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Buffalo Soldiers Ride to KFC

On Tuesday, May 12, at 6:30 pm, the Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club will be giving an historical presentation on their namesake, the Buffalo Soldiers, in the Philip Corbin Room of Klingberg Family Centers. The Buffalo Soldiers were African-American cavalry units formed by the Union Army during the American Civil War, to fight the Rebel Army… Read more »

Soothing Animals

The Raymond Hill School of Klingberg Family Centers offers many unusual, if not unique resources to the 110 students currently enrolled there.  One of the most popular programs at RHS is the Maritime Center, in which students can participate in the care of various types of sea life, as well as animals from dry land…. Read more »

Cars, Coffee & A Bug-Eyed Sprite

We held the first Cars and Coffee event for 2015 on a warm spring morning, Saturday April 18th.  The front circle was filled with an unusual variety of auto mobiles from a Ford Model T to a Ferrari, from a King Midget to a late 40s Buick Woody Wagon, from a 30s Stutz Speedster to… Read more »

“TSI” in the Yukon Territories

In 2010 the Traumatic Stress Institute (TSI) of Klingberg began its relationship with the child welfare system in Yukon Territories, Canada administered by the Yukon Government.  Yes, that’s the Yukon, way up near the Artic circle…not UCONN. TSI assisted the entire Residential Youth Treatment Services division implement and cement trauma-informed culture change via Risking Connection… Read more »

Parent Education Graduation

On Wednesday, April 8th, Klingberg’s Parent Education/Support Group held their spring graduation ceremony. The Parent Education/Support Group is an eleven-week, comprehensive psycho-education group for parents who, due to poor choices or life circumstances, have not been able to take proper care of their children. The parents’ graduation celebrates the return of the children to their care… Read more »

Learning About the Working World

Raymond Hill School [RHS], the special education facility of Klingberg Family Centers, is a very busy place where students are learning and growing in many ways!   Currently 110 children and teens are enrolled in grades K-12, having been referred to RHS after struggling through repeated negative experiences and failure in other settings.  [Additionally, there are two students… Read more »