Brookfield Girls and Boys Lacrosse Team Day of Caring
60+ boys and girls from the Brookfield Lacrosse Teams volunteered at FCA and donated $6,100 from their Annual Shamrock Run.
Ampacet Staff Collects New Lego Kids for Leo's Lego Room in Playmaker Village
Bob Fielding, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Ampacet Corporation dropped off two, huge boxes chock full of new Lego kits of all sizes and for all developmental levels.
Savings Bank of Danbury Helps Fund Bathroom Renovation at FCA Shelter
Savings Bank of Danbury awarded Family & Children's Aid $2,500 towards the renovation of three bathrooms and a laundry room in Harmony House, our shelter for homeless mothers and children.
When Grandparents Become Parents: Supporting the Caregivers
Caregiver Support Team (CST) is a service provided by Family & Children’s Aid through the Connecticut Department of Children and Families to support caregivers who are caring for related foster children. Kin caregivers face more challenges as foster parents than non-kin caregivers.
112 Kids Will Shop for Free New Shoes at the Danbury Mall Payless Store This Tuesday!
The Payless GivesTM Shoes 4 Kids program is providing shoes and a shoe shopping experience for clients of Family & Children's Aid.
Danbury’s Bravest Collect Toys for Agency’s Neediest
Members of the Danbury Volunteer Fire Council and its 12 volunteer fire companies emptied truck after truck Saturday filled with toys for kids served by Family & Children’s Aid. The firefighters, many of them wearing Santa hats, unloaded the toys bucket-brigade style. There were basketballs and dolls, building blocks and stuffed animals, every toy imaginable for kids on Santa’s list.
Santa And The Danbury Volunteer Fire Companies to Deliver Presents To FCA
On Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 10am The Danbury Volunteer Fire Companies will arrive in a caravan of fire trucks led by Santa loaded with gifts for the children of Family & Children’s Aid. This amazing group of fire fighters have been braving the cold every Friday night since Thanksgiving collecting toy donations outside of Toys R Us.
Game On: Justin and Gemma's Summer of Service
Over 70 board games were collected over the summer by Justin Tebbutts. His sister Gemma collected clothing for teens over the same period.
What is a Home?
Creating a feeling of home for the teens in our adolescent group homes. "I think when they all first come to the house, their goal is to get out of the house as soon as they can. But over time, this becomes their home and as the discharge date comes closer and it becomes more real to them, a lot of them don’t want to go. They’re in a safe place. They’ve made friends. It’s their home."