The community partners and initiatives listed below have met United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut’s (UWCNCT) standards for management, governance and fiscal accountability. They receive direct United Way funding for their work in the areas of education, financial security, health and basic needs. Each agency's code appears above its name. Learn more about our work and read last year's community results

Please note:
United Way Community Investment's code is 0020
United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut’s code is 5000
Community Health Charities' code is 3000

For a list of Community Health Charities member charities that receive United Way Community Investment support, see the menu to the left.

UWCNCT Community Partners Effective July 1, 2015

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American Red Cross, Connecticut Chapter
209 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06032
Tel (877) 287-3327 
Fax (860) 678-5461
Mario Bruno, Executive Director
The American Red Cross, led by volunteers, will provide relief to victims of disasters and help people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies.


Boy Scouts of America, Connecticut Rivers Council
60 Darlin Street
P.O. Box 280098
East Hartford, CT 06108
Tel (860) 913-2700
Fax (860) 290-8860
Steven Smith, Executive Director
The Comprehensive Youth Development Program of Boy Scouts of America is designed to develop physical and mental fitness, promote participating citizenship, and build positive character traits in young people.

Boys & Girls Club of New Britain
150 Washington Street
New Britain, CT 06051-1828
Tel (860) 229-2865
Fax (860) 229-8880
Todd Czuprinski, Executive Director
The Boys & Girls Club of New Britain is a non-profit youth service organization offering educational, recreational, preventative and child care programs.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Hartford, Inc.
170 Sigourney Street
Hartford, CT 06105
Tel (860) 724-0700
Fax (860) 724-2722
Samuel S. Gray, Jr., Executive Director
A comprehensive youth development organization servicing youth between the ages 6 through 18 through character and leadership development; education and career development; health and life skills; the arts; and sports, fitness, and recreation.


Catholic Charities & Family Services, Diocese of Norwich, Inc.
331 Main Street
Norwich, CT 06360
Tel (860) 889-8346
Fax (860) 443-6013
James Maffuid, Executive Director
CCFS programs include: comprehensive emergency relief and case management; behavioral health services, including assessment, evaluation, individual and group counseling; pregnancy, parenting and mentoring services.

Catholic Charities, Inc., Archdiocese of Hartford
839-841 Asylum Avenue
Hartford, CT 06105
Tel (888) 405-1183
Fax (860) 527-1919
Marek Kukulka, Interim Chief Executive Officer
Catholic Charities services encompass mental health, comprehensive youth, family strengthening, birthparent and adoption, early childhood, violence intervention, basic human needs, substance abuse, employment, and elderly services.

950 Slater Road
New Britain, CT 06053-1658
Tel (860) 229-6665
Fax (860) 826-6883
Anne L. Ruwet, Chief Executive Officer
CCARC provides day, residential and recreational supports to individuals with mental retardation and other disabilities.
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Children’s Law Center
30 Arbor Street. 4th floor, North    
Hartford, CT 06106
Tel (860) 232-9993
Fax (860) 232-9996
Justine Rakich-Kelly
Protects the interest of children involved in high conflict divorce and custody disputes. Provides attorneys for children, mediation services, and legal help-line for questions about family law.


Coalition for New Britain’s Youth
74A Vine Street
New Britain, CT 06052
Ms. Robin Lamott-Sparks
Tel 860-229-6018 x309
The Coalition for New Britain’s Youth is a citywide collaborative committed to improving the lives of New Britain’s children and youth.

Community Child Guidance Clinic, Inc.
317 North Main Street
Manchester, CT 06040-2066
Tel (860) 643-2101
Fax (860) 645-1470
Clifford Johnson
The Clinic provides outpatient mental health services to children and families living in our 14-town catchment area.

Community Health Resources
995 Day Hill Road
Windsor, CT 06095
Tel (860) 253-5020
Fax (860) 253-5030
Heather Gates, Executive Director
Community Health Resources is a leading provider of comprehensive mental health services for children, adults, and families which offers clinical assessment and treatment, education and prevention, and support and rehabilitation.

Community Mental Health Affiliates, Inc.
270 John Downey Drive
New Britain, CT  06051
Tel (860) 826-1358
Fax (860) 223-3111
Raymond J. Gorman, President/CEO
Psychotherapy to families, individuals, and couples. Case management support to pregnant and parenting adolescents; adults moving from welfare to work; and adolescents moving from foster homes to independent apartments. Parent training classes; adoption.

