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Annual Report

West Haven Community House

Meeting Changing N



75 years ago, visionary social worker Pauline Lang and other community volunteers facilitated a series of public meetings to discuss issues facing West Haven community. Soon it became clear that citizens desired a community center that would serve as a hub of positive activities for children. To make this dream a reality, a capital campaign was undertaken, resulting in the purchase of a house and property at 227 Elm Street, which became The West Haven Community House Association. After school clubs, teen dances, Saturday cooking classes, summer camps and nursery school were typical offerings in the 40s, 50s, and 60s.

75 years later, West Haven continues to benefit from the foresight of the civic leaders of yesteryear. Today, the Community House is flourishing and continues to be a beacon of dependability for families, children, teens, and parents alike as well as for people with intellectual disabilities. We are considered to be the cornerstone social service agency of West Haven providing services that promote individual development, self-respect and respect for others, inclusion into the community and positive social change. Today, our programs focus on early learning opportunities, before and after school and summer care, and residential and day programs for adults with intellectual disabilities. What an incredible year 2016 has been beginning with our January kick-off with a gathering of more than 100 friends and supporters. Then in June, we held a free city-wide Community Celebration on the West Haven Green where upwards of 1,000 citizens enjoyed an old-fashioned-style fair that included rides, games, food trucks and live entertainment on the main stage.

West Haven Community House Through The Years




g Needs ... Then & Now Continued

In October, we culminated the year-long celebrations with our ‘Bow Ties & Blue Jeans By The Beach’ gala, which was a party to end all parties.

Saluting Board Presidents

July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2016

Officers Stacie L. Phan President Kenneth S. Prisco First Vice President

As we take stock of the many notable achievements throughout our milestone year, we recognize the need to evaluate where we are, where we are headed, and where the greatest needs are in our community. With your help, we are able to continue to provide services that encourage healthy, productive, independent and meaningful lives for individuals with disabilities, and children, adolescents, and families.

William Heffernan Second Vice President John F. Onofrio Treasurer Jay Brennan Secretary Board Presidents at the 75th Anniversary kick-off. From left to right: Mary Jane Morrissey, Paul J. Dorsi, representing his late parents Eugene & Helen Dorsi, who both served as board presidents; William Lang, representing agency founder Pauline Lang; Patricia Herbert; Stacie Phan; Carole Porto; Sharon Martin; Richard Bruno, and John F. Onofrio, (representing his father and former board president) Dr. John E. Onofrio.

This annual report will focus on some of the ways our work has made a positive difference in West Haven, and individuals whose lives are better for having been involved with the Community House over the years.

Thanks to the support of our sponsors and donors, we are able to continue to: • • • • •

Board of Directors

Provide quality pre-school experiences that prepare children to be successful in school. Ensure that school-aged children have a safe place to be during before and after-school. Deliver individualized and enrichment opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities. Collaborate with city departments, local state agencies, universities and civic organizations to create a sustained vision to achieve positive outcomes in education and family stability. Secure adequate resources to meet the growing needs of the West Haven community and its residents who rely on our vital services.

Gene F. Sullivan Assistant Secretary Richard S. Bruno Immediate Past President

Members Paul Bauer Heatherly Carlson Patrick J. Clifford Barry L. Cohen Katie H. Farrell Edward R. Granfield Nancy S. Guman Mark A. Healey Grace R. Hendricks Patricia Herbert* Audrey L. Jefferson Annette Knobloch Dennis E. Kopec William C. Lang Sharon Martin* Tom J. McCarthy Cheryl C. Milano Tomas Z. Miranda Mary Jane Morrissey* Frank J. Paolino Carole Porto* Ronald M. Quagliani Steven B. Rasile Gayle S. Tagliatela James F. Turcio * Past Presidents

Providing Early Learning O Head Start


1950: A new nursery school program began serving 15 children. 1965: Nursery school is up to 67 children. 1978: Head Start officials choose the Community House to run programs. 1980: Head Start expands to 40 children in two rooms. 1986: 100 pre-school aged children enrolled.

