News

New Playscape

In the process of expanding our back parking lot on our main campus in New Britain, we had to remove the playscape that stood at the end of the lot near the ball field. Thanks to a very generous grant, we were able to erect a new structure with safety pad and updated elements in… Read more »

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 »

Happy 20th to our Parenting Program!

The Parent Aide Program started toward the end of 1996, with one supervisor, Kathy Service, and one worker. The goal of the program was to provide services to strengthen families who are identified as experiencing stress and difficulty in meeting the needs of their children. Families served have children 0-17 years old. The program is… 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 cannatam@csdnb.org 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 »

TCI Trainers Attend International Conference

Three of Klingberg’s Therapeutic Crisis Intervention trainers recently had the opportunity to attend the 4th International Conference held by the Residential Child Care Project at Cornell University (RCCP). The conference was entitled “Building a Community of Practice,” and according to the RCCP/Cornell University website was designed to “highlight the importance of communities of practice in… Read more »