Directory of Services

 

For
a Summary of Information,
click name
Website
The Bridge Family Center www.bridgefamilycenter.org
Church of the Risen Savior www.churchrisensavior.org
Community Child Guidance Clinic Inc. www.ccgcinc.org
The Cornerstone Foundation, Inc. www.cornerstone-rockville.org
ECHN’S Family Resource Center
at Maple Street School
www.echn.org
Foodshare, Inc. www.foodshare.org
Rockville Church of the Nazarene  www.RockvilleNazarene.com 
Tri-Town Shelter Services, Inc. www.tri-townshelterservices.org
Union Church www.unionchurch.us

Vernon Preschool Collaborative

www.vernonpublicschools.org
Vernon Regional Adult Based Education www.vrabe.org
Vernon School Readiness Council www.vernonschoolreadiness.org
Vernon Youth Services Bureau www.vernon-ct.gov/youth-services
WIC Program  http://www.ct.gov/dph/wic 
US Federal links www.usa.gov 
State of CT links www.ct.gov 

 


Agency Contact Information

Programs

 The Bridge Family Center

www.bridgefamilycenter.org

Ms. Pat Tyler

pat@bridgefamilycenter.org

8603131119 x101 (Main West Hartford Clinic)

8608702543 (Bridge East)

April Zadrozny, Bridge East Therapist, azadrozny@bridgefamilycenter.org

Margaret Hann, Executive Director, margaret@bridgefamilycenter.org

The Mission of the Bridge Family Center is to foster the courage and
strength in children and families to meet life’s challenges and
build fulfilling lives.

 

Bridge East – Outpatient Psychiatric Clinic for Children

West Hartford Youth and Family Services

Transitional Living Program

Therapeutic Group Home

West Hartford Family Resource Center

Community Housing Assistance Program

Community Life Skills Program

Short-term Assessment and Respite (STAR) Programs

Church of the Risen Savior

www.churchrisensavior.org

https://www.facebook.com/church.savior

Rev. Edward D. Campolongo

churchoftheRisenSavior@gmail.com

860-872-4300

Ray Powers – Usher, member 
thehermitageofprayer@yahoo.com

Leslie Campolongo – member – lscampolongo@yahoo.com

A desire to live out our individual & collective faith in God
among our community. We seek to demonstrate God’s care for every
person in real and practical ways, inviting those we meet to
discover a personal relationship with Christ, grow as His
disciple, and join us in impacting our community with the
knowledge and love of God found only in Christ Jesus.

Missional Community Meetings & Huddles every other Friday

Teen Group – 2 & 4th Sundays

Sunday School for all ages

Biblical Counseling

 

Community Child Guidance Clinic Inc.

www.ccgcinc.org

Mrs. Tina Ayoub

tla@ccgcinc.org

860-643-2101

Tanja Larsen

Director of Outpatient Services

tle@ccgcinc.org


Clifford Johnson, Executive Director, cj@ccgcinc.org

“Our mission is to improve our community by providing a system of child
centered and family focused mental health services designed to
maintain children and adolescents in their home and
community.”

 

Sexual Abuse Treatment Team (SATT)
Birth to Five (BTF)
Firehawk Children’s Program-Firesetting
Autism Assessments
Victims of Crime Assistance Program (VOCA)
Home-Based Services: IICAPS-Intensive In-Home Psychiatric Services
IFP-Intensive Family Preservation
NorthStar-PHP and IOP: Partial Hospitalization and Intensive
Outpatient Programs
Clinic Day School
Outpatient Therapy

Autism
Assessments
Victims of Crime
Firehawks: Firesetting Behavior Program
Trauma Based Services -CBT Model

 

Cornerstone Foundation, Inc. (The)

http://cornerstone-rockville.org

Ms. Helen Syriac

Executive Director

hdsyriac@sbcglobal.net

860/871-1823

Feeding the Hungry, Clothing the Naked, Sheltering the Homeless
(Isaiah 58:6-7)

 

Soup Kitchen -15 Prospect Street – 860/871-1823
– Mon-Fri  Lunch  @ 11:30 am
– Mon-Fri  Dinner  @ 5:00 pm
– Sat        Lunch   @ 11:30 am
– Sun        Brunch @ 11:30 am