1989: The Community House Head Start program received accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children. 1992: Full-day, full-year services offered. 1999: The program grew to 120 children in six rooms 2004: Increased to 163 children in seven classrooms. Since 1978, more than 4,000 West Haven children have attended our Head Start school readiness program.

Head Start is a school readiness program licensed by the state of Connecticut that provides comprehensive health, nutrition, and education services to preschool children ages 3 to 5 from income eligible families.

Head Start Model

Head Start programs provide a learning environment that supports children’s growth in many areas such as language, literacy, and social and emotional development. Unlike other traditional child care programs, Head Start emphasizes the role of parents as their child’s first and most important teacher. The program helps build relationships with families that support family wellbeing, community engagement and school readiness.

The Head Start program provides support and resources to families who are facing socio-economic challenges achieve their goals for education, employment and housing. This two-generation approach supports stability and long-term success for the families who are most at risk. Depending on each family’s needs, they receive a wide range of individualized services.


It is important for us to recognize our partnerships and supporters throughout our 38 years offering Head Start in West Haven including the City of West Haven, the West Haven Board of Education, the West Haven Public Library, the Family Resource Center, WHEAT, the state Department of Children & Families (DCF), as well as local religious groups, and a host of other supporters.

g Opportunities ... Then & Now


2015-16 school year: After a lengthy review process, The Community House was awarded a new, five year federal grant to continue as West Haven’s primary Head Start provider.

Family Engagement is the hallmark of Head Start

Strong partnerships with families are key to children’s school readiness and healthy development. We host monthly workshops and family engagement activities.

2015 - 2016 Head Start Report Statistics

The West Haven Community House Head Start program did not undergo federal monitoring during fiscal year 2015-16 Total Number of Children Served: 156 children (35% aged 3; 65% aged 4) Total Number of Families served: 149 families Percentage of Ethnicity and Race: 50% Hispanic; 50% Non-Hispanic; 57% white; 28% Black-African; 13% bi-racial; 2% other Percentage of Primary Home Language: 54% English; 28% Spanish; 14% other Percentage of Children Diagnosed Disabilities Received Services from Local Education Administration: 9.7% (14) children Due to unforeseen difficulties in enrolling this population, a one-time Mandated 10% Disabilities Waiver was granted

Percentage of Eligible Children Served: 93% within income guidelines; 7% over income Percentage of Children That Received Medical Exams: 100%; 100% had medical homes; 99% had medical insurance Percentage of Children That Received Dental Exams: 97% Average Monthly Enrollment as % of Funded Enrollment: 99% Total Number of Children Prepared for Kindergarten: 93 children transitioned to Kindergarten

Transition activities for parents included: workshops on preparing children and parents for the transition; individual parent assistance in applying online and making registration appointments; distribution of books, “Off to a Good Start” and “The Night before Kindergarten”

Total Number Parent/Family Involvement Activities: 17 evening activities focused on education, health and/or asset building 10 “in class” family activities for each classroom (8); 124 parents participated in one or more of these activities 1 four session parenting class and 1 “Dr. Dad” workshop Head Start participates in CT Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) and in accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Enhancing Opportunities for Studen Children and Youth Services


In the summer of 1943, the Community House held its first Summer Camp on the property at 227 Elm Street. Cost per week was 75 cents for members; $1 for nonmembers. The camp opened with 45 children between the ages of 5 and 11.

Camp operated for eight weeks, divided into four two week sessions. The older division had an over-night camping experience once every session. This was truly the highlight of each two week session for the older campers.

By the summer of 1949, the summer day camp was held at Painter’s Park with 125 children participating, while 154 additional children took part in a summer camp program at Cedarcrest.

