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in Greater Hartford.
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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. 

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

Stories of Impact

Pauline Has Opened Her Heart and Home To 45 Children Over the Years

“I’ve been a foster mom for at least 25 years. When I think about foster parenting I feel that I’ve given back to the community. I believe that I’ve helped someone along the way.”

Leah Inspires Us With Her Journey Moving From Fear To Confidence

“I was feeling depressed and there was a lot of anxiety going on. I didn’t really love Leah. I love who I am now. If it wasn’t for The Village, I wouldn’t know what sobriety is…”


What keeps employees here? Making a difference.

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

News & Events

October 20, 2021

2021 Power 25 Health Care: Galo Rodriguez

The Village's President & CEO Galo Rodriguez has been recognized as one of the region’s most influential healthcare leaders in Hartford Business Journal’s 2021 Power 25 Health Care class.

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September 28, 2021

Help Provide 500 Kids With Warm Coats Before Winter

The Village to collect donations during Oct. 2 Park Road Parade

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September 27, 2021

The Village Named a 2021 Top Workplace

Employees give high marks for positive, people-centered culture

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September 23, 2021

J. Jill to Host Clothing Drive to Benefit The Village

Donations to be Collected September 30-October 6

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August 25, 2021

After Flooding, Community Steps Up to Get New Backpacks for Hundreds of Hartford Kids

Overwhelming support replaces destroyed school supplies in record time.

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August 12, 2021

The Village to Expand Mental Health Services in Hartford, Buys Downtown Building

Highly visible property to get renovation, host as many as 100 employees.

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August 05, 2021

Local Auxiliaries Generate Massive Donation Despite Pandemic Shutdown

Volunteer-run Second Chance Shops raise $400,000 to support The Village for Families & Children.

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June 11, 2021

Supporting The Foster Families Who Support Children

Over the past year, the Department of Children and Families has seen the number of children in foster care dip from 4,100 to 3,700. But Natalia Liriano, director of the foster care division, acknowledges that 3,700 is still too many.

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May 05, 2021

Cutting-Edge Treatment Options Emerge to Help Children During Pandemic

1 year into pandemic, evidence shows certain mental health treatments are improving outcomes and reducing racial disparities

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April 24, 2021

Child Abuse Prevention Month: Institutional Abuse and Its Impact on Children

Child Abuse Prevention Month marks an important time to discuss childhood abuse, how it shapes children’s lives, and what parents and communities can do to be active partners in prevention.

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"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.