Posts Categorized: News

Nonprofit of the Year

Klingberg Family Centers is truly grateful to have been chosen by the Greater New Britain Chamber of Commerce as the 2016 Nonprofit Organization of the Year in recognition of the work that we do to help children and families in our local communities. This award was presented at the Chamber’s Annual Dinner on November 17. Also honored… Read more »

CCSU Outstanding Community Partner

Central Connecticut State University’s School of Education & Professional Studies held their Celebration of Alumni Excellence on Thursday, November 10. As well as honoring CCSU alumni, the event honored Klingberg Family Centers as an Outstanding Community Partner, along with the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain and Cromwell Public Schools. Klingberg was recognized specifically for our partnership with… Read more »

Share the Love!

Schaller Subaru has chosen to partner with Klingberg Family Centers for the 9th annual Subaru “Share the Love” campaign, during which Subaru pledges to donate $250 to a charity with every new Subaru purchase.  The Share the Love event runs from Thursday, November 17, through January 3.  The buyer of a new car will be… Read more »

New Britain Community Works Together to Tackle Drug Abuse

NEWS RELEASE September 26, 2016 CONTACT INFO Matthew Cannata Office: 860-827-2284 Cell: 860-819-0496 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW BRITAIN, CONNECTICUT – The Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) recently awarded Klingberg Family Centers funding in the amount of $183,004 to implement the federally funded Partnership for Success (PFS) in Connecticut to address underage… Read more »

Back to School 2016

The floors have been shined, the classrooms cleaned and organized, the teachers trained, and Raymond Hill School is ready for a new school year. One area that has seen major improvements over the summer is the Marjorie Moore School Store. Thanks to a grant from the Liberty Bank Foundation, the school was able to purchase… Read more »

Nutmeg State FCU Volunteers at Group Home

Five volunteers from Nutmeg State Financial Credit Union spent a late-August Wednesday with us cleaning up the yard of one of our group homes for adolescent girls. Alongside Rebecca Desautels, Lead Group Homes Coordinator, and Gail Lebert, Director of Partnership Development, the volunteers took care of some much needed yard work. As Rebecca told the… Read more »

Klingberg Recognized for Increased Cultural Competence

On June 30 several members of Klingberg Family Centers’ Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) Initiative implementation team received a Certificate of Achievement from Health and Equity, LLC, and the Connecticut Network for Care Transformation. The certificate was in recognition of Klingberg’s work toward implementation of changes to advance the organization’s cultural competence. The award… Read more »

Blood Drive Organized by Nia Sage Youth

One of the youth residing at the Nia Sage Group Home is currently working to organize a blood drive with the American Red Cross scheduled for August 8th. The blood drive will be held at Bristol Baptist Church, 43 School Street, Bristol, CT 06010 from 9a-2p; this is her family’s local church. The youth is… Read more »

Hoffman Auto Group Gives to Klingberg’s Fatherhood Program

On Wednesday, June 8th, Jeffrey S. Hoffman, Co-Chairman, I. Bradley Hoffman, Co-Chairman, and Matthew S. Hoffman, Vice President, presented a check for $25,000 on behalf of the Hoffman Auto Group to Mark Johnson, Vice President of Development, and Gail Lebert, Director of Partnership Development, of Klingberg Family Centers. The donation is in support of Klingberg’s… Read more »

Webster House Teens Go to Prom

Proms are special events, and they raise many questions for the teens involved about dates, clothing, venue, music, etc. Mix in obstacles such as social anxiety, medical issues, financial deficits, minimal family supports, or sensory sensitivities, and these questions are even more important. The Webster House Medically Complex Group Home had four teens attend prom… Read more »