A “Teen Community Program” began at the Community House funded by a federal grant. Teens were allowed to decide the program expenditures and by the Spring of 1972 there were six Teen groups meeting.

The Community House was host to many clubs and organizations. Musical opportunities and dances were regular offerings through the 50’s and 60’s. In 1965 there was a grand total of 1,021 club and program members that included friendship clubs, arts and crafts, nature and hiking, sewing, etc., plus a teen lounge, game room, gym and monthly dances. By the late 1960’s, the camp was called “Camp To Come To” and was divided into two divisions according to age. Each division began their day with a council ring, where campers found out about special events for the day or the week, had a chance to raise any issues they might have, and also played games. Part of the function of council ring was to help the campers build camp identity, as well as to identify with their specific division.

Children & Youth Services Client Census 2015-2016 Before School Care - 120 children After School Care - 137 children KIN After School - 90 children (½year) Summer program - 53 children

ent Achievement ... Then & Now


Children and Youth Services (CYS) is a high quality program providing before, after school and summer programs for elementary and intermediate students attending West Haven Schools. The program recognizes the need to avail services to the children of working families in a safe and supportive environment. At the request of the Board of Ed, the Community House developed the CYS Program 30+ years ago. We continue to work cooperatively with the Board of Ed and provide services for 300 children and their families at seven neighborhood schools. This year our staff spent 4 days training and preparing to infuse Literacy and STEM into program activities. Providing students with hands on experiences that allow them to have fun and discover the excitement of science, technology engineering and math. The goal is to overcome barriers to STEM and help children build a more inquisitive and engaged way of thinking and to identify areas where students need extra support and make skill building fun and empowering for students. We believe in the uniqueness of each student and design

our program to meet the needs of the whole child to facilitate the social, emotional, intellectual and physical growth, stressing the importance of individuality, diversity, unity, choice, leadership and autonomy. Keeping our students active and healthy was supplemented this year with Zumba classes provided by Beyond FITness. The afterschool schedule affords students the opportunity to choose most of their own activities and experiences and the ability to participate in in individual and group activities.

Summer Program

The 8 week summer program offers a broad range of fun, recreational and educational experiences. Four days of the week students enjoy visits to Museums, Aquariums, Zoos, Seaports, Nature Centers, Cultural Venues, Pow Wows, State Parks, Waterparks, Trolley Rides, Beaches and more. One day a week, the students are home based and engage in variety arts, science, sports and team building activities. Every week offers a new and exciting experience.

Creating Independence and C Community Connections


In the summer 1954, the Community House launched its first week-long summer camp for intellectually disabled children. In fact, in the 1950s and 1960s, the Community House was the leading organization providing services for disabled children, beginning with a summer camp providing an important and meaningful outdoor summer experience for many, many years. Soon after that, the Community House began its “Friendship Club,” restricted for members age 60 and over who had intellectual disabilities. The club was formed to address the need for an organization that would provide sociability for the more venerable residents of West Haven. Early club projects included making planters, musical programs, quilting, group singing, arts and crafts, picnic outings and playing cards. In the 70’s the T.E.A.M. program, consisting of 50 or so disabled adults ages 18 to 73, met on Tuesday nights. The program, which stood for The Exceptional Adult Mini-community, focused on independent living skills and included day trips to various destinations. In the 80’s, T.E.A.M. clients began working at Branford Trolley Museum’s gift shop and food concession, and discussions about a ‘group home’ concept began.

In January 1984, after much debate and planning, the Community House Board voted to proceed with plans to operate a group home. By the end of that year, the first group home at 228 Elm opened with five clients, including two from Southbury Training School. Two years later with increasing state money available for group homes and supported employment opportunities, the Community House considered program expansion adding a paid work component to the prevocational and vocational training program. In the 90’s the T.E.A.M. vocational program accreditation was extended through September 1994 with the notification letter stating, “Everyone involved in your organization can rightfully be proud of the unique distinction of being accredited. This important achievement is an indication of your dedication and commitment to improve the quality of lives of people with disabilities.”

