Mariano Rivera Helps Kick Off Annual Kids Cup Golf Outing
Mariano Rivera, Baseball Legend, thanks golfers at FCA's Annual Kids Cup Golf Outing at Richter Park.
FCA Holds First-Ever Fashion Show at the Ridgefield Playhouse
Fashion Show featuring board members, staff and volunteers from Family & Children's Aid.
Jimmy Wayne, Country Music Singer & Bestselling Author Performs at FCA
Jimmy Wayne performs and shares his story at Family & Children's Aid
Presidents Day at FCA!
Monday, February 20, 2017, 10AM - Noon - President's Day
In Playmaker VIllage
at Family & Children's Aid
80 West Street
Danbury, CT 06810
Now Hiring for Child Care Provider for Foster Care Support Group Meetings
Family & Children's Aid is looking to hire 3-4 people age 21 or older to help with child care during once a month, two-hour foster care support groups at our Torrington and Waterbury sites.
Brookfield's Dancing Star Contestant Bob DeFalco Tops $15,000 in Donations for Family & Children's Aid
Bob DeFalco and his partner, Fred Astaire instructor Isabelle Gollwitzer, will be taking to the dance floor in an attempt to win the coveted glitter ball trophy (along with prize money for his charity, Family & Children's Aid) Friday, September 9, 2016 as part of Brookfield’s Dancing Stars Gala.
Family & Children's Aid to Host Free Workshops for Families at the Danbury Library
This series of free workshops in English and Spanish will be held at the Danbury Library. There are sessions for parents, adolescents and families. It is provided through a collaboration between Wells Fargo, Friends of the Danbury Library and Family & Children's Aid.
Can Bob DeFalco Dance?
Brookfield's Dancing Stars Charity Gala contestant and Former CEO of Ampacet Corporation Robert DeFalco has been practicing rigorously to have a chance at winning the coveted Mirror Ball Trophy! Check out his Progress! He has already raised $15,183 for his charity Family & Children's Aid !
Newest PeaceLove Expressive Art Studio Opens at Family & Children's Aid
On June 15, 2016, over 170 staff and volunteers from PeaceLove, Family & Children's Aid, and Boehringer Ingelheim came together to make final preparations on the new PeaceLove Expressive Art Studio at Family & Children's Aid.
Brookfield's Dancing Stars Gala to Benefit Family & Children's Aid
This special fundraising event, Brookfield's Dancing Stars will be full of all the fun, glitz and glamour of the hit TV Show, but will be showcasing local Brookfield Celebrities, including retired President and CEO of Ampacet and member of Family & Children's Aid's Foundation Board of Directors, Robert DeFalco.
MLB to Host FREE Youth Clinic in Danbury
The MLB Players Alumni Association will hold this special baseball event from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, July 30 at Rogers Park, the home of the Danbury Westerners.
Darryl Strawberry: More Than Just A Baseball Player
Family & Children's Aid Board President and Redding Resident Sam Crocker on Kids Cup Special Guest Darryl Strawberry
He's Just One of Our Kids
My thoughts on Darryl Strawberry and children's mental health
How Do You Measure the Success of a Season of Giving?
If we measure success in moments, then we have certainly triumphed beyond belief!
We've Reached The $10,000 Mark...Five More Days to Get To The Next Level!
With YOUR help...WE CAN DO THIS!
The Magic of Mentoring
January 21, 2016 is Thank Your Mentor Day. Here, a mentor turns the tables and thanks her mentee for the magic she creates in her life.
3 Easy Steps to Do Something Nice for Your Feet and Our Kids at the Same Time
Make a shoe purchase Ridgefield Running Company off their $49.99 shoe rack and Ridgefield Running Company will donate the ENTIRE $49.99 to Family & Children’s Aid! This offer is good through January 31, 2016 or until the shoes are gone.
Sen. Murphy Makes The Case For Mental Health Reform In Danbury Visit
When U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy wanted to push legislation he is sponsoring to overhaul the nation's mental health care system, he took his message to the people who work in the trenches.
Caravan of Volunteer Firefighters Brave Cold to Spread Warmth
Santa will lead a caravan of ten Danbury fire trucks loaded with toys to be delivered to Family & Children’s Aid this Saturday, December 19th at 10:00 a.m. The toys will be passed into Family & Children’s Aid’s Life is Good Playmaker Village by a chain of staff, children and community members, including a troop of Girl Scouts from Ridgefield.
Foster Parenting: What Are You Waiting For?
John and Linda share what it's like being foster parents: As for the differences between parenting a biological child and a foster child, John believes that there are some common underlying threads. “They want a mommy and daddy. They want a family. They want to be safe. They want to be loved.”
Ampacet Gives Winter Warmth And So Much More To Our Children
In the Ski Chalet is winter wear. Brand NEW coats, hats, gloves, scarves, socks and boots which the children select for themselves. That is where the coats the employees of Ampacet donated are hung, waiting for a child to choose them.
Respite Foster Caregivers Needed
Respite foster parents give caregivers a break by providing short-term care for foster children during an emergency or crisis. Respite care can also offer caregivers planned breaks. “There is a huge need for respite caregivers,” explains Mindy Solomon, Program Supervisor of Family & Children’s Aid Foster Care Services.
600+ Ridgefield Girl Scouts Provide Thanksgiving Dinner for FCA Families
Most of the 670 girl scouts in Rdigefield participate
2nd ANNUAL BIRTHDAY BASH EVENT BENEFITTING FAMILY & CHILDREN’S AID
November 7, 2015 from 12PM-4PM at the Danbury Sports Dome