Agency Partners

The following organizations are our partners in helping us achieve our Five Year Goals for the Common Good in the areas of Education, Income, Health and Housing.

Boy Scouts, CT Rivers Council, Inc.
Develops physical and mental fitness, promotes participating citizenship, and builds positive character traits in young people ages 6-20.
Online:  ctrivers.org Phone:  860-289-6669

Child & Family Agency of Southeastern CT, Inc.
A multi-service agency providing family counseling services, children's health services, and infant/child day care services.
Online:  cfapress.org Phone:  860-767-0147  

Clinton Board of Education Best Beginnings Preschool Initiative
Early childhood mental health initiative aimed at identifying and serving preschool children with behavioral, emotional and social problems and supporting parents in their role as their child's first best teacher.
Online:  bestbeginnings.us Phone:  860-669-7246

Clinton Youth & Family Service Bureau
Site of Healthy Communities-Healthy Youth prevention initiative aimed at reducing school age substance abuse.
Online:  clintonyouthandfamily.org Phone: 860-669-1103   

Community Health Center Mobile Dental Program
Provides high quality, affordable medical, dental, mental health and social services to area residents in need.
Online:  chc1.com Phone:  860-347-6971 (Middletown) or 860-388-4433 (Old Saybrook)

Cromwell Board of Education
Early childhood mental health initiative aimed at identifying and serving preschool children with behavioral, emotional and social problems and supporting parents in their role as their child's first best teacher.
Online:  cromwell.k12.ct.us/ecs/page.php?pid=190 Phone:  860-632-4866

Durham/Middlefield Youth & Family Services
Site of Health Communities-Healthy Youth prevention initiative aimed at reducing school age substance abuse.
Online: dmyfs.org  Phone: 860-349-3379

East Haddam Youth and Family Services
Site of Healthy Communities-Healthy Youth prevention initiative aimed at reducing school age substance abuse and early childhood mental health initiative aimed at identifying and serving preschool children with behavioral, emotional and social problems and supporting parents in their role as their child's first best teacher.
Online:  ehyfs.org Phone:  860-873-3296

East Hampton Board of Education - Early Links Program
Early childhood mental health initiative aimed at identifying and serving preschool children with behavioral, emotional and social problems and supporting parents in their role as their child's first best teacher.
Online:  ehecc.net/ Phone:  860-365-4020

Gilead Community Services
Provides quality individual, marriage and family mental health counseling on a sliding fee scale at its Middletown outpatient clinic.
Online:  gileadcs.org Phone:  860-767-2025

Girl Scouts of Connecticut
Provides comprehensive, informal education programs for girls 5-17, stressing development of a positive self-image, leadership skills, and service to the community.
Online:  gsofct.org Phone:  860-347-5768 or 800-922-2770  

Habitat for Humanity
Constructs and rehabilitates affordable homes for working families and individuals.
Online:  habitatmiddlesex.org Phone:  (860) 343-9179  

HOPE Partnership
Grassroots organization dedicated to creating more affordable housing for low-income working families and seniors living on fixed incomes in Old Saybrook and other shoreline towns.
Online:  www.hope-ct.org Phone:  860-782-7387  

John J. Driscoll United Labor Agency, Inc.
Meets the off-the-job human service and vocational needs of workers and their families.
Online:  ctaflcio.org Phone:  860-347-8060  

Kuhn Employment Opportunities, Inc.
Provides meaningful community employment so people with disabilities may become independent, enhance self esteem and be accepted in their community.
Online:  kuhngroup.org Phone:  860-347-8923  

Literacy Volunteers of America, Valley Shore, CT
Provides one-to-one tutoring to adults in basic literacy and English as a Second Language through trained volunteers.
Online:  vsliteracy.org Phone:  860-399-5428  

MARC: Community Resources
Empowers adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities to realize their dreams and make choices about their lives. Services include residential, employment, recreation, school transition, family support and advocacy.
Online:  marcweb.org Phone:  860-342-0700  

Middlesex County Coalition on Housing & Homelessness
Works to implement the Middlesex County Ten Year Plan to End Homelessness. This plan details the activities needed to meet our goal of ending homelessness by 2018.
Online:  anendinten.org Phone:  860-346-8695

Middlesex Hospital
Support Opportunity Knocks and Perinatal programs. Provide a continuum of interventive/preventive services for families, including home-based parenting support, specialized services for teen parents and children with serious behavioral/emotional problems.
Online:  middlesexhealth.org Phone:  860-344-6717 

Middletown Adult Education
The Even Start Family Literacy program serves low-income families with at least one child, ages 6 weeks to 3 years, with twice-weekly parenting classes, daily interactive literacy activities, and monthly literacy visits into the home.
Online:  middletown-adulted.org/Content/Family_Learning_Even_Start.asp Phone:  860-343-6050   

Middletown Youth Services Bureau
Site of Healthy Communities-Healthy Youth prevention initiative aimed at reducing school age substance abuse.
Online:  middletownyouthservices.org Phone:  860-704-4500 ext. 4600   

