Begun in 1972, this nonprofit organization, is the umbrella group for Town of Greenwich scholarships. The Greenwich Scholarship Association provides need-based college scholarships for graduating seniors living in Greenwich or attending Greenwich public, private or parochial schools. Greenwich students are matched with educational funding from local organizations. There are no administrative costs, so all funds contributed […]
GREENWICH SCHOLARSHIP ASSOCIATIONLearn More
STAMFORD AIC – FORENSIC HEALTH SERVICESLearn More
This program is utilized by the SUPERIOR COURT and FEDERAL COURT to allow community service as a form of restitution in certain criminal cases. It is for first-time offenders needing to complete supervised, court-mandated community service work. Used to be called The Volunteer Center Court Program, then Community Service Program, then Alternative Community Service.
DMHAS – DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH & ADDICTION SERVICESLearn More
The Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) promotes and administers recovery-oriented services in the areas of mental health treatment and substance abuse prevention and treatment throughout Connecticut. While the Department’s prevention services serve all Connecticut citizens, its mandate is to serve adults (over 18 years of age) with psychiatric or substance use disorders, or […]
THE LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOCIETY, CONNECTICUT WESTCHESTER HUDSON VALLEYLearn More
Founded in 1949, this local chapter of the national organization is dedicated to seeking the cause and cure of leukemia and blood cancers (lymphoma, multiple myeloma and Hodgkins Disease). The mission of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is to Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients […]
FAMILY CENTERS – GREENWICH HEAD STARTLearn More
FAMILY CENTERS‘ Greenwich Head Start program provides preschool services to income-eligible families living in Greenwich with three- and four-year-old children. The curriculum-based program teaches children to understand letters, numbers and how to interact in a classroom setting. Teachers also work on speech development and helps children of immigrant families learn English. An emphasis is also placed on parent […]
FAMILY CENTERS – HOUSING RESOURCE PROGRAMLearn More
FAMILY CENTERS’ Housing Resource Program locates and places clients living with long-term mental illness in safe, stable and affordable housing in lower Fairfield County. Program staff provides an array of supportive services necessary to maintain community living and prevent psychiatric hospitalizations. In addition to providing housing, the program also assists clients gain community and government entitlements, […]
FAMILY CENTERS, INC. – GREENWICHLearn More
Family Centers is a private, nonprofit organization offering education, health and human services to children, adults and families in Fairfield County. More than 2,400 professionals and trained volunteers work together to provide a wide range of responsive, innovative programs. Through three Centers of Excellence, children, adults, families and communities receive the care, encouragement and resources […]
COMMUNITY ANSWERS – CAMP & PROGRAM GUIDE FOR CHILDREN IN GREENWICHLearn More
The CAMP & PROGRAM GUIDE The booklet is available at various locations around town; LOCAL LIBRARIES, TOWN HALL, SCHOOLS, BOYS & GIRLS CLUB, YMCA,YWCA and more. Started in 1986 as a two page document, this comprehensive camp and program guide is our most popular publication. An electronic version of the booklet is available year-round on our website.
COMMUNITY ANSWERS – ORGANIZATIONS DATABASELearn More
This database is an exhaustive collection of local nonprofit, government organizations and agencies. There are over 400 entries which are updated annually by staff. Organization updates may be submitted via our website submit option, called in (203-612-9592), faxed (203-869-0808) or e-mailed to us at ALai@greenwichunitedway.org
THE WORKPLACELearn More
The WorkPlace was originally incorporated as the Private Industry Council of Southern Connecticut on August 11, 1983. Today, as one of five Workforce Development Boards in the state, we continue to prepare people for careers while strengthening the workforce for employers. We do this chiefly by administering workforce development funds and coordinating providers of job training and education programs. But […]
NEW REACHLearn More
New Reach delivers an array of housing interventions to end homelessness and alleviate poverty. From operating emergency shelters to developing affordable housing and everything in between, we are committed to building hopeful futures for those experiencing homelessness and poverty in CT.
CIRCLE OF CARE FOR FAMILIES OF CHILDREN WITH CANCERLearn More
Supports children with cancer and their families during treatment. To provide practical, emotional and financial assistance to Connecticut families of children in treatment for cancer through programs and services that meet the unique and challenging needs of pediatric cancer treatment