

Connecticut faces a crisis in children's mental health that only seems to be getting worse here and across the country.

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September 01, 2022

Mission Accomplished: Village Donors Outfit More Than 1,000 Local Children With New School Supplies

Just in the nick of time, donors contributed new backpacks and school supplies for more than 1,000 students in Hartford and surrounding communities through a back-to-school drive hosted by The Village for Families & Children.

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August 26, 2022

Hartford group seeks 1,000 backpacks for students before school starts

Citing inflation and the rising cost of school supplies, The Village kicked off a back-to-school drive in partnership with Staples on Monday. The Hartford-based nonprofit is hoping to collect 1,000 backpacks this week — along with other school supplies — just in time for the start of school in Hartford.

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August 19, 2022

The Village’s Second Chance Shops Raise More Than $440,000 To Help Children, Adults and Families in Need

Thanks to the patronage of shoppers across Greater Hartford and the dedication of volunteers, The Village for Families & Children’s four Second Chance Shops—in West Hartford, Glastonbury, Simsbury and Suffield—have raised a combined $440,300 this year to support The Village’s services at that help families in need face and overcome challenges in order to heal and thrive.

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August 04, 2022

The Village, Staples Launch Back-to-School Drive

The Village launched a Back-to-School Drive today in partnership with Staples to help local families who are struggling to provide their children with the basic supplies—such as backpacks, pencils and uniforms—needed to start the school year.

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July 03, 2022

New Behavioral Health Pharmacy To Boost Access and Improve Mental Health and Recovery Outcomes

The Village and Genoa Healthcare celebrated the grand opening of a new full-service, on-site pharmacy within The Village’s Wethersfield Ave campus, Village South, that will increase help for people facing challenges with mental health, substance use disorder and other chronic conditions.

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WAYS YOU CAN HELP

"We do it because we believe in it."

The Village is supported by hundreds of donors and volunteers who help us provide critical support to children, adults and families in our local community.