Community Center – 3 Prospect Street

(street level)

Clothing Bank – 3 Prospect Street

(rear, basement level)

Overnight Homeless Shelter – 1-A Prospect Street –
860/875-6343
6 pm – 8 am

Mobile Foodshare – every other Thursday

St. Bernard Parking lot

ECHN’S
Family Resource Center at Maple Street School

www.echn.org

Mrs. Tess MacKenzie

tessmackenzie@hotmail.com

(860)
875-5771

Jill Morey

Jmorey@echn.org

ECHN’S Family Resource Center’s Has a single mission:
To help families grow.

Parents
As Teachers — Parent Education Program

Parents as Teachers (PAT) is a nationally recognized parent
education and family support program -serving families throughout
pregnancy until their child enters kindergarten. The PAT program
includes monthly one-on-one personal visits with a certified PAT
Parent Educator, either in your home or at a location of your
choosing. Also included are regular screenings for your child to
assess their overall development.
Date:  By Appointment
Fee:    Free/Call
860-875-5771
 
 Playgroups
Playing With Grandma and Grandpa
Come join the fun. We will exercise, blow bubbles, sing, make
music with rhythm instruments, and play with a parachute. Children
will also have the opportunity to practice playing guitar. This
unique playgroup gives families the chance to have fun and get to
know the residents at Fox Hill Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Included in your registration for this program is a personal visit
with a certified Parent Educator, either in your home or at our
center, and a free developmental screening for your child.
Date: Every Monday
Time: 10-11 a.m.
Site: Fox Hill Center, Vernon

1245 Hartford. Turnpike
Fee: Free/Call 860-875-5771

Storybooks and Creations
Join us for a special story hour with your 2- to 4-year-old,
presented by ECHN’S Family Resource Center and the Rockville
Public Library. “Mrs. Z,” the children’s librarian, will
read stories that both children and adults love, followed by
activities that make the stories come alive! Included in your
registration for this program is a personal visit with a certified
Parent Educator, either in your home or at a location of your
choosing and a free developmental screening for your child.
  Date:
Wednesdays
  Time:
10:30-11:30 a.m.
  Site:
Rockville Public Library

52 Union St.
  Fee: Free/Call 860-875-5771

Drop-In Playgroup
A playgroup for parents and their children (newborn to 5 years
old) that includes two simple arts and crafts activities, snack,
and songs. Once a month we have a parenting workshop as part of
our playgroup.
Date: Every Friday
Starting Sept. 9th
Time: 10-11:30a.m.
  Site: Maple Street School 

20 Maple Street
  Fee: Free/Call 860-875-5771

Warm Line
Parenting is one of the hardest jobs
there is. At ECHN’S Vernon Family Resource Center, we are
here to help. Please call us for information and referrals. (860)
875-5771

Other Programs
Support and Training for Family Child Care Providers.

We
provide links to;
Child Care and School Readiness Programs.
School -Age Childcare
Adult Education

 

 

Foodshare,
Inc

www.foodshare.org

https://www.facebook.com/Foodshare

Ms. Sarah M Santora

ssantora@foodshare.org

860 286 9999

When Hunger Stops…so will we!

 

Mobile Foodshare

SNAP outreach

Source of food for pantries, shelters and other programs that help low
income people.

 Rockville
Church of the Nazarene
www.rockvillenazarene.comwww.facebook.com/rockvillenazarene

Rev. Flick Grezel – Pastor
47 East Street  Rockville,
CT  06066
860-875-4137

rcnstaff@rockvillenazarene.com

Kim Flint   KimFlint@aol.com

Jesus said to go into all the
world and make disciples everywhere. That is our mission in
Rockville, Connecticut and surrounding towns.

