Begun in 1984, this nonprofit organization is dedicated to reducing crime by counseling criminal offenders and their families. It works within all areas of the criminal justice system, acting as consultant to courts and probation agencies, prisons, halfway houses, and parole boards in designing pre-release family therapy programs and programs for potential offenders. There are […]
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FAMILY REENTRYLearn More
JEWISH FAMILY SERVICES OF GREENWICHLearn More
A non-discriminatory, social service agency established in 1983 whose mission is to improve the quality of life for families and individuals of all ages while embracing Jewish wisdom, tradition and compassion. JFS is funded by the United Way, UJA Federation of Greenwich, the town of Greenwich, and private donations.
CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENTLearn More
State agency responsible for strengthening Connecticut’s competitive position in the rapidly-changing, knowledge-based global economy. The agency takes a comprehensive approach to economic development that incorporates community development, transportation, education and arts and culture. The Department of Economic and Community Development devises and implements strategies that help businesses grow and succeed, revitalize communities and neighborhoods, and […]
YERWOOD CENTERLearn More
Begun in 1943, and later named after Dr. Joyce Yerwood, the first black female doctor in Connecticut, this resource center provides education and personal development opportunities to Stamford’s diverse community. The Boys and Girls Club of Stamford now operates the programs.
URBAN LEAGUE OF SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT, INC.Learn More
Founded in 1969, this is one of over 100 local affiliates. Their mission, at the Urban League of Southern Connecticut (ULSC), is to enable African Americans and other minority groups to secure and sustain economic self-reliance and parity through education and instruction. The vision of ULSC is to unify, inspire and empower through leadership, advocacy […]
GREENWICH LIBRARYLearn More
Main branch of the Greenwich public library system. Other Branches BYRAM SHUBERT, COS COB AND PERROT MEMORIAL. Collections include fiction, nonfiction, large print books, downloadable library, general reference, business services, health information, CDs, DVDs, traditional and streaming audio, audio books, foreign language materials, travel resources, local history collection, and lending art. Copy machines are available.
CONNECTICUT COMMISSION ON COMMUNITY SERVICELearn More
The Commission administers programs under the National and Community Service Trust Act of 1993. The Commission is dedicated to supporting service and civic engagement to strengthen communities throughout Connecticut. In partnership with the Office of Higher Education, the Commission funds and supports programs that encourage all Connecticut residents to volunteer.
SPECIAL OLYMPICS CONNECTICUTLearn More
Local branch of an international volunteer organization providing year-round training, athletic competitions, sports, and recreation events for mentally-challenged individuals. The Southwest region is comprised of 3,198 athletes and partners competing in 25 local programs.