COMPASS Youth Collaborative, Inc.
55 Airport Road, Suite 201
Hartford, CT 06114
Tel (860) 296-2855
Robert Pawloski, Executive Director
COMPASS Youth Collaborative’s paramount purpose is to raise expectations of urban youth. In partnerships with schools, parents and other organizations, COMPASS endeavors to equip middle school age youth with skills and attitudes necessary for success.

Connecticut Legal Services
62 Washington Street, 4th Floor 
Middletown, CT  06457

Middletown office tel (860) 344-0447
Middletown office fax (860) 346-2938
New Britain office tel (860) 225-8678
Willimantic office tel (860) 456-1761
Steven Eppler-Epstein, Executive Director
Provides free civil legal services to the poor. Areas of specialty include domestic violence/family, homelessness/housing, public benefits, special education, elder and disability law.

814 Asylum Avenue
Hartford, CT 06105
Tel (860) 522-8710
Fax (860) 525-3457
John Prescod, Executive Director
ConnectiKids offers a Tutoring/Mentoring Program and an Arts & Enrichment Program to West Middle and M.D. Fox Elementary School students as well as a 5-week, thematically integrated Summer Program with academic and recreational components and an Alumni Program.


Educational Resources for Children
50 Post Office Road
Enfield, CT 06082
Tel (860) 253-9935
Fax (860) 253-9995
Claire C. Hall, M.Ed.
Executive Director

Farmington Valley ARC (FAVARH) 
225 Commerce Drive
P.O. Box 1099
Canton, CT 06019-1099
Tel (860) 693-6662
Stephen Morris, Executive Director   
Person-centered services provided by the Farmington Valley ARC for persons having developmental disabilities include employment, day, residential, respite recreation, transportation, and clinical support services.

Farmington Valley Visiting Nurse Association
8 Old Mill Lane
Simsbury, CT 06070
Tel (860) 651-3539
Fax (860) 651-5082
Incy S. Muir, Executive Director
Provides comprehensive home health, certified hospice and community health/wellness programs to residents of all ages in the Farmington Valley and vicinity.

Foodshare, Inc.
450 Woodland Avenue
Bloomfield, CT 06002-1342
Tel (860) 286-9999
Chris O'Rourke, Interim President and CEO
The region’s only America’s Second Harvest food bank, distributing more than 13 tons of food per day to more than 330 local charitable programs.
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Girl Scouts of Connecticut
340 Washington Street
Hartford, CT 06106
Tel (860) 522-0163 or (800) 922-2770
Mary Barneby, Executive Director
Girl Scouts of Connecticut is the largest girl-focused organization in the state, providing girls ages 5 to 17 with opportunities to explore new skills, forge lasting friendships, and develop a strong self-image. Our programs include healthy living, girl safety, college and trade school exploration, and more. Our headquarters are located in Hartford, with additional Service Centers throughout the state in: Bridgeport, Middletown, New London, North Haven, North Windham, Plainville, Torrington, Waterbury, and Wilton.

Greater Hartford Legal Aid, Inc.
999 Asylum Ave., Fl. 3
Hartford, CT 06105-2465
Tel (860) 541-5000
Fax (860) 541-5050
Jamey Bell, Executive Director
Not-for-profit law office that provides free legal representation and assistance for civil and family law legal problems to people in its service areas who are low income, are 60 years of age or older, or who are HIV+ or who have AIDS.


HARC, Inc.
900 Asylum Avenue
Hartford, CT 06105-1985
Tel (860) 218-6000
Fax (860) 541-1770
Andrea Barton Reeves, President & CEO
HARC is a grassroots organization, founded in 1951 by parents, that provides services and supports to people with intellectual disabilities and their families. HARC’s services begin at birth and extend throughout the life span.

Hartford Neighborhood Development Support Collaborative
Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC)
227 Lawrence Street, 2nd Floor
Hartford, CT 06106
Tel (860) 525-4821 x406
Fax (860) 525-4822
Andrea Pereira, Executive Director
The mission of the Support Collaborative is predicated on the funders’ shared belief that strong community-based organizations are necessary if there is to be significant positive and enduring change in Hartford’s neighborhoods.

Hartford Partnership for Student Success
960 Main Street, 8th Floor
Hartford, CT 06103
Tel (860) 695-8000
Tauheedah Jackson, Director
The Hartford Partnership for Student Success (HPSS) is a partnership among Hartford Public Schools, the City of Hartford, the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, and United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut to support the continued development of Hartford Community Schools, as well as continue to explore opportunities to expand and increase high-quality out-of-school time programs.

