Local Snapshot

On the whole, Greater New Haven is a place of great opportunity for children and youth. Outcomes vary, however, depending on where the child lives.

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Dive Into The Issues

Focusing on the Positive ›


Youth-serving organizations and clubs in Greater New Haven deliver programs that follow a model of positive youth development.

Starting off right with early childhood education ›


Before they enter kindergarten, children have already developed many of the basic brain connections that impact their ability to learn.

Fatherhood Involvement ›


In Greater New Haven, fathers are coming together to overcome barriers and be involved in their children's lives.

Screening For Childhood Trauma ›


This report from the Child Health and Development Institute of Connecticut is intended to help child serving systems advance trauma-informed care in order to provide more effective and cost-efficient services that result in better outcomes for all children.

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Programs supported by The Community Foundation nurture the academic and social development of children and youth through after school or out of school programming.

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