 Sunday School
for adults and children
Sundays at 9:30 am
Church Service
Sundays at 10:45 am

Weekly Corporate Prayer – Tuesdays at 7 pm

Various Small groups and support groups throughout the week

“The Rock”
Fridays from 6:30 – 8:00 pm

Pastoral Counseling

 

Tri-Town
Shelter Services, Inc.

www.tri-townshelterservices.org

Mr.
Pieter Nijssen

pnijssen@sbcglobal.net

860-875-9702

860-870-0294

To
provide emergency shelter to homeless families and adults, along
with case management services that address the contributing
factors resulting in one’s homelessness, and to encourage and
equip our residents towards self-sufficiency and decreased
dependency on delivery systems of care.

 

We
have numerous external community-based agencies that provide
pertinent support services to the population we serve.
Internally, we have a multifunctional room that houses
learning materials, a computer lab that is internet capable for
job searching purposes and computer application learning and which
also provides a place for one-on-one sessions and case management
meetings.  

We
have a weekly, closed, in-house 12-step meeting and work-groups on
a variety of topics pertinent to those we serve in which we
utilize internal and external facilitators.  

One
of our community-based agencies provides bi-weekly work-groups on
HIV/STD’s and free confidential AIDS testing and referral
services.

 

Union
Church

www.unionchurch.us

Mr.
Larry Meehan

info@unionchurch.us

860-875-2559

Lisa
Perry

LisaP@unionchurch.us

We
seek to reach out to our community with Christ’s love by providing
assistance to those in need and participating in all community
activities.

 

Sunday
Services at 10:00AM
Bev’s Corner Drop in Center Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday
10:00-3:00
Hosting WIC Monday & Tuesday in Bev’s Corner
SNAP Assistance by Foodshare every other Monday 10:00-1:00
Women’s Bible Study Wednesday 9:30-11:30
Men’s Breakfast 2nd Saturday of the month at 7:30AM
Jacob’s Well Christian Coffeehouse 1st Friday of every month @
7:00PM
Men’s Prayer Time Tuesday morning 6:30AM-8:00AM in Bev’s Corner
Prayer Time Tuesday Evening at 7:30PM in the Sanctuary
Youth Groups Sunday afternoons 12:30
Women’s Ministry events throughout the year
Men’s Ministry events throughout the year

Vernon
Preschool Collaborative

www.vernonpublicschools.org

Mrs.
Jen Dennin

jdennin@vernon-ct.gov

860-870-6000
ext. 137

A
Vernon Public School & EASTCONN Head Start Initiative

The
Vernon Preschool Collaborative is a high quality learning program
for children from 3-5 years old and their families.

 

Preschool
Program

Head
Start

Vernon
Regional Adult Based Education

www.vrabe.org

Dr.
Carl Mandell

cmandell@vernon-ct.gov

860
870-6000 ext.139

sbeaupre@vernon-ct.gov
Administrative Assistant

The
mission of the Vernon Regional Adult Based Education Program is to
offer dynamic, multi-cultural services in an atmosphere of
respect, appreciation, and acceptance of all.
It is the goal of the Region to empower students with the
knowledge and tools necessary to succeed both personally and
professionally in a technologically advanced society.

 

Adult
Basic Education, ABE and GED

College
Transition

Citizenship

National
External Diploma Program, NEDP

English
as a Second Language, ESL

High
School Adult Credit Diploma, CDP

 

Vernon
School Readiness Council

www.vernonschoolreadiness.org

 Ms.
Ann Scharin – Project Manager

ascharin@vernon-ct.gov

860-870-6000 ext 112

Ensuring
that every child in Vernon starts school “ready to
learn.”


We are a collaboration of people and organizations interested in
early childhood learning.  Our
goals include sharing information and creating a strong advocacy
group for our community’s needs.
The Council also plans activities and events that help
provide families with resources regarding the transitions that
occur during early childhood through second grade.


The Council consists of members of various service agencies
throughout town, as well as parent volunteers.
The Council meets monthly to plan and develop initiatives.

