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September 8, 2020

Hospitality Center awarded more than $400,000 in COVID-19 relief funding

Awarded by the Waterbury Board of Aldermen, the Hospitality Center will receive a grant of $400,900 to support their services as they continue amid the...
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August 24, 2020

CHD cancels ‘Through Her Eyes’ conference due to COVID-19 concerns

From left to right: CHD President and CEO Jim Goodwin, 2019 keynote speaker and Founder of LIFT Nikki Bell, and CHD VP of Children and...
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August 17, 2020

CHD’s Hartford Crossover Program moves to renewed, historic location

Culminating more than a year-long process of readying and transferring the whole program beginning in April 2019, Crossover’s new space features not only a central...
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July 21, 2020

CHD increases capacity to serve women living with mental illness

Throughout the month of June members of CHD’s Adult Mental Health team, along with the organization’s property management staff, worked amid a tight deadline to...
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July 14, 2020

Hardee joins CHD’s leadership team

CHD recently welcomed Felicity Hardee to its leadership team as general counsel and chief compliance officer (CCO). As CCO, Hardee will provide leadership to help...
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June 5, 2020

Community Foundation of Western Mass. Awards CHD an Additional $75,000 in COVID-19 Support

Recognizing the agency’s role on the front lines of response to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, the Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts (CFWM) has pledged an...
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June 1, 2020

A Message from CHD President and CEO Jim Goodwin and COO Nicole Gagne:

Dear CHD Colleagues and Friends, The Center for Human Development came into existence in 1972, primarily as a reaction—and, we hoped, a remedy—to deep injustices...
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May 29, 2020

Helping Stabilize Children and Families from Afar

Staff of CHD’s Children’s Behavioral Health Initiative (CBHI) services have been keeping in close contact with one another despite physical distancing, and it’s helped them...
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April 27, 2020

BBBS Hosts Livestream of Virtual Daffodil Run

Now in its 10th year, the Daffodil Run was scheduled to take place in Amherst, MA, live on the 26th, but BBBS transitioned to a...
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Limited Services Resume at Waterbury’s Hospitality Center

Due to an overwhelming need to continue services to those experiencing homelessness and housing instability, CHD’s Hospitality Center in Waterbury, CT, has re-opened to provide...
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