Community Connections Client Census 2015-2016 Residential Program Clients in the Residential Program - 18 Clients in the Personal Support Program - 1 Day Services Program Clients in the Day Services Option Program (DSO) - 56 Clients in the Individualized Day Program (ID) - 32

d Community Integration ... Then & Now


The T.E.A.M. program expanded over 25 years to become what is now merged into Community Connections providing day and residential services. Community Connections, headquartered at 622 Campbell Avenue in West Haven, provides individualized and meaningful enrichment opportunities for adults, 18 years and older, with intellectual disabilities. Most clients are referred by and funded by the CT Department of Developmental Services (DDS). We also offer options for individals to privately pay for services. Our program is designed to increase independence, enhance daily living skills, community experiences, and social skills development among our clients. Individuals are encouraged to become active members of their community through individual choice, activities, recreation and personal growth.

Day Service Option (DSO)

Participants enjoy a variety of individual and group activities that focus on increasing skills to learn how to be as independent as possible in their home and community environment. Typical activities include: bowling, arts & crafts, baking, yoga, movement & exercise, gardening, picnics at the beach, field trips and more.

Individualized Day (ID)

The ID program provides services that are tailored for adults who cannot attend a 30-hour-per-week program, but would like a program built to their personal needs. Clients enjoy a variety of activities that achieve community inclusion, recreational enjoyment and skill building. Services can be provided in their home, nursing facility or out in the community.

SMILE (Seniors Maintaining an Independent Lifestyle Everyday)

As people with intellectual disabilities are aging at unprecedented rates, the focus and scope of our services has evolved to meet the various needs of our retired or slower-paced clients who are age 50 years and older. Typical activities include exercising, pet therapy, coffee hour, interactive video games, mental acuity games, art therapy, recreational activities in the community and more.

Residential Services

We provide supportive housing, community integration and personal support services for adults with intellectual disabilities. We have 4 residential homes (1 6-person home, 1 2-family home, 1 3-family home and 1 apartment). Our residential clients are encouraged to set individual goals and engage in recreational and social activities including trips and vacations. All of our 20 residents attend a day service program that provides community activities or are employed in the community.

Many Thanks To Our Generous Donors

Donors & Event Supporters Shaquana Adams Colin & Angela Aiken Russell Aldrich Allingtown Fire Dept John & Patricia Ambrose Kathleen Ambrosi Davaul & Latonya Amin Edward V. Andruskiwec, Jr. Matthew Armstrong Charles & Marisa Asarisi Oumayma Azabi Joseph L. & Elaine Bacchiocchi Micki & Leonard Balaban Robert & Penny Bartha Paul W. Bauer Baybrook Remodelers Francine Bergami Debra Black Katherine J. Blakeslee Joseph P. & Diedre Bolduc Deborah Bongiorno Walter Boresen Violet Bornemann Richard J. Boucher Sharon Boyer Celeste Bradley Jay M. Brennan Barbara Bridge Barbara & Eddie Brown Randall & Amanda Brown Sophia Brown Robert & Maureen Bruneau Richard S. Bruno Jean & Dean Brunt, Jr. Burton Brothers LLC Joe Canelli Heatherly Carlson Chris & Deborah Carroll Peter J. & Florence Carroll Shawn Carroll Paul V. & Kimberly Carty Center for Disability Rights Jane W. Chamberlin Karen Chamberlin Tanya Charles Aaron & Stephanie Charney Ernest R. & Susan Chiarelli Nancy Chirgwin Ahoua Cisse City TV & Appliance Laura Clark Client Server Technology John Clifford, Sr. Patrick J. Clifford Michelle D. Cofield Barry Lee Cohen CohnReznik Joyce & Anthony Collucci Enaida Colon ConnectiCare Inc John & Cindy Coppola Cordone & Tonucci Maureen Coughlin Cathy Crawford Joseph R. Cronin CT Elks Association CT Pest Elimination Inc. Nancy H. & Richard P. Dargan Paul & Deborah Davis DeGennaro Auto & Truck Repair Christine Dela Cueva Jessie Delahanty Grace Delstritto

