Literacy Volunteers at Family Centers is a community-based program that utilizes the services of trained volunteers to provide free, high quality education to American and foreign born adults, young adults and families for the purpose of enabling them to acquire the skills necessary to achieve personal and occupational goals. Literacy Volunteers believes that access to […]
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LITERACY VOLUNTEERS AT FAMILY CENTERSLearn More
FAMILY CENTERS – RITE PROGRAM (REACHING INDEPENDENCE THROUGH EMPLOYMENT)Learn More
This FAMILY CENTERS program helps individuals and families attain a greater sense of self-sufficiency through counseling, goal planning, job-skills training, life skills and family support. RITE is open to residents living in Stamford and Greenwich.
GREENWICH UNITED WAYLearn More
Founded in 1933 as the Community Chest and Council, this nonprofit organization identifies and responds to the health and human service needs of the community. They raise funds and provide financial support to critical programs offered by non-profit agencies. Greenwich United Way helps children and youth, strengthens families and the community at large, assists persons […]
GREENWICH COMMISSION ON AGINGLearn More
The Commission on Aging has been an official department of TOWN government since 1975. It is the TOWN agency responsible for the needs of Greenwich’s older residents. Volunteer members serve three-year terms. Commission members are nominated by the BOARD OF SELECTMEN.
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 […]
WOMEN’S MENTORING NETWORKLearn More
Established in 1990 by co-founders Paige Oristano and Louise Moss, Women’s Mentoring Network is a grassroots organization serving Lower Fairfield County. The agency is non-profit and is funded through individual contributions, foundations, corporate grants, gifts from community organizations and special events. There are no fees for services. Extensive volunteer participation is an integral component of all programs.
WOMEN’S BUISNESS DEVELOPMENT COUNCILLearn More
WBDC empowers women and men to become thriving employers and more effective employees. From starting or growing a business to increasing income, WBDC illuminates business success in a tangible and accessible way. Founded in 1997 as a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization, WBDC is host to two U.S. Small Business Administration – Office of Women’s […]
HOMES FOR THE BRAVELearn More
Since opening its doors in 2002, ABRI/Homes for the Brave has provided housing, vocational training and job placement, mental health and addiction services, and life skills coaching to help individuals, especially Veterans, leave homelessness behind. To date, the organization has worked with more than 900 individuals. Applied Behavioral Rehabilitation Institute, Inc. (ABRI) is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit.
GREENWICH REGISTRAR OF VOTERSLearn More
The primary duties of the Registrars are to register new voters, maintain voter registration records and enrollment records, publish lists of eligible voters, conduct a state required canvass of all voters, compile monthly reports of all activities concerning voters in town, and administer and oversee all elections, primaries and referenda in an accurate and impartial […]
CONNECTING THROUGH LITERACY: INCARCERATED PARENTS, THEIR CHILDREN & CAREGIVERSLearn More
CLICC is a literacy and mentoring program for incarcerated parents and their children in the lower Fairfield County area. We are a nonprofit pilot program, working with substantial support from the U.S. Department of Justice. CLICC meets once a week with parents in four Connecticut state prisons (York, Niantic Annex, Cybulski Community Reintegration Unit and […]
GREENWICH DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICESLearn More
The Department of Human Services is divided into 6 Programs – ADULT & FAMILY SERVICES, COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM, COMMUNITY PROGRAMS, HOMEMAKER SERVICES, MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES & SENIOR SERVICES, all listed separately. The mission of the Department of Human Services is to support Greenwich residents in meeting basic human needs and promoting services that foster self-sufficiency and economic independence. These […]
BACKYARD HUMANITARIANLearn More
An all volunteer group that identifies needs in the community and provides humanitarian services. They donate needed items or fund-raise directly for a cause; raise awareness about local needs and ways to help; customize volunteer projects that help others and the community; and collaborate with other local groups, organizations and businesses.