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The Village for Families & Children is celebrating the one-year anniversary of its West Hartford Second Chance Shop with a massive sale between January 16th and 18th. The shop, run by The Village’s West Hartford Auxiliary, sells new or gently used women’s and men’s clothing, as well as accessories, antiques and collectibles, books, holiday decor, household items and jewelry. All items are donated and proceeds help The Village serve families and children in Greater Hartford with mental and behavioral health needs.
Study by The Consultation Center at Yale University School of Medicine and The Village for Families & Children demonstrates significant reduction in trauma-related symptoms for Medicaid-eligible children who received EMDR treatment
The Village honored State Comptroller Kevin Lembo as our 2019 Champions for Children at our 188th Annual Reception on October 17.
Derek Slap of West Hartford has been named as the new Vice President for Advancement at The Village for Families & Children. In this role, he will oversee communications, marketing and development for the organization.
The Village for Families & Children is excited to announce the expansion of their Partnership for Success program (also known as the Vernon ROCKS Coalition) through a $1.5 million federal grant from the Substance and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) over the next five years.
Here at The Village, we know how vital collaboration is to help children and families become strong and resilient. That’s why we’re so excited to announce the launch of Stronger Families, Stronger Futures (SF²), a new integrated family support system led by The Village in central and northeastern Connecticut.
The volunteer-run Auxiliaries of The Village for Families & Children have been supporting programs that help transform the lives of children and families for over 60 years. This year, the Glastonbury, Simsbury, Suffield and West Hartford Auxiliaries contributed more than $342,000 to The Village.