 

kindergarten
registration

Summer
learning loss/bookmobile

READY-SET-SCHOOL
Fair

READY-SET-BABY
Fair

Childcare/Preschool
Directory

 

Vernon
Youth Services Bureau

http://www.vernon-ct.gov/youth-services

Mr.
Alan M Slobodien

aslobodien@vernon-ct.gov

860-870-3557
860-604-7189

Kimberly
McTighe

kmctighe@vernon-ct.gov

Vernon
YSB Guiding Principles

We Believe:

All children have potential to be successful
The community needs to be successful
We can make a difference

Keys to Success

Healthy, thriving families & community
Awareness – contributes to healthy behaviors
Self-advocacy
Self-awareness – mind, body, soul

How

Fostering Asset Development
Connections – to services and to one another– with parents,
families and community partners
Outreach and “reaching out”
Relationships – building one at a time
Service – as advocates, and liaison with the community

Character

Non-judgmental
Non-authoritative
Dedicated
Hardworking
Encouraging

 

YSB
office at RHS: youth employment, crisis intervention, support
groups, leadership training, peer to peer programs

Truancy Intervention Program – elementary aged youth

After School Program

Summer Fun Program

Summer Lunch Program

Juvenile Review Board

The
YSB is directed under state statute 10-19m to be the coordinating
entity for youth service programs at the local level.
We do this via our lead involvement in the Vernon Community
Network.  Partnership
development is the hallmark of our success.

 

WIC
Program

http://www.ct.gov/dph/wic 

Mrs.
Kathy A Minicucci, MPH

ctdphwic23@ct.gov

860-291-7192

860-528-1458

Joanne
White, Nutritionist
ctdphwic23@ct.gov

East
Hartford WIC Program, main office
50 Chapman Place, Rm 5
East Hartford, CT 06108


All client calls/inquiries should go to 860-528-1458, option 1


Vernon WIC satellite
3 Elm Street, Bev’s Corner
Vernon, CT 06066
Hours: Monday 8 am – 4 pm, Tuesday 8 am – 1 pm.

 

The
Connecticut WIC Program is committed to improving the health of
eligible pregnant women, new mothers and children by providing
nutrition education, breastfeeding support, healthy foods, and
referrals to health and social programs during the critical stages
of fetal and early childhood development.
This is done by giving our most vulnerable children the
best possible start by providing optimal nutrition during the
critical stages of fetal and early childhood developmental phases.
WIC provides nutrition education and supplemental foods to
pregnant, breastfeeding or postpartum women, infants and children
up to their 5th birthday who are at or below the federal income
guideline (185% of the federal poverty level) and are found to be
at medical or nutritional need for the services by the local
program nutritionists.


 In
Word

 

 PROGRAMS THAT HELP PEOPLE IN
VERNON

 

Basic
Needs…………………………………………………………………………..p.2

 

·
Food

 

·
Clothing

 

·
Shelter

 

Health
Care………………………………………………………………………………p.3

 

·
General
Health Care

 

·
Women’s
Health Care including Prenatal Care

 

·
Mental
Health and Addiction Services

 

Families
and
Children……………………………………………………………….p.4

 

·
Local
Coordination/referral of child services

 

·
Family
Support Programs

 

Multi-service
Organizations……………………………………………………..p.5

 

Education…………………………………………………………………………………p.6

 

Spiritual,
Faith Based
Services………………………………………………….p.7

 

Specialty
Populations………………………………………………………………p.8

 

Community
Support
Organizations…………………………………………..p.8

 

BASIC
NEEDS:

 

FOOD:

 

Foodshare,
Inc.

 

The mission of Foodshare is to end hunger
as a part of the overall community effort to alleviate poverty in
greater Hartford. Foodshare works with the food industry to secure
truckloads of donated foods to distribute 15 tons of food each day
to 350 different partner agencies in the Hartford and Tolland
counties. Other services provided by Food share include Food stamp
screening and applications, Grants for equipment for partner
agencies, Education and outreach on hunger issues, and the
facilitation of local agency collaborations to promote client
self-sufficiency.

PHONE
# (860) 286-9999

 

 www.foodshare.com

 

 

Hockanum
Valley Community Council

 

HVCC is an
independent non-profit human service agency. It is dedicated to
meeting the needs of residents of Tolland County and provides
services to individuals/ families in a manner, which will promote
independence while assuring that basic needs are met regardless of
ability to pay.

