Auto Shop: Not Just for Boys

Many people assume that only boys are interested in the Auto Restoration Program. However, this is not the case: several girls have been joining in the learning recently. Last semester there were six girls involved in the class; currently there are four (three repeats, one new). Each of these girls is genuinely interested in automobiles… Read more »

Evening of Recognition 2017

Klingberg staff and trustees enjoyed the second annual Evening of Recognition on January 12, 2017, at the Aqua Turf in Southington. A Raymond Hill School employee, “DJ Buzz,” kept the dance floor filled, while the two photo booths provided laughs throughout the evening—not to mention the good food and even better company! Even technical difficulties… Read more »

Foster Care & Adoption Party

The Farmington Senior and Community Center was rocking on a recent Wednesday night when Klingberg Family Centers’ Foster Care and Adoption program’s families and staff gathered for their annual holiday party. Around 100 people attended, including longtime foster families and parents just beginning the licensing process. The evening began with a catered meal, served by… Read more »

Sara’s Story

  Sara*, 14, escaped from human trafficking and returned home, where she and her family found the help they so desperately needed at Klingberg. Here is their story… *Not her real name. Give Online

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 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 »