The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.
Throughout our 70-year history of serving people with Cerebral Palsy (CP), we’ve acquired the knowledge and skills to support adults and children with a wide range of disabilities, not just CP. UCP’s programs for people with disabilities in Eastern Connecticut are designed to help increase independence at work, in school and at home.
Since 1970, OIC of New London County, Inc. (OIC) has provided training, vocational counseling and job placement assistance for economically disadvantaged adults. The free programs offered by OIC are available to low-income, low-skilled New London County residents.
We are a not-for-profit community development corporation comprised of citizens, business owners and community leaders of New London, Connecticut. We exist for, and are committed to, promoting and improving the economic health and quality of life in New London while attracting opportunities for its citizens and the entire region. We accomplish our goals through the united leadership of this diverse community, the support of state and national leaders and rigorous public involvement.
Since 1988, the Gemma E. Moran United Way/Labor Food Center has played a key role in providing one of the building blocks to a good quality of life by feeding families and individuals facing hunger and food insecurity all across our community.
A church whose mission is to make a positive impact on the lives of southeast Connecticut. We have targeted men, women, and youth through one on one ministry as well as collective life groups to aid in the development of each individual. We are community oriented with several annual community affairs.
Alliance for Living is the only HIV/AIDS service organization and resource center in southeastern Connecticut. We are a group of dedicated professