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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 »

Raymond Hill School with fall foliage in front

Fall Update

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 »

Phoenix Rising Soaps at Powder Ridge

The residents of Phoenix House, one of our girls’ group homes, have been busy crafting things to sell this summer at Powder Ridge. The ski resort has a farmer’s market every Sunday from 10:00am to 2:00pm. Led by staff Stephanie Freedman-Edson, the girls have made assorted soaps, lip balms, bath bombs, lotion bars, as well… 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.

Ricky the Receptionist

If you’ve entered Klingberg’s Main Building during the lunch hour this summer, you may have had the privilege of meeting Ricky, who has been covering lunch for our receptionist. Ricky, who will be 19 this fall, has lived at the Webster House group home for the past year. She is making such great progress on… Read more »