Katherine P. DeSanti Jane S & Merritt N. Dexter Anthony Dilieto Richard R. & Mary Lou Dini Wayne Dobbs Lois M. Doerr Martin & Dorine Donovan John J. & Mildred Doody Ralph & Lisa Eberle Eder Bros, Inc Elm Diner Emery & Webb, Inc. Stacey Empric Andrew Falanga Katie Farrell Richard Fillion First Congregational Church First Niagara Foundation Elena & David Forsyth Kevin & Yasman Fowlkes Janice R. Frank Frederick A. DeLuca Foundation Tim Fredericks Janice Fuentes Katie Garbati Pauline Gary Wayne & Elizabeth Gentile Gerry Gervasio Liz & Andrew J. Giaquinto, Jr. Paul & Dawn Gilbert Kelly & Amy Gilchrist Steven Gladney Arlene Gore Lucille Grosso Nancy S. Guman Hallock's Randy & Dawn Hartshorn Mark A. Healey Kathleen Hebert William Heffernan, III Evelyn D. & William Heffernan Jr. Helping Hands Comm. Thrift Store Karen E Henderson Grace R. Hendricks Kathleen H. Hendricks David & Paula Hennes Ned Herzog Alice L. Holford Connie Horton Richard & Dianna Hoyt Wayne & Bette Hugendubel William Hunt Cheryl Hyslop-Antunes International Tire Mgmt, LLC J & A Foods, LLC. Ken & Evelyn Jacovino Audrey L. Jefferson Johnny's Grille David & Jennifer Johnson Kenney Johnson Robert Jones Mildred K. Kalison Susan J. Keefe Annmarie & Arthur Kelly, Jr. James Kelly Maureen Kelly Roseanne R. Kelly Scott & Helen Kelly Howard Kendall Maureen F. Klein Knights of Columbus Annette L. Knobloch Dennis E. Kopec

KSM Enterprises LLC. William C. Lang Mark Laoue Michael P. & Kathe Last Ralph P. Lawson, III Joel Lerner John W. & Janel Lewis Paul Lewis Mickey & Antoinette Livi Mark Lofthouse Roseann Perno Logiodice Janet T. Lucente Michele Luysterborghs MacDermid Enthone Dennis Macker, Jr. Maintenance One Angela C. Martello Sharon A. Martin Kenneth M. & Kathleen Mass Karen and Peter Massaro, Sr. Tom & Susan McCarthy Sean & Kim McCreven McDermott Auto Group Kathleen McGlinchey Joseph & Jacqueline McKim Keri R. McLaughlin George & Roberta D. Melillo Ruby H. Melton & Gail McAvay The Men’s Group William F. & Marialys Meskill Mark & Cheryl C. Milano Mark A. Milano Milford Hall of Fame Committe Tomas A. Miranda Karen Moretti Arnold & Janet J. Moricoli James W. & Tracy Morrissey Mary Jane Morrissey Sean Morrissey David W. Moulton Tammy Mursko Nan E. Norene Arthur J. & Claire B.Nugent John R. & Barbara O'Connor Pamela O'Neill John F. Onofrio Audrey Ortega Oyster River Energy Douglas & Lenore Padden Abel Padro Kathy Paige Frank Paolino Michelle Parker Pamela L. Parker Dorothy Helaine Patterson Kerrie Payne James M. & Sandra Peccerillo Ann Pellegrini Karl Pepin Laurie Perno Elizabeth Petrakis Stacie L. Phan Breanne Piazik Beth Pinkussohn Carole Porto Ann Marie Pratson Kenneth S. Prisco Prospect Beach Fish & Game Robert L. & Elizabeth A. Prussin Ronald M. & Tracey Quagliani Steven B. Rasile Michael Roche Shirley A. Roche

