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As one of Connecticut’s largest providers of mental health services for families and children, our work and mission at The Village has never been more important. 

The New Normal: Managing Anxiety During a Pandemic

When COVID-19 became a reality, life as we knew it changed. Our routines and ability to predict what would happen next were drastically altered. Our ability to keep ourselves safe was compromised. Fear and panic became the underlying catalyst for our responses.

West Hartford Second Chance Shop Marks Its 1-Year Anniversary With 25-Percent-off Sale

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.

Featured News

TikTok is making headlines about the positive and negative mental health effects on children. In this NBC Connecticut story, Village Medical Director Laine Taylor weighs in to provide advice for parents when it comes to talking with their kids about social media.