 

Hockanum
Valley Community operates a food pantry among a variety of other
services.  Information
of other services can be found in the multi- service agencies
section of this document.

 

PHONE:
(860) 872-9825

 

29
Naek Rd. Vernon

 

www.hvcchelps.org

 

 

WIC

 

Special,
Supplemental, Nutrition Program for Women Infants and Children.

 

WIC is a
federally funded program that serves to safeguard the health of
low-income women, infants, and children up to age 5, who are at
nutritional risk by providing nutritional assessment and
education, referrals to health care and nutritious foods to
supplement diets. Information on breastfeeding and healthy eating
are provided as well as Farmer’s Market Coupons for dedicated
months.  Eligibility is
based upon income, residency, certification of nutritional risk,
and a physical presence requirement, which means having a WIC
employee see your child. Pregnant women, breastfeeding women ( up
to infant’s first birthday), non-breastfeeding postpartum women
(up to 6 months after the birth of an infant or after the
pregnancy ends, infants (up to first birthday), and children up
until their 5th birthday are eligible for WIC benefits.

 

Local
WIC program operates at the Union Congregational Church, 3 Elm St.
Rockville

 

To
apply for WIC services call: (860) 509-8000

 

 

 

Free
Summer Lunch Program for children

 

In Vernon
there are 4 summer lunch sites

which offer a free lunch to
all children 18 years of age and under Monday through Friday. All
children are welcome.  No
identification is required.

 

Site
locations:

 

·
Talcott
Park
,

 


Elm St. Rockville

 


Lunch served 11:45-12:30

 

·
Park
West Apartments

 


178 Terrace Dr, Rockville

 


Lunch served 11:45-12:30

 

·
Maple
St. School Cafeteria

 


20 Maple St. Rockville

 


Lunch served 11:30- 12:30

 

·
Henry
Park

 


120 South St. Vernon

 


Lunch served 11:45-12:30

 

 

Food,
Clothing, and Shelter:

 

Cornerstone
Foundation

 

The
Cornerstone Foundation, Inc., is a non-profit human services
outreach organization. Its mission is to provide a safe,
non-threatening atmosphere where one can be listened to, affirmed,
and encouraged.  The
Cornerstone basic mission is to feed the hungry, clothe the naked,
and give shelter to the homeless. Cornerstone operates a 15 bed
shelter for adults, a soup kitchen, and a clothing bank. The
Cornerstone also lends space to other community organizations to
provide family, health related, and youth programs.

 

PHONE
# (860)871-1823 

 

15
Prospect St., Rockville

 

www.cornerstone.org

 

 

HEALTH
CARE:

 

Primary
Health Care

 

First
Choice Health Care Center

 

The First
Choice Health Care Center is a non-profit health care
organization, which positively impacts the health and well-being
of the community by providing appropriate, continuous,
comprehensive, high quality health care services without
discrimination as to age, gender, race, national origin, creed,
political affiliation, sexual orientation, residence or ability to
pay.

 

They
provide primary medical care to all residents who seek services,
including physicals, immunizations, acute care needs, and
transportation to our dental sites.

 

PHONE:
(860)896-1616

 

3
Prospect St., Rockville,
www.firstchc.org

 

 

Woman’s
Maternity Care

 

The
Maternity Care Center at Rockville General Hospital

 

The Maternity Care Center at Rockville
General Hospital
has been providing valuable maternity
services to the community for over 30 years. The Center serves
uninsured and underinsured women who are accepted into the program
regardless of their ability to pay. Patients receive all their
pre-natal and post-partum care by ECHN Obstetricians &
Registered Nurses at the Center with a holistic approach,
including nutrition and lactation counseling, childbirth and
parenting classes, and guidance applying for state assistance.
Patients of the Maternity Care Center will deliver their babies at
the SBM Charitable Foundation Family Birthing Center at Manchester
Memorial Hospital
.

 

The Maternity Care Center is
open on Monday, Wednesday & Friday, from 9am-5pm.

