News

Trick or Treat!

This afternoon, the staff and administrators on our New Britain campus enjoyed handing out candy to costumed elementary school students from Raymond Hill School and children from our Extended Day Treatment program. For those whose jobs do not routinely involve interacting with the youth we serve, this was a special opportunity to meet some of… Read more »

The Potato Donations

There are many stories from throughout Klingberg’s history of how the generosity of friends and strangers has supplied the needs of the children in our care. One remarkable case is that of the farmers in Maine who donated from their potato harvest every year for 40 years! In the annual report of 1911-1912, Rev. John… Read more »

Wayne Carini & Klingberg

You may have noticed Wayne Carini’s name appearing frequently in Klingberg News. For example, he and his dad (and now his daughter) have been the Grand Marshals of the Klingberg Vintage Motorcar Festival since 2011, and he co-hosted The Big E’s Collector Car Experience earlier this month, which we also participated in. “Who is this… Read more »

Dr. Girelli Featured by The Pita Group

Our friends at The Pita Group recently featured Dr. Steven Girelli, President/CEO of Klingberg Family Centers, in their “In the Pocket” video series. You can view the video below.

Agency Transitions Recordkeeping

Since 2008, Klingberg Family Centers has used the Harmony database system for client case management and tracking. Beginning November 2nd, a new system will be in place, called Credible. While Harmony has done its job over the last seven years, Credible is a more up-to-date system for the needs of the agency and provides better… Read more »

Outpatient Clinic Partners with School

Klingberg Family Centers is pleased to announce that the Outpatient Clinic and Family Therapy Institute has officially begun a partnership with the Expeditionary Learning Academy at Moylan School (ELAMS) in Hartford. We will be providing outpatient therapy services on site at the school, similar to our existing programs at Northend Elementary and Chamberlain Elementary in… Read more »

Klingberg at The Big E

Klingberg Family Centers has helped plan and will be participating in The Big E’s Collector Car Experience on Sunday, October 4, 2015. The event begins at 1pm at the xfinity arena and will be hosted by Velocity channel’s Mike Brewer (Wheeler Dealers) and Wayne Carini (Chasing Classic Cars) and will also feature appearances by Rick… Read more »

Klingberg Hosts DCF Region 6 Retreat

On September 1st, Klingberg Family Centers hosted all DCF Region 6 management staff for the Reconnecting to Wellness Retreat. There were 46 in attendance, including social work supervisors, program managers, clinical support managers, office directors, and Regional Administrator Tina Jefferson. The Reconnecting to Wellness Retreat was a full-day retreat for all levels of management from… Read more »

Artist Transforms Maritime Room

The Maritime room at Raymond Hill School is a unique space, filled with calming water, fish, and even a therapeutic rabbit. Over the summer the room got a facelift thanks to the Maritime teacher, Eric Serrano, and a friend of his from high school, James D’Amore. Familiar with James’ artistic talent, Eric reached out to… Read more »

Ground Broken 60 Years Ago

Sixty years ago this week, in September 1955, the local newspapers carried the news of a groundbreaking ceremony at the Klingberg Children’s Home. Depicted by a cartoonist in the New Britain Herald as a fast-growing child, buttons nearly bursting from his shirt, the Home was in need of additional space to house children. The building… Read more »