Rotary Club of West Haven Kelly Ruickoldt Connie Sacco Saint John Paul II Council Frank Samuelson Kim Sanolers-Croom Betty Lou & Frank L. Santino, Sr. Marie & Lawrence Sasso, Jr. David & Melinda Schoen Ronald & Mary Schumitz Peter D. & Sophie Schwartz David P. & Cheryl G. Serfilippi Lee & Stefanie Seslar James & Carol Shanbrom Erin Elizabeth Sherman, RN ShopRite Shoreline Dental Care Edward N. Silver Wanda Simmons Mike & Nancy Skerritt Brian F. Smith & Natalie Paganini Bob Stevens Maria Stevens Robert & Patty Stevens Diane M. Stewart Stone Academy Stop & Shop Dolores Stroili Suburban Inc. Subway World Headquarters Eugene F. Sullivan Kim Swanson Gayle S. Tagliatela Ginny Tagliatela TBNG Consulting Anne & William Thompson, Jr. Edward Tiernan Lisa Tisdale Tom & Elinor Torello Stewart & Whitney Tosh Phyllis A. Trager James F. & Terry Turcio UW of Greater New Haven John A. Vinci Deborah Voets Viola Waldo Terri Walker Ewan & Vanessa Watkins Lavone Watson Marie E. Watson Watson Inc. Edward G. Weller Werth Family Foundation WH Administrators Assoc Kanita Williams Winkle Bus Co, Inc Workers' Compensation Trust David M. & Enrica Yaffe Yale University Yale University West Campus Z's Corner CafĂŠ Louise A. Zwack Christina Zynkaski

UW Designated Verisa Allen Davaul Amin Charles Asarisi Deborah Bell Barbara Bernardo Deidra Boynton-Carmon Celestine Bradley BillieJo Brown

Sophia Brown Shaunett Byfield Joseph Canelli Elsa Carrasco Christopher Carroll Tanya Charles Ahoua Cisse Magnanie Cisse Anitra Clark LaRhonda Claxton Michelle Cofield Catherine Crawford Joan D. Paglinco Louis DaRienzo Diane DeFrancesco Christine DelaCueva Patricia DeMatteo Dylan Dolan Tiffany Edwards Gerald F. Bonini Pauline Gary-Riles Steven Gladney Mary Gomez Jalisa Grant Barbara Green Kathleen H. Hendricks Debra Heslop David Hotchkiss Carol James Kiona Jarman Sebrena John Nancy Lamour Colette Lattanzi Frank Lecardo Deborah Lelievre Joel Lerner Megan Lostracco Taneeka Lyles-Smith Jennafer M.Tamburri Ashley Malstrom James Marshall Michael Mattiello Keri McLaughlin Carol Mendoza Jason Milici Evonne Minnix Michaele Morales Karen Moretti Destiny Murphy Ismaila Musah Felix Nieves Audrey Ortega Abel Padro Pamela Parker Nicholas Pascale Karl Pepin Donald Richardson Seyue Roesler Kelly Ruickoldt Cynthia Scully Carmel Sherwood Patricia Stevens Joseph Suraci Damarius Tirado LisaTisdale Terriann Walker Marie Watson Kendra Wearing Edward Weller Erik Williams Vincent Wilson Deborah Wright Wesley Yarbor

