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A History of Gifts

It is the giving season, and I am sitting in my office thinking about the many phases of giving here at Klingberg Family Centers. We have an incredible history of thousands of people donating from the very first days in 1903 until today. We owe our very existence to these wonderful folks. Rev. John Klingberg,… 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 »

Cornerstones Capture History

Klingberg Family Centers is full of rich history, and some of that history is quite literally built into our walls. The construction of our main building was begun ninety-eight years ago almost to the day in 1920. Like many buildings, its cornerstone contains a time capsule of various knickknacks. Among them are autographs from many… 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 »

Vintage Motorcar Series Off to a Strong Start

We held the third of five events in our new Vintage Motorcar Series on a beautiful Saturday, June 16, on our campus, raising money for our many programs to help children and families who have experienced trauma. It was a warm day for the hundreds of cars and spectators that came to our hilltop campus…. Read more »

Klingberg’s Family Champions 2018

The CCFSA held their 13th Annual Family Champion Event on June 5th at the New Haven Lawn Club to recognize individuals across the state who have gone above and beyond the call of duty to strengthen and support families in Connecticut through their involvement with a family service agency. The CCFSA honored two of Klingberg… Read more »

American Savings Foundation Grants Staff Development Assistant

Klingberg Family Centers was awarded the Robert T. Kenney Scholarship through the American Savings Foundation with a summer intern. The Staff Development Department worked with the American Savings Foundation to hire Roisin Healy. Roisin is an undergraduate at UConn entering her junior year. She is a Psychological Sciences Major and a Neuroscience Minor with the… Read more »