PHONE:
860.872.5170 or 860.872.5335

 

Union St., Rockville

 

www.echn.org

 

 

Behavioral
Health Services:

 

Community
Health Resources/ Genesis Center

 

CHR/
Genesis Center is a private, nonprofit community-based,
comprehensive, behavioral health system of care, conveniently
located in the communities east and north of Hartford. Treatment,
support, rehabilitation, prevention, and education are provided by
a well-trained dedicated staff of professionals committed to
recovery. Public and private resources are utilized to ensure that
care is delivered to those most in need, utilizing up to date
service technologies with effective outcomes. Specific services
include Adult and child psychiatric clinic of prescribers and
therapists, administration, case management programs, jail
diversion, clubhouse, child group homes, family support teams,
treatment foster care, intensive family reunification.

 

PHONE:
(860)646-3888

 

587
Middle Turnpike, Manchester

 

www.chrhealth.com

 

 

FAMILIES
AND CHILDREN

 

Youth
Services Coordination

 

Vernon
Youth Services

 

The Vernon
“YSB” is a Town of Vernon Department dedicated to providing
Program coordination, information and referral, prevention
services, early intervention services, resource development,
community involvement, and youth advocacy. Services are offered in
the areas of crisis intervention, including brief counseling,
service coordination with local agencies, Truancy, early childhood
education, and education around substance abuse and violence.
Programs offered include Peer Advocate, and school age summer and
afterschool programs. In addition Youth services oversees a summer
youth employment program.

 

PHONE:
(860)870-3555

 

9
Elm St., Rockville
www.vernon-ct.gov

 

Family
Support Programs

 

ECHN
Family Development Center

 

The Family Development Center staff is a
team of committed, caring, trained professionals and volunteers,
dedicated to helping families develop their strengths, parenting
skills, and confidence. Our backgrounds include education, child
development, social work, counseling, public health, and human
services. The entire staff is trained and certified in the
nationally recognized Parents as Teachers program. Our programs
are available at convenient sites throughout Manchester, Vernon,
and surrounding towns. These include hospitals, churches,
childcare centers, libraries, and the parent’s own home.

PHONE:
(860)432-5278, ext.125

 

57 Hartford Turnpike, Vernon

 

www.echn.org

 

 

KIDSAFECT

 

(Exchange
Club Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse of CT.Inc.)

 

The mission
of this agency is to break the cycle of child abuse and neglect by
developing, promoting, and implementing programs and services
within the communities we serve. Services include in home
parenting education, Parent education classes both in groups or
individualized, counseling, and supervised visitation.
KIDSAFE also operates a youth drop in Center and a one on
one mentoring for youth.

 

PHONE:
(860)872-1918

 

19
Elm St. Rockville

 

www.kidsafect.org

 

 

MULTISERVICE
ORGANIZATIONS

 

Hockanum
Valley Community Council

 

HVCC is an
independent non-profit human service agency. It is dedicated to
meeting the needs of residents of Tolland County and provides
services to individuals/ families in a manner, which will promote
independence while assuring that basic needs are met regardless of
ability to pay.

 

Services
include a food pantry, counseling services, a dial a ride program
for people aged 60 and over and disabled of all ages.
Elder services include outreach, social support,
counseling, case management, friendly visitor, volunteer and teen
chore services.

 

PHONE:
(860) 872-9825

 

29
Naek Rd. Vernon

 

www.hvcchelps.org

 

 

Indian
Valley YMCA

 

The YMCA of
Greater Harford is an association, open to all and committed to
helping people develop their God given potential in spirit, mind,
and body. Our commitment is based on the belief that the purpose
of this three-fold development is to live out the values of our
Judeo-Christian heritage, including caring, honesty, respect, and
responsibility. The YMCA offers a wide variety of programs
including preschool, childcare for infants-school age, day camp,
fitness, and swimming.

 

PHONE:
(860)871-0008

 

11
Pinney St., Ellington

 

www.ghymc.org

 

 

Vernon
Parks and Recreation Department

 

The
department is committed to the effective management of its parks
and other facilities in which to provide positive leisure
opportunities. The opportunities are to benefit the individual,
the economy, environment, and the entire community of Vernon.
Offerings include preschool programs, youth activities,
afterschool and summer camp programs, adult activities, sports
leagues, fitness, bus trips, trails, and parks, including facility
rentals.

