Organization Category: Youth and Family

CHILD GUIDANCE CENTER OF SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT, INC.

Incorporated in 1954, This nonprofit mental health resource was incorporated in 1954. CGC offers a broad range of individualized mental health assessment and treatment services, tailored to meet the needs of each child and family. Crisis programs target children at the highest risk for injury, abuse, or lasting psychological damage from a traumatic experience. Specialized treatment programs […]

Written by on October 5, 2017

GREENWICH SCHOLARSHIP ASSOCIATION

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 […]

Written by on October 2, 2017

GREENWICH UNITED WAY – READING CHAMPIONS

Greenwich United Way Reading Champions, in partnership with the Greenwich Public Schools, is a literacy program pairing Greenwich youth with trained community volunteers in an effort to build fluency skills during the school year. Since 2008, Reading Champions volunteers have assisted over 3,000 children in achieving individual reading goals in fluency. By enabling students to […]

Written by on July 20, 2017

WESTMED MEDICAL GROUP

WESTMED Medical Group has 2 offices in Greenwich, opened in 2015. They offer outpatient services and a walk-in urgent care center on the ground floor at the 644 Putnam Avenue location. Urgent care conditions include; rashes, sprains, stomach ache, flu symptoms, eye and ear pain.

Written by on July 20, 2017

NEW COVENANT CENTER

This soup kitchen was founded in 1978 by Catholic Charities, open 365 days per year. Their mission is to provide a nutritious meal to all those who are hungry. By creating a safe, warm and compassionate environment, steps are taken to empowering men, women, and children to reach their full potential and regain their dignity and self-respect.

Written by on July 20, 2017

BACKCOUNTRY JAZZ

Founded in 2007 by internationally renowned saxophonist Bennie Wallace to address declining support for music and arts programs across the country. BackCountry Jazz presents concerts and educational programs by celebrated jazz artists . BCJ works collaboratively with partner organizations to invigorate the community educationally and socially, while building future audiences for America’s unique cultural heritage, […]

Written by on July 20, 2017

FAMILY CENTERS – THE DEN FOR GRIEVING KIDS

Begun in 1993 as a Junior League project. The Den became a FAMILY CENTERS Program in 1996.  A bereavement resource center for children, teens, and their families, communities, and professionals.  The Den consults local businesses, schools, civic groups, and religious organizations on bereavement and trauma response issues.

Written by on July 19, 2017

FAMILY CENTERS – CENTER FOR HOPE – DARIEN

Nonprofit organization founded in 1982. The center is a resource for bereavement and critical illness support. They provide comprehensive services for adults and children living with an illness, grieving a loss or coping with a life-altering circumstance, mental health support and counseling. All counseling, support and education services are facilitated by especially trained professionals in an […]

Written by on July 19, 2017

LITERACY VOLUNTEERS AT FAMILY CENTERS

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 […]

Written by on July 19, 2017

FAMILY CENTERS – GREENWICH HEAD START

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 […]

Written by on July 19, 2017

FAMILY CENTERS – SUPPORT GROUPS

FAMILY CENTERS‘ offers support and therapy groups for children, adults and families in their Stamford, Greenwich and Darien locations. Pre-registration is required for all groups, and a sliding fee scale is available.  Most insurance plans are also accepted. Private counseling sessions can also be arranged.

Written by on July 19, 2017

GREENWICH DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES – MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

Human services recognizes that a number of Greenwich residents and their families struggle with issues related to severe and persistent mental illness and/or substance abuse or addiction. People often feel isolated, lose hope and are not sure where to turn for assistance when experienceing a broad range of painful experiences, such as: Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Hoarding, Suicidal […]

Written by on July 18, 2017