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Open DOHR
Employment Training Program

EVENT DETAILS WFC’s OpenDOHR invites you to free Adult ESL classes. TIME Family Literacy Program: Monday – Thursday 9:30am – 11:30am ESL/Civics & Citizenship Program: Tuesday – Thursday 6pm – 8pm LOCATION 169 Colony Street, Meriden, CT  06451

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Open DOHR
Employment Training Program

EVENT DETAILS WFC’s OpenDOHR invites you to the Certified Nurse Assistant Employment Training Program. The Certified Nurse Assistant career track will prepare you for entry level positions in providing basic patient and resident care. You will learn to report vital patient information including temperatures, pulses and blood pressures as well as have direct patient contact […]

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Understanding Elections with Guest Speaker Elmer Gonzalez

EVENT DETAILS WFC’s OpenDOHR invites you to understand why is it important to vote and learn the process. Anyone is welcome. TIME October 12, 2022 @10AM & October 20, 2022 @6pm LOCATION 169 Colony Street, Meriden, CT  06451

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She Shines Event – Oct 9th

EVENT DETAILS Woman Focused Artisans Event! NEBCo’s Women Equality Committee Artisans event highlighting the craft and talent of women in our community. TIME She Shines at New England Brewing Co. LOCATION 175 Amity Rd Woodridge, CT 06525

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CHOATE STUDENTS MAKING A DIFFERENCE AT THE WOMEN AND FAMILIES CENTER

October 6, 2022; Meriden, CT – Thirty Choate Rosemary Hall students and faculty took part in their annual Community Service Day by doing some landscaping and painting at the Women and Families Center’s (WFC) WYSH House.  The students weeded and spread mulch in several garden areas around the building to prepare for the Ribbon Cutting […]

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Employment Training and Development Programs: Overview and Benefits

Employment Training and Placement Program Hiring well trained employees has become a vital business strategy to creating a productive working environment.  Unfortunately, not everyone can get the training that they need to compete for the well-paying jobs. Development programs, like Open DOHR, focuses on getting its participants college degrees, vocational training and employment opportunities. What […]

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Transitional living program| Transitional Housing for Homeless Youth – WFC

What is WFC’s Transitional Living Program? WFC’s Transitional Living Program provides interim housing to young adults that are homeless and have unstable housing conditions. WFC’s Transitional Living Program is not a short-term shelter or group home but a program that helps empower individuals to make choices and decisions in the best interest of their safety, well-being, and future. […]

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All you need to know About Victim Assistance and Sexual Assault Programs in Connecticut

All you need to know About Victim Assistance and Sexual Assault Programs in Connecticut Let us first begin b y understanding what sexual assault is in simple terms, “Sexual assault is a representation of action where a person deliberately and without the person’s consent sexually touches or coerce or suppresses a person to immerse in a […]

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Top 5 Reasons Why School needs Education Enrichment programs

Top 5 Reasons Why School needs Education Enrichment programs What is an enrichment program?  An enrichment program enables students to realize their potential in a variety of settings beyond the classroom. Through educational enrichment programs, students can develop a sense of self-awareness and understand their schoolwork better with enrichment programs that are in line with the school […]

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Supportive housing units for homeless youth complete in Meriden

February 21, 2021 01:02AM By Michael Gagne, Record-Journal staff MERIDEN — The 12 fully furnished efficiency apartments on the second and third floors of the newly constructed WYSH House on Colony Street are now move-in ready. Wayne Valaitis, chief executive officer of the Women and Families Center, said the agency received its certificate of occupancy […]

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