 

PHONE:
(860) 870-3520

 

120
South St. Vernon

 

www.vernon-ct.org

 

 

EDUCATION

 

Vernon
Public Schools

 

The mission
of the Vernon Public Schools id to educate all students grades
k-12 and address the special needs of students identified as
special education via federal and state guidelines from age 3-21
or until graduation. 

 

PHONE:
(860)870-6000

 

30 Park
St., Vernon

 

www.vernonpublicschools.org

 

 

Vernon
Regional Adult Basic Education (VRABE)

 

The mission
of VRABE is to offer dynamic multicultural services in an
atmosphere of respect, appreciation, and acceptance of all.
It is the goal of the Region to empower students with the
knowledge and tools necessary to succeed both personally and
professionally in a technologically advanced society.

 

PHONE:
(860)870-6000

 

30 Park
St., Vernon

 

www.vernonpublicschools.org

 

 

Vernon
School Readiness Council (VSRC)

 

The mission
of the VSRC is to ensure that every child in Vernon starts school
“ready to learn.”

 

The VSRC is
a collaborative organization which focuses on the development of a
high quality early learning system for all children in Vernon.
The Council sponsors the Community wide baby
fair, the Ready Set School Fair, assists with kindergarten
registration, and provides a variety of parent and provider
training opportunities. 

 

PHONE:
(860)870-6000

 

30 Park
St., Vernon

 

www.vernonschoolreadiness.org

 

 

FAITH
BASED, SPIRITUAL ORGANIZATION

 

Rockville
Church of the Nazarene

 

The mission
of the Church of the Nazarene is to respond to the GREAT COMMISSION
OF Christ to “go and make disciples of all nations” (Matthew
28:19) and to advance God’s kingdom.
As this pertains to our community, we see it as feeding the
hungry, clothing the naked, looking after the sick, befriending
the outcast and downtrodden, and visiting those in prison.
(Matthew25:34-40) The Church provides counseling, support groups,
and a program called , “The Rock,” which includes Friday night
activities and teaching for Rockville youth and their parents.

PHONE;
(860)875-4137

 

47 East
St., Rockville

 

www.rockvillenazarene.com

 

 

Union
Church

 

The mission
of the Union Church is to see the eternal welfare of Rockville:
Nurture a spirit-filled life: Care for one another with
Christ-like love; Provide a place for worship and urban
ministries; Share with those in need. They operate a drop in
Center called, “Bev’s Corner,”Special outreach programs,
bible studies, Men’s and Women’s ministry, and share church
space with community programs.

 

PHONE:
(860) 875-2559

 

3 Elm St.,
Vernon

 

www.unionchurch.us

 

 

Church
of the Risen Savior

 

The mission
of the church is to inspire, experience, and share the reality of
Christ with our Community. The Church supports helping those in
need through the Cornerstone and Tri-town Shelter.
Offerings also include bible study , teen , and youth
activities.

 

PHONE:
(860)872-4300

 

9 Ellington
Ave., Vernon

 

www.churchrisensavior.org

 

 

St.
Bartholomew Catholic Church

 

The mission
of the church is to create environment and programs that will give
youth the opportunity to recognize God’s presence in lives and
in the world.  We
encourage youth to nourish their minds and hearts with the word of
God and to grow as active Christians.

 

PHONE: (860) 646-1613

 

736 Middle Tpke, Manchester, CT 06040

 

www.stbartparish.org

 

 

SPECIALTY POPULATION ORGANIZATIONS

 

Vernon Senior Center

 

The Vernon Senior
Center is committed to assisting Vernon Seniors by providing
programs that meet their needs and address their concerns. The
Senior Center provides Income tax preparation assistance, rental
rebates application assistance, health screenings, flu shots, and
referrals to other agencies.

 

PHONE: (860)
870-3680

 

www.vernon-ct.gov/seniorcenter

 

Tri County Arc

 

Tri County Arc is a
nonprofit agency that strives to provide gainful employment,
training , support, and retirement services to developmentally
disabled individuals through the dignity of work, community
interaction, and structured activities. Services include
vocational supports and school to work transitions.

