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WYSH House Ribbon Cutting

We recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony for WFC’s WYSH House a program of Project REACH.

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Now Accepting Summer ’21 Applications!

WFC’s Summer 2021 Program Ready for a summer filled with STEM activities, field trips, arts and crafts, sports, and outdoors? Sign up today! For more information contact 475-775-4902 ext. 1155

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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…

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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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Meriden Building for Homeless Youth Designed to Inspire Hope

MERIDEN — Carolina Hernandez had something special in mind when she envisioned WYSH House on Colony Street.  Hernandez, a studio designer with QA+M Architecture of Farmington, wanted a building with color and light for the homeless young adults who would make it their home. “I wanted to create a building that was light and airy to encourage and inspire these young people…