Hispanic Health Council, Inc.
175 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06106
Tel (860) 527-0856
Fax (860) 724-0437
Jose Ortiz, President and CEO
The Hispanic Health Council is committed to improving the health and social well-being of Latinos and other low income populations in Hartford through culturally appropriate direct service programs.

Hockanum Valley Community Council, Inc.
29 Naek Road, Suite 5A 
Vernon, CT 06066
Tel (860) 872-7727
Fax (860) 870-6644
David A. Engelson, Executive Director
HVCC is a private non-profit social service agency serving the Tri-Town Area. We provide elderly and disabled transportation, elderly outreach services, house an emergency food pantry, and are a licensed out-patient mental health facility.

Home & Community Health Services, Inc.
101 Phoenix Avenue
P.O. Box 1199
Enfield, CT 06083-1199
Tel (860) 763-7600
Fax (860) 763-7613
Michelle Beverly, Executive Director
Provides skilled professional services and paraprofessional services. Special programs include Hospice, Maternal Child Health, Mental Health, and Falls Prevention. Dedicated to keeping residents safe at home at their optimal level of health.

Human Resources Agency of New Britain, Inc. (HRA)
180 Clinton Street
New Britain, CT 06053
Tel (860) 225-8601
Fax (860) 225-4843
Rocco Tricarico, Executive Director
The mission of the Human Resources Agency of New Britain, Inc. (HRA) is to improve the quality of life by helping people achieve economic and social potential; responding to the causes and conditions of poverty; and building stronger individuals, families and communities in the greater New Britain area.
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Interval House, Inc.
P.O. Box 340207
Hartford, CT 06134-0207
Tel (860) 246-9149 x312
Fax (860) 247-2042
Cecile T. Enrico, Executive Director
Interval House provides free, confidential 24-hour hotlines, shelter, support groups, safety planning, counseling, advocacy and court services to battered women and their children. Community Educators are available to speak to groups.

Jewish Family Services of Greater Hartford
333 Bloomfield Avenue, Suite A
West Hartford, CT 06117
Tel (860) 236-1927
Fax (860) 236-6483
Anne Danaher, Executive Director
Nonsectarian multi-service agency providing services for people of all ages, including counseling, caregiving for older adults, adoption, refugee resettlement, community education, support groups and advocacy for the disabled.

John J. Driscoll United Labor Agency, Inc. (ULA)
56 Town Line Road  
Rocky Hill, CT 06067-1241 
Tel (860) 258-6640
Amy Blackwood, Executive Director

The mission of ULA is to assist union members and all workers in handling problems and difficulties arising off-the-job. This involves mobilizing and using the support of existing public agencies, as well as the resources of the labor movement.


Literacy Volunteers of Central CT, Inc.
20 High Street
New Britain, CT 06051-2206
Tel (860) 229-7323
Fax (860) 826-5191
Maria Simao, Executive Director
We recruit and train volunteers, conduct extensive student intakes, match volunteers and students, provide structured support for student - tutor matches, and post-assess students to measure progress.

Literacy Volunteers of Greater Hartford
30 Arbor Street,First Floor, South Building
Hartford, CT 06106
Tel (860) 233-3853
Fax (860) 236-1640
Carol D. Hauss, Executive Director
LVGH recruits, trains and supports volunteers to provide English literacy instruction to Hartford area adults.


MARC, Inc. of Manchester
151 Sheldon Road
Manchester, CT 06042
Tel (860) 646-5718
Fax (860) 645-9910
Kevin Zingler, Executive Director
MARC, Inc. is a human service agency supporting people with mental retardation. Services include employment, residential, retirement, self advocacy, recreation & respite. Diversified services include welfare to work and direct care provider training.

Masonicare Partners Home Health & Hospice
111 Founder's Plaza, Suite 200
East Hartford, CT 06108
Tel (860) 528-2273
Fax (860) 290-6777
Kinsha Williams-Davis, Executive Director
Masonicare Partners Home Health & Hospice is a full service home health organization, providing services throughout the full spectrum of life.

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New Britain- Berlin YMCA 
50 High Street  
New Britain, CT 06051
Tel (860) 229-3787
Fax (860) 225-8063
Richard McCarty, Executive Director
The New Britain-Berlin YMCA serves more than 5,000 people a year, providing a wide variety of programs including childcare, camping, youth & adult sports and fitness, residence for men and other social development program

Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters
30 Laurel Street, Third Floor
Hartford, CT 06106-1377
Tel (860) 525-5437   
Andy Fleischmann
Provides at-risk youth with the opportunity to become caring, competent and confident individuals by engaging them in the highest quality one-to-one mentoring relationships with adult volunteers.


