Resources & Helpful Links

Domus – helping over 800 families with a variety of programs

Listing of Domus Resources and Services for 2009: English | Spanish | Kreyol

2-1-1 – where you can find any resource in this region

Stamford Public Schools (SPS) – contact directory

FastWEB -  helping students connect with money in the form of scholarships

The Interfaith Council of Southwestern Connecticut
The Place for Interfaith Action...the Space for Interfaith Conversation.
Interfaith Council Directory of Faith Based Organizations

Resources in Greater Stamford Community 2008 List
We greatly acknowledge Child Guidance's Systems of Care

True Colors Resource Guides
Services for Sexual Minority Youth and Families - GBLTIQ

ConneCTion - Vocational Trainings in specified areas

Stamford PT Council's Calendar

Great additional resources:
Resources for Parents of Children with Special Needs

Stamford's Youth Serving Organizations List 2009

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) (Formerly food stamps)

Greenwich Audubon (serving Southwestern Fairfield County residents)

The 2008-2009 Child Care Annual report on the Status of Child Care in CT has just become available on the DSS website. The direct link to the report is:

Some of the report highlights for state fiscal year 2008-2009 are:
  • 69,589 children received subsidized child care services in Connecticut;
  • 20,720 children and their families received monthly financial assistance from the Care 4 Kids program;
  • 10,149 preschool children participated in the School Readiness Program;
  • 4,336 children, ages 1-12, participated in the State-supported Child Care Center Program;
  • Approximately 8,000 early caregivers participated in the statewide training offered through the Training Program
             in Child Development.
  • The Scholarship Assistance Program (SAP) distributed $829,708 in scholarships benefiting 1,642 early caregivers.
    Its $TART[1] Education Bonus awarded $64,000 to 218 individuals who advanced on the Connecticut Charts-
    A-Course (CCAC) career ladder through training and credential acquisition;
  • The Accreditation Facilitation Project (AFP) assisted 127 sites engaged in the new accreditation system from the National Association fro the Education of Young Children-NAEYC.  As of June 2009, 43 sites were accredited or re-accredited.
Check out the 2010-2011 Stamford Public Schools Calendar, CLICK HERE

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2-1-1 where you can find any resource in this region 
Area Cooperative Educational Services Courses for Parents and Educators 
Charity Vault - Stamford (Local places to volunteer)  
Churches in Connecticut  
City Data Stamford  
City of Stamford Website  
ConneCT Fun learning in Connecticut 
CT Department of Labor  
CT Department of Social Services  
Domus helping over 600 families with a variety of programs 
East Side Partnership The East Side Partnership is a Connecticut non-profit 501(c) (3) organization, comprised of residents, merchants, businesses and property owners. This neighborhood group is the driving force in promoting the transformation of Stamford Connecticut’s East Side community into a vibrant, urban village. 
Fair Housing  
FastWeb helping students connect with money in the form of scholarships  
Hispanic Health Council The mission of the Hispanic Health Council is to improve the health and social well-being of Latinos and other diverse communities. 
JWNSF providing scholarships for high school, adult learners, and community non-profit projects 
Lets Get Ready Let's Get Ready programs are free to students and include: 30 hours of intensive instruction on the foundational math and critical reading/writing skills that the SAT covers and that are necessary to succeed in college... and more 
Places to Go, Things to Do - Stamford CT Guide  
Reinventing Stamford In an effort to address the challenges of the current recession and the emerging conditions that Stamford will face over the next several decades, we are reaching out to dynamic and knowledgeable citizens to participate in a a civic conversation that will serve as a strategy-in-action and a means by which Stamford citizens take control of their destiny. 
Sickle Cell Disease Assoc. of Southern CT  
Stamford Adult and Continuing Education Get that GED! 
Stamford Advocate Local Newspaper 
Stamford Center for the Arts  
Stamford Hospital  
Stamford Parent Teacher Council  
Stamford Public Schools information about all of the schools, their contact information, and more  
The Ferguson Library Local Library 
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