Oddfellows Playhouse Youth Theater
Theater troupes in Middletown's and Portland's lowest-income neighborhoods and a summer circus skills day camp providing innovative, self esteem-building theater arts activities.
Online:  oddfellows.org Phone:  860-347-6143   

Old Saybrook Youth & Family Services
Site of Healthy Communities-Healthy Youth prevention initiative aimed at reducing school age substance abuse; and early childhood mental health initiative aimed at identifying and serving preschool children with behavioral, emotional and social problems and supporting parents in their role as their child's first best teacher.
Online:  oldsaybrookct.org/Pages/OldSaybrookCT_youth/index Phone:  860-395-3190  

Portland Youth Services
Site of Healthy Communities-Healthy Youth prevention initiative aimed at reducing school age substance abuse and early childhood mental health initiative aimed at identifying and serving preschool children with behavioral, emotional and social problems and supporting parents in their role as their child's first best teacher.
Online:  portlandct.org/youth.htm Phone:  860-342-6764  

Regional School District #13 (Durham-Middlefield)
Early childhood mental health initiative aimed at identifying and serving preschool children with behavioral, emotional and social problems and supporting parents in their role as their child's first best teacher.
Online:  rsd13ct.org/index.html 

Regional School District #4 (Chester, Deep River, Essex)
Early childhood mental health initiative aimed at identifying and serving preschool children with behavioral, emotional and social problems and supporting parents in their role as their child's first best teacher.
Online:  reg4.k12.ct.us Phone:  860-526-2417  

Rushford Center
Rushford is dedicated to meeting the substance abuse and mental health needs of children, adults and families. Rushford strives to provide affordable, accessible services of proven quality and effectiveness that embrace the most current research in prevention, treatment and recovery. Supports the Consultation/Technical Assistance and Connect to Care programs.
Online:  rushfordcenter.org Phone:  860-346-0300  

Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries (SSKP)
Provides food to people in need through grocery distribution sites and family-oriented community meal sites. Also educates the community about hunger and poverty.
Online:  shorelinesoupkitchens.org/ Phone:  860-388-1988  

St. Luke's Eldercare Solutions of Central Connecticut
This 24-hour, door-to-door transportation service for seniors and the visually-impaired restores pride and independence. Rides are provided by volunteers at a dramatically reduced rate for medical appointments and other needs.
Online:  stlukeshome.org/ Phone:  860-347-5661   

St. Vincent dePaul Middletown - Amazing Grace
Local food pantry provides emergency food for individuals and families in need
Online:  svdmiddletown.org/index.html Phone:  860-347-3222

The Connection, Inc.
Provides substance abuse treatment, emergency and supported housing, recreational and treatment-oriented youth services, sexual abuse treatment and community justice activities. Supports the Eddy Shelter, a housing advocate, and the Middletown and Old Saybrook Counseling Centers.
Online:  theconnectioninc.org Phone:  860-343-5500 (Middletown) or 860-395-6380 (Old Saybrook) 

Tri-Town Youth Services Bureau (Chester, Deep River, Essex)
Site of Healthy Communities-Healthy Youth prevention initiative aimed at reducing school age substance abuse.
Online:  tritownys.org/ Phone:  860-526-3600   

United Way 2-1-1
Free, confidential, information referral and crisis intervention services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. United Way 2-1-1 is funded by Connecticut United Ways and the State of Connecticut.
Online:  211ct.org Phone:  211 (Within CT) / 800-203-1234 (Out of State) / 800-505-1000 (Child Care Info.) 

Westbrook Public Schools
Site of Healthy Communities-Healthy Youth prevention initiative aimed at reducing school age substance abuse and early childhood mental health initiative aimed at identifying and serving preschool children with behavioral, emotional and social problems and supporting parents in their role as their child's first best teacher.
Online:  www2.westbrookctschools.org/ Phone:  860-399-7925   

Women & Families Center/Central CT - Sexual Assault Crisis Service
Women & Families Center/Central CT Sexual Assault Crisis Service Provides help for victims of sexual assault/abuse and their loved ones 24 hours a day. Education programs to any group, volunteers trained, newsletter, and groups.
Online:  womenfamilies.org/ Phone:  860-344-1474 or 888-999-5545

YMCA of Northern Middlesex County
Largest provider of school age day care and camping in Northern Middlesex County offering traditional fitness, swimming and recreation programs. Supports Kids Korner and the Training & Consultation Review program to help build systems, increase capacity, and support quality initiatives of other after-school and youth serving programs.
Online:  midymca.org/ Phone:  860-347-6907  

Youth & Family Services of Haddam-Killingworth
Site of Healthy Communities-Healthy Youth prevention initiative aimed at reducing school age substance abuse and early childhood mental health initiative aimed at identifying and serving preschool children with behavioral, emotional and social problems and supporting parents in their role as their child's first best teacher.
Online:  hkyfs.org/ Phone:  860-345-7496