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Student Collects Donations for Foster Care

Reilly Bard, a rising sixth-grader from Southington, Connecticut, is passionate about foster care. She chose this as her communities issue this past year when she ran for Connecticut’s Kid Governor, and she continues to find creative ways to support those in foster care. To celebrate her birthday, Reilly collected gifts for children in foster care… Read more »

Cultural Competence Committee Holds Art Contest

Klingberg’s Cultural Competence Committee has been working to both improve and celebrate staff and client/student diversity. The Committee hosted a Diversity Art Contest and created diversity banners to display throughout the agency as a reminder of our commitment to diversity. Elementary and middle school students at the Raymond Hill School (RHS) submitted their ideas on… Read more »

RE: Support of S.B. 876

The following letter was submitted by our President and CEO, Dr. Steven Girelli, as written testimony for today’s public hearing on S.B. 876, particularly as it pertains to nonprofit funding. March 15, 2019 RE: Support of S.B. 876: An Act Authorizing and Adjusting Bonds of the State for Capital Improvements, Transportation, and Other Purposes. Dear… Read more »

Klingberg Receives Award of Excellence

We were honored to receive the Workers’ Compensation Trust Award of Excellence this year for commitment to the safety of our employees and reduction of accidents and injuries. This is truly a mark of distinction, as only a few employers receive this award each year. Pictured are Carol Fronzyk and Diane Ritucci of the Workers’… Read more »

Coming Soon: Klingberg Nexus

If you have visited the Main Building of Klingberg Family Centers in New Britain this month, you were likely surprised by the bare walls and floors and the sights and sounds of construction. These are the signs of the development of the Klingberg Nexus Professional Development Center. Over the past several years Klingberg has dramatically… Read more »

Klingberg Children’s Advocacy Center Holds Open House

The Klingberg Children’s Advocacy Center (KCAC) held an open house on Friday, Nov. 2, in celebration of its one-year anniversary. In attendance were Congressman John Larson, funders, and community partners. The event allowed the KCAC to showcase its space to stakeholders, highlight program milestones, and express appreciation to those that have supported its first year… Read more »

Klingberg Welcomes Therapy Dog

Klingberg Family Centers is pleased to welcome a registered therapy dog to our staff. Winston works with his handler, Lauren Pedersen, LMFT, in our school-based clinics. Winston’s superpower is helping people relax, and twice a week he puts that superpower to good use at a total of four New Britain elementary schools. Spending some time… Read more »

Mentors Provide Healthy Relationships

Teens need examples of healthy relationships in their lives, and what better example than one they are in? In our Volunteer Youth Mentoring Programs, that’s exactly what we strive to achieve. The adolescents and young adults in the program are all court referred, which doesn’t mean they were arrested necessarily, only that they got in… Read more »

Raymond Hill School Graduates Ten

Wednesday, June 20, was an exciting day at the Raymond Hill School (RHS). Ten proud, hardworking students crossed the stage to receive their diplomas—one of the school’s largest graduations yet. Each graduate had created a video for the occasion to share thoughts about their experience at the school, future dreams, and advice for underclassmen. A… Read more »

Auction of Corvette Raises $50,000 for Klingberg’s Auto Restoration Program

Klingberg Family Centers’ Auto Restoration Program auctioned off its 1971 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray for a total of $50,000 on Friday, June 22, via Barrett-Jackson. Barrett-Jackson is the leader in collector car auctions and automotive lifestyle events, and generously waived all fees for this charity auction. All of the funds from this sale will go back… Read more »