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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.
The Village’s Aldwin Allen, Senior Director of Community Programs, participated in the Hartford Public Schools’ special panel discussion about attendance and reducing chronic absenteeism.
Opioid epidemic contributing to increased demand, State grants providing critical support
Hoffman Family and ESPN Unveil Renovated Gym for Children Recovering from Trauma
If you earned up to $56,000 in 2019, determine your EITC eligibility at one of Connecticut’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites.
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.
Connecticut Children and Youth Who Suffer From Trauma Benefit From EMDR Therapy in Community Mental Health Settings
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’s Partnership for Success Program in Vernon Awarded $1.5 Million Federal Grant
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.