 

PHONE: (860)858-5381

 

40 Hale St., Vernon

 

www.tri-county.arc.org

 

 

COMMUNITY SUPPORT ORGANIZATIONS

 

Rockville Community Alliance (RCA)

 

The mission of the
“Rockville Community Alliance” is to improve and preserve the
greater Rockville area of Vernon through the cooperative efforts
of residents, the town of Vernon, and other stake holders,
including, but not limited to: businesses, property owners,
religious organizations, cultural services, and nonprofit
organizations. The RCA is a non for profit, volunteer driven
organization which oversees the Neighborhood Advocate program and
sponsors community events such as July in the Sky and  National
Family Night Out.

 

www.rockvillecommunityalliance.com

 

 

United Way of Central and Northeastern CT

 

The mission of the
United Way is to engage people to improve lives and change
community conditions. United Way funds sustainable programs which
help to improve lives and change community conditions. They are a
convener, facilitator and partner of local collaboratives and
initiatives which help to address the systemic issues surrounding
quality educational opportunities for children, family financial
stability and services which serve as a safety net for those in
need in the community.

 

PHONE: (860)493-6800

 

30 Laurel St.
Hartford

 

www.unitedwayinc.org

 

 

 

 Federal
Links
  State of CT LinksGeneral Agency Contact
Information
www.phone.ct.gov/ListAgencyContacts.aspx  

 

 

A 

Administrative
Services, Department of

Agricultural
Experiment Station, Connecticut

Agriculture,
Department of
 

 

B

Banking,
Department of
 

 

C

Child
Advocate, Office of the

Children
and Families, Department of
 

Children’s
Trust Fund

Claims
Commissioner, Office of the

Commission
for Educational Technology
 

Commission
on Fire Prevention and Control

Connecticut
Environmental Public Health Tracking

Construction
Services, Department of

Consumer
Counsel, Office of
 

Consumer
Protection, Department of
 

State
Contracting Standards Board

Correction,
Department of
 

Criminal
Justice Commission 

Criminal
Justice, Division of 

 

D

Developmental
Disabilities, Connecticut Council on
 

Developmental
Services, Department of
 

Disabilities,
Office of Protection and Advocacy for Persons with
 

 

E

Economic
and Community Development, Department of 

Education,
State Department of

Elections
Enforcement Commission, State

Emergency
Services and Public Protection, Department of

Energy
and Environmental Protection, Department of

Environmental
Quality, Council on

Ethics,
Office of State

F

Firearms
Permit Examiners, Board of

Freedom
of Information Commission

G

Gaming
Policy Board

Governmental
Accountability, Office of

H

Health
Care Access, Office of
 

Healthcare
Advocate, Office of the
 

Higher
Education, Office of

Housing,
Department of

Human
Rights and Opportunities, Commission on
 

 

I

Insurance,
Department of
 

 

JK

Judicial
Review Council

Judicial
Selection Commission

 

L

Labor,
Department of
 

Library,
Connecticut State
 

 

M

Medical
Examiner, Office of the Chief

Mental
Health and Addiction Services, Department of
 

Military
Department

Motor
Vehicles, Department of
 

 

N

 

O

Office
of Military Affairs

P

Pardons
and Paroles, Board of

Policy
and Management, Office of
 

Properties
Review Board

Psychiatric
Security Review Board
 

Public
Health, Department of
 

Q

 

R

Racial
and Ethnic Disparity Commission in the Criminal Justice System

Rehabilitation
Services, Department of
 

Revenue
Services, Department of
 

 

S

Siting
Council
 

Social
Services, Department of
 

Soldiers’,
Sailors’ and Marines’ Fund
 

State
Emergency Response Commission

State
Insurance and Risk Management Board

 

T

Teachers’
Retirement Board
 

Transportation,
Department of
 

 

U

 

V

Veterans
Affairs, Department of
 

Victim
Advocate, Office of the

 

W

Workers’
Compensation Commission

 

   CT – Quasi-Public Agencies

 

 CT – Commissions

 

CT
– Higher Education

 

Town
of Vernon