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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.
Stories of Impact
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.
What keeps employees here? Making a difference.
“The work is rewarding. The Village is big enough, but small enough.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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