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Urgent Crisis Center: Revolutionizing Youth Mental Health Care

The Village has opened Hartford’s first-ever, walk-in Urgent Crisis Center (UCC) for youth mental health, making a massive stride to address the children’s mental health crisis in Connecticut. Working with Connecticut’s Department of Children and Families (DCF) and a legislative oversight committee, The Village is blazing the trail for this game-changing new level of behavioral health care in the state.

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Enriching Lives Through Volunteering

Enriching Lives Through Volunteering

Today, a group of students at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School in Hartford are learning about Hawaii, but they don’t know it yet. Their instructor, Carrie Firestone of Avon, leads them through a rousing game of word BINGO that...

Improving School Attendance

Improving School Attendance

Allen was one of the 60 students who participated in The Village’s truancy court prevention project last year. As a sixth-grader, he had missed over 40 days of school, tried to commit suicide and was diagnosed with depression. Cautious of...

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