Family and Community Partnerships

Apr
02

Increased Access to Internet Coverage for Connecticut Residents

Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont’s Office shared the below compilation of the packages and offers internet providers across the state are making to Connecticut residents to get online and stay connected at home through the COVID 19 crisis,. As of March 24th 2020: Keeping America Connected Pledge Virtually every internet provider in Connecticut has signed onto the […]

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Apr
02

A Learning Series for Families from the State Department of Education

In an effort to provide support to districts and families, the Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) is pleased to announce that they are launching their CSDE Professional Support Series. These live, interactive webinars with Q&A as well as informational videos and tutorials were created based on feedback we have heard from our district partners on […]

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Apr
01

Free STEM+ Resources from Pennies for Patients

Pennies for Patients has developed resources containing fun and engaging STEM and Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) activities students can complete at home.  The activities are FREE, fun and easy-to-do. They can be found on their website www.penniesforpatients.org  and via the links below. Pennies for Patients wants children to remain engaged and motivated by STEM during their time at […]

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Mar
27

Helpful Information about Comcast’s Free Internet Access Offer

If your family doesn’t have internet access, you can obtain it for free from Comcast Internet Essentials. Go to www.internetessentials.com or call 855-846-8376 Comcast’s Internet Essentials’ offer to provide free Internet access has some qualification requirements that are listed on their flyers below. This may lead to some people not being eligible for Internet Essentials. If […]

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Mar
26

Thank You to our Partner Volunteers

Everyone at Hartford Public Schools is so grateful for the exceptional, dauntless support we received from our partner volunteers from community-based organizations this week with everything we have been able to provide for our students and families. Thank you to our volunteers from Blue Hills Civic Association, Catholic Charities, COMPASS Youth Collaborative, Hartford Parent University, […]

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Mar
26

Health Insurance Special Enrollment Period Ends 4/2/20

New Special Enrollment Period starts Thursday, March 19 and ends Thursday, April 2 Uninsured individuals can sign up for health insurance coverage through Access Health CT during the NEW Special Enrollment Period from Thursday, March 19 – Thursday, April 2, 2020. The effective date of coverage for all enrollments during the NEW Special Enrollment Period will be April 1, […]

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Mar
26

The Village for Families & Children: Resources for Families

As one of Connecticut’s largest providers of mental health services for families and children, the work and mission at The Village has never been more important.  During these challenging times, they are doing our best to maintain the critical services that so many people rely on: Prevention, Community Support & Early Intervention Outpatient Behavioral Health Intensive […]

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Mar
25

Cell Phone Service Discounts and Help

The State of Connecticut’s Department of Families and Children provided the following list of cell phone service providers who are offering discounts and free services for our families and youth as we spend more time on our phones. Assurance Wireless (Virgin Moblile’s version of Safelink) is giving all of their customers unlimited minutes and texts […]

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