Endowment Donors Mary Jane Kelly Fund In Memory of Mary Jane Kelly Arthur J. and Annmarie Kelly, Jr. Helen Pinzi Fund In Memory of Nello & Helen Pinzi Frank & Gail DiReinzo Fischer & Fischer, LLC Mark A Healey, Attorney at Law N. Thomas & Ann M. Williams In Memory of William Angelozzi, Sr Richard S. Bruno In Memory of Bernice Kaercher Ersilia Post In Memory of Violet Bornemann Janet J. & Arnold Moricoli In Memory of Ken Doolittle Jessie Delahanty In Memory of Marlene Lawson Luke & Carol Anderson Gertrude D. & Donald Beckwith Eugene Blue Richard Brewster Mary Louise Cariglio Rosemary Cariglio Joyce & Anthony Collucci Rita M. Crofut Ronald & Judy Dahlborg Annabelle I. D’Amicis David and Collette Delise Henry Forence John & Diane Ferretti Ardis L. Goldbaum Evelyn D. & William Heffernan Jr. E. Michael & Jane Heffernan Joyce Hofschild Francis Hutchinson Julie Ann Hutchinson Marie Hutchinson Hayward & Pamela Ignatovich Joseph & Anna Iuteri Mary Jodon Dennis E. Kopec William C. Lang & Christine Diehl Ralph P. Lawson, III Patricia Lowe John J Maene Linda & William Mathews Timothy & Candace McGovern Edward & Helen McKeon Susan B. McMillian Phyllis & Ronald Monks Alice Montz Thomas & Robin Moore Robert and Marilyn Morico Janet J. & Arnold Moricoli Lauren M Murphy Michael & Suzanne Nero Elizabeth Walsh David Werkhoven Arthur & Ann Yost


Audited for Fiscal Year July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2016

Revenue Government Grants and Contracts CT Dept of Children and Families (DCF) CT Dept of Developmental Services (DDS) CT Dept of Education (SDE) - Bond Funds CT Office of Early Childhood (OEC) US Dept of Agriculture (USDA) US Dept of Health & Human Services (HHS) US Dept of Housing & Urban Development (HUD)

$5,367,766 $39,658 $3,440,443 $105,545 $333,464 $127,383 $1,301,273 $20,000

Major Grants Archdiocese of Hartford The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven Fees for Service Room & Board / Rent Fundraising & Contributions Miscellaneous Income

$1,328,836 $2,000 $30,000 $922,743 $119,252 $130,953 $123,888

Total Revenue



Head Start and Children & Youth Services Adults with Intellectual Disabilities General & Administrative Fundraising & Other

$2,665,681 $3,248,841 $656,468 $90,053

Total Expenses Increase in Net Assets

$6,661.043 $35,559

Head Start Budget Details Revenue

US Office of Health & Human Services (HHS) CT Office of Early Childhood (OEC) Includes Readiness Care4Kids & Fees US Dept of Agriculture (USDA) US Dept of Housing & Urban Development (HUD)

Total Revenue

$1,301,273 $333,464 $252,811 $127,383 $15,000



Salary/Benefits Program/Office Food Maintenance/Services Administration/Facility

Total Expenses

$1,548,444 $124,503 $114,089 $56,726 $163,892


Very Special Thanks To Our 75th Anniversary Major Sponsors Presenting Sponsors

Community Partner

Haven Group LLC The Werth Family Foundation

J & A Foods (McDonalds) Johnny’s Grill Kaplan Early Learning Company Knights of Columbus Rotary Club of West Haven Yale University

Platinum Sponsor

NewAlliance Foundation

Bronze Sponsors

Community Foundation for Greater New Haven ConnectiCare Eder Bros First Niagara Foundation MacDermid Enthone Matthew Armstrong McDermott Auto Group Subway United Way of Greater New Haven Watson Inc. Workers’ Comp Trust

Event Partner

Arthur Kelly Baybrook Remodelers Emery & Webb Sodexo University of New Haven Yale – West

Our Mission

The West Haven Community House exists to facilitate healthy, productive, independent and meaningful lives for individuals with disabilities, and children, adolescents, and families.

The West Haven Community House Association Inc. 227 Elm Street West Haven, CT 06516 203-934-5221


West Haven Community House's 2015-16 Annual Report

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