Opportunities Industrialization Center of New Britain Inc. (OIC)
114 North Street, Street
New Britain, CT 06051
Tel (860) 224-7151
Fax (860) 224-8397
Paulette Fox, Executive Director
OIC is an employment and training program that prepares adults and youth for the world of work. Participants learn to take control of their lives through a variety of training seminars with job placement and/or education being the prime objective.

Our Piece of The Pie (OPP)
Veeder Place
20-28 Sargeant Street
Hartford, CT 06105
Tel (860) 761-7300
Fax (860) 297-0174
Robert Rath, Executive Director
Our Piece of the Pie promotes independence and economic success by helping young people ages 14-24 become successful adults. OPP is recognized as a leading youth development services organization in the city.
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Prudence Crandall Center, Inc.
P.O. Box 895
New Britain, CT 06050-0895
Tel (860) 225-5187
Fax (860) 826-4994
Barbara Damon, Executive Director
The Prudence Crandall Center, Inc. provides comprehensive services to victims of domestic violence including emergency shelter, 24-hour hotline, counseling, support groups, advocacy, information, referrals and community education.
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The Salvation Army  
855 Asylum Avenue
P.O. Box 628
Hartford, CT 06142
Tel (860) 543-8413
Captain Samuel Gonzalez, Divisional Secretary
The Salvation Army website, click here. 
The Salvation Army is a spiritual ministry whose services are designed to offer a holistic approach through which the physical, social, emotional and spiritual needs of individuals can be met.5091

Services for the Elderly of Farmington
321 New Britain Avenue
Unionville, CT 06085-1041
Tel (860) 673-1441
Fax (860) 675-7140
Nancy Walker, Executive Director
A nonprofit organization including 180 volunteers that provides services to aid seniors to remain independent in their homes. Meals on Wheels, congregate meals, transportation, loan closet, friendly visitor and shopper are some of the programs we offer.

Sexual Assault Crisis Center of Eastern CT, Inc.
P.O. Box 24
90 South Park Street
Willimantic, CT 06226
Tel (860) 456-3595
Fax (860) 423-4461
Georgette J. Katin, Executive Director
Free & confidential, 24-hour rape crisis intervention services to victims of sexual assault/abuse, including short term and group counseling, advocacy, medical and legal accompaniment and community education. Bi-lingual, bi-cultural services.

South Park Inn, Inc.
75 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06106
Tel (860) 724-0071
Fax (860) 724-1692
John Ferrucci, Executive Director
South Park Inn shelters, houses, and provides individualized case management to help homeless adults and families with children stay safe and relocate into appropriate affordable housing, serving 1800 people annually in three residential programs.

Summer Enrichment Experience
272 Main Street
New Britain, CT 06052
Tel (860) 827-2200
Kelt Cooper, Superintendent
The Summer Enrichment Experience (S.E.E) is offered in conjunction with the Consolidated School District of New Britain. Local community-based organizations provide fun, educational games and crafts, and hands-on learning experiences for students to engage in during the program. S.E.E. launched five years ago to prevent children, from lower-wage earning families, from losing as much as three months of reading comprehension skills during the summer. The program's unique approach to an extended school day integrates traditional and experiential learning opportunities grounded in Common Core State Standards.


True Colors, Inc. Sexual Minority Youth & Family Services of CT
30 Arbor Street, Suite 201A 
Hartford, CT 06105
Tel (860) 232-0050
Fax (860) 232-0049
Robin P. McHaelen, Executive Director
True Colors, Inc. works to eliminate the stigma associated with sexual and gender minority status and to ensure that the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people are competently met in school, at home and in the community at large.

United Way of Connecticut, Inc./2-1-1
1344 Silas Deane Highway
Rocky Hill, CT 06067-1342
Tel (860) 571-7500
Fax (860) 571-7525
Richard J. Porth, President and CEO
United Way provides 24/7 toll-free call center access to health and human services information through 2-1-1, as well as specialized services in child care, child development and disabilities and HUSKY health insurance. It is also the state association for United Ways in Connecticut.

Urban League of Greater Hartford, Inc.
140 Woodland Street
P. O. Box 320590
Hartford, CT 06105
Tel (860) 527-0147
Fax (860) 244-0794
Adrienne Cochrane, President & CEO
The Urban League of Greater Hartford provides one-stop services directed at assisting families become self-sufficient and preparing youth for the 21st Century economy and society.
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The Village for Families & Children
1680 Albany Avenue
Hartford, CT 06105-1099
Tel (860) 296-5741
Fax (860) 231-8449
Dr. Galo A. Rodriguez, President & CEO
For more than 200 years, The Village for Families & Children has been working to build a community of strong, healthy families who protect and nurture children. We fulfill this mission by providing a full range of children's behavioral health treatment, foster care and adoption, and community support services for children and their families in the Greater Hartford region.  

