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Klingberg Joins CT River Valley Chamber

Klingberg Family Centers is pleased to announce their recent membership in the CT River Valley Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber serves over 500 businesses in Glastonbury, East Hartford, Marlborough, and the surrounding region. Membership in the Chamber will enable Klingberg to get to know businesses and to explore possible partnerships and volunteer help. Mary Ellen… Read more »

Petit Family Foundation Supports Klingberg Children’s Advocacy Center

NEW BRITAIN –Dr. William Petit, President of the Petit Family Foundation, presented Klingberg Family Centers with a $5,000 check to support Klingberg’s Children’s Advocacy Center (KCAC), which offers forensic interviews to help children and youth who have allegedly been victims of abuse or exploitation become survivors. In the past the child/youth has had to answer… Read more »

Fall Update

Raymond Hill School with fall foliage in front

We want to give you an update to share how Klingberg is staying on mission and keeping clients and staff safe. As we have shared before, even before the pandemic, many of our client families struggled to provide enough food for their children, and the pandemic made the problem more acute. With the financial help… Read more »

Remembering Christine Keys

It is with tremendous sadness that we share with you that Christine Keys, Senior Director of Community Services, passed away on August 10th following her battle with cancer. Christine came to Klingberg Family Centers in the spring of 2011 as the Director of Child Placement. More recently in 2018 she was promoted to Senior Director… Read more »

Statement on Racism & Social Injustice

To build healing relationships that empower children and families to reach their full potential. There is no way to think about the Klingberg Family Centers’ mission without considering the context of what is happening around us today. On May 25th the systemic and racial injustices faced by our country were brought to the forefront once… Read more »

Foster Care Awareness Month

Did you know that May is National Foster Care Awareness Month? Over the last few months, we have all been impacted in one way or another by the COVID-19 pandemic. It has turned our lives upside down with shocking speed and we have had to adapt in many ways to be safe and to maintain… Read more »

Finding Hope Stitch by Stitch

(Contributed by Barbara Maciejewski Wnuk) With a shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) nationally and in Connecticut, four Klingberg Family Centers employees, Annette Lyon, Debra Crivello, Marci Marciniec, and Laura Centurelli, have taken to stitching. They shine as a glimmer of hope during the COVID-19 crisis. Unsurprisingly, the first of these glimmers of hope is… Read more »

Resource Guide for Families During COVID-19

Updated 4/1/20 As we face the coronavirus in our nation and our own communities we may feel vulnerable, confused, and anxious. Our children and adolescents may feel the same. Here at Klingberg Family Centers, we have created a resource guide to provide some supports during these challenging times. We hope these resources help parents, caregivers,… Read more »

Annual Report 2019

We are pleased to present our Annual Report for the fiscal year of July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019. View below to learn more about the news and accomplishments of the past year.

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 »