Resources

The NECC developed a comprehensive guide (NE CT Regional Resource Guide) to area resources for you and your family. The pamphlet is a complete list of area schools, health centers, early learning centers, community resources and many other valuable services.

 

Do you have concerns about your child’s development?

If your child is 0 to 3 years old: If you live in the towns of Killingly, Plainfield, Putnam or Sterling, contact your local Family Resource Center:

  • Killingly: Goodyear 860-779-6770
  • Putnam: Putnam FRC 860-963-6940
  • Plainfield/Sterling: Plainfield FRC 860-564-6457

For other towns or more information, contact Birth23.org or Early Head Start or you can also call the toll-free Family Support Line at 866-888-4188.

If your child is over 3 years old: Contact your local school district for a screening.

 

Do you have a child with asthma? You can get free educational materials and training. You can also receive free allergy-reducing mattress covers and pillowcases. Contact Northeast District Department of Health (860-774-7350). For more information: Asthma Information.

 

Do you need more help with parenting? If you are overwhelmed with the challenging behaviors of your children, feel stressed and hopeless, or need support and services for your family, Child First is here to help. Child First is a program that helps families build strong, loving relationships with their young children so they are protected from the many stresses and traumas in their lives.

NE CT Communities Served: Ashford, Brooklyn, Canterbury, Chaplin, Columbia, Coventry, Eastford, Hampton, Killingly, Mansfield, Plainfield, Pomfret, Putnam, Scotland, Sterling, Thompston, Union, Windham, Willington, Woodstock.

Contact Sara Deluca (860-822-4780) sdeluca@ucsf.org for more information.

 

Connecticut Advocacy for Resources and Education, Inc. C.A.R.E.  Supporting, educating, and empowering families that have children with disabilities and special healthcare needs.

Contact Jennifer Lussier, Family Advocacy Consultant (860-373-8763) jlussier@ct-care.org for more information

 

Do you have a child who has experienced a recent traumatic event? Day Kimball Healthcare’s Child/Adolescent Behavioral Health program can help. Contact Marjorie Gardner (860-963-6385). For more information: Child & Family Traumatic Stress Intervention.