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The Village foster care appreciation event

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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Free Trunk or Treat Event!

Sat, October 30, 3:00pm - Sat, October 30, 6:00pm

🎃 Join us for a free, family-friendly Trunk or Treat event at the Southside Family Center (35 Groton Street in Hartford) on Saturday, October 30 from 3:00-6:00pm. Drive or walk through options available. Costumes are encouraged!

- Candy and other goodies
- Toothbrushes
- Snow boots and children’s coats (first-come, first-served)
- COVID-19 vaccines
- Services through The Village’s Financial Opportunity Center (career and financial coaching and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance)

**The event is free and open to all. Remember to bring your mask!**

#freeevent #trunkortreat #halloween #TheVillage
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Veterans' Services at The Village

Thu, November 11, 12:00pm - Thu, November 11, 12:30pm

Join us on Thursday, November 11 at noon as we discuss The Village’s specialized services for veterans in honor of Veterans Day.

Our guests will be Cresse Morrell, Village Project Director, Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) and Pat Devendorf, Village Clinical Supervisor, Adult Outpatient Behavioral Therapy.

Please share this Facebook Live event with anyone who would benefit from joining the conversation. These online events are free.
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2021 Virtual Girl Within Event

Fri, December 3, 12:00pm - Fri, December 3, 1:00pm

At our 2021 Virtual Girl Within Event you’ll get a chance to hear from some of the hundreds of inspiring women and girls who connect to The Village each year and see how your support is helping them build resilience, confidence and independence, which is needed now more than ever.

Join us for an event—and stories—you won’t forget.

Friday, December 3, 2021
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Learn more or register here:


Paula S. Gilberto, President and CEO, United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut
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Monthly Facebook Live Event

Lunch Break with The Village

Lunch Break With The Village is a monthly Facebook Live event series that features Village staff and community guests who provide expert tips and advice on navigating challenging life situations and other relevant topics.

Annual Events

Friday, December 3, 2021

Girl Within Luncheon

Join us to enable at-risk young women and girls in Greater Hartford to become resilient, confident and independent, and those who have experienced abuse and neglect to heal.

June 2022

Foursome for Fatherhood

Each June, The Village hosts the Foursomes for Fatherhood Golf Classic to raise funds for our programs that provide fathers with the skills and support they need to be involved in the lives of their children.

Saturday, August 21, 2021


Join us for a day of cars, fun, music and food!