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A healthy community is a rich community. When we enjoy good health, when we engage in wellness activities – and when we support people living with disease or disabilities -- there are profound physical and psychological benefits. Simply put, we are all stronger and happier. To support the health and wellness initiatives in your community is to put good health within reach of all.

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The Community Foundation has made the availability and accessibility of prenatal health care a priority through its New Haven Healthy Start Program and encourages the community to support organizations that educate young families on how to ensure the health and well-being of their infants both before and after delivery.

The organizations highlighted here have profiles on®. If you know of an organization that you think should be listed, please let us know.

A stronger Community

A Community Check-Up: Answer the Call

Wellbeing Survey Takes the Pulse of Greater New Haven


Helping Patients Cope

Through the Arts for Healing program at Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital, patients discover strengths during a challenging time.

The Mobile Market

Common Ground and City Seed have teamed up to bring farm-fresh produce to inner-city neighborhoods.

News, Reports & Resources

In Connecticut, close to 109,000 adults and 39,000 children live with a serious mental health condition according to a recent report by the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Read the United Way's 211 Barometer on accessing mental health resources. (April 2013)


Survey Illuminates Health, Crime (3/21/13, NHI)

Potential Funding for Nonprofits Under Affordable Care Act (2/26/13)

Community-based Care Just the Right Medicine (NHR, 2/2/13)

Top 10 CT Polluters (HBJ, 1/28/13)

"Right to Die" Bill Possibility in Upcoming CT Legislature (11/13/12, NHR)

(11/13/12, NHR)

Immediacy "Critical" in CT Adolescent Mental Health Needs (10/1/12, CT News Service)


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