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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 »

Ode to the Unsung Hero

To you who take care of a million small moments that help kids feel better, live better, and put pieces back together. To you who know in hard times how best to respond, And choose again and again to go above and beyond; Though you don’t hear enough what great work you have done, Without… Read more »

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 »