Visiting Nurse and Health Services of CT, Inc.
8 Keynote Drive
Vernon, CT 06066-5040
Tel (860) 872-9163
Fax (860) 872-3030
Todd Rose, Executive Director
The Agency is a State licensed, Medicare certified, CHAP accredited home health and hospice care provider. The Agency also provides Adult Day Care, Homemaker, Assisted Living and Meals-On-Wheels services.

VNA Healthcare (Hartford Healthcare at Home)
1290 Silas Deane Highway, Suite 4B  
Wethersfield, CT 06109-4337
Tel (860) 249-4862
Fax (860) 246-8734
Michael Soccio, President & CEO or 860-493-7310
Our agency is State licensed and Medicare certified. We provide short-term care for post-hospitalization, long-term care for chronic illness, rehabilitative services to increase strength and mobility, hospice care and services to support independent living, including Meals on Wheels.
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Windham Area Interfaith Ministry (WAIM)
P.O. Box 221
Willimantic, CT 06226
Tel (860) 456-7270
Fax (860) 456-9278
Victoria Nimirowski, Executive Director
WAIM is a non-profit organization founded in 1984 to provide help to people in need in the greater Windham area. WAIM is an association of faith communities that provides for basic human needs and for support to those in the Windham area

Windham Out-of-School Time Initiative
322 Prospect Street 
Willimantic, CT 06226
Tel (860) 465-2310
Dr. Patricia Garcia, Superintendent
The Windham Out of School Time Initiative provides before and after-school programming for students in Windham’s elementary schools.  Students receive extra tutoring, homework assistance, access to books and technology, as well as opportunities to explore extra-curricular activities that expand their interests in the arts, music and physical activity.

Women’s League, Inc. Child Development Center
1695 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06120
Tel (860) 524-5969
Fax (860) 524-5960
Iris Hope Rich, Executive Director
Women’s League’s mission is to foster the cognitive, physical, emotional, and social development of the whole child through a creative, healthy appropriate learning environment that is responsive to the emerging needs of family and community.

Workforce Solutions Collaborative of Metro Hartford
30 Laurel Street
Hartford, CT 06106
Tel (860) 493-6831
William Clark, MLD, Director
Workforce Solutions Collaborative of Metro Hartford is a funders’ collaborative and network of public/private stakeholder organizations that invests in the development of an educated, self-sufficient workforce with skills regional employers need to successfully compete in today’s economy. It brings together employers, educators, government, service providers, and philanthropic organizations to address workforce development needs in Connecticut’s Hartford and Enfield labor markets. Through employer-driven partnerships, high-quality service delivery, and policy change, the Collaborative advances the careers of lower-income workers, increases the number of skilled, qualified job candidates, and improves overall system efficiency and effectiveness. For more information, go to


Y-US, Inc. (Youth United for Survival)
1477 Park St. Corner
P.O. Box 261140
Hartford, CT 06126-1140
Tel (860) 724-9858
Fax (860) 951-7269
TJ Michalski, Executive Director
Y-US, Inc. provides positive youth development programs for children who have experienced abuse, neglect and trauma. Y-US operates four programs serving over 300 youth per year between the ages of 2-22, primarily from the greater Hartford area.

YMCA of Greater Hartford
241 Trumbull Street
Hartford, CT 06103
Tel (860) 522-4183
Fax (860) 522-1314
Harold Sparrow, President & CEO
Ten branches of the YMCA of Greater Hartford provide values-based programs in the Capital Region, including child care, family programs, resident and day camping, fitness, aquatics, arts, sports and urban development.

YWCA Hartford Region
135 Broad Street
Hartford, CT 06105
Tel (860) 525-1163
Fax (860) 543-8919
Deborah G. Ullman, Executive Director
Since its inception in 1867, the YWCA Hartford Region has provided programs and services in response to the changing needs of women and girls. We are a women’s membership association with a mission to empower women and girls and eliminate racism.5117

YWCA New Britain
19 Franklin Square
New Britain, CT 06051
Tel (860) 225-4681
Fax (860) 826-7026
Robin G. Sharp, Executive Director
The YWCA of New Britain was established in 1910 to lead the community by helping women empower themselves through education, job training, health programs, and family centered programs. The agency is an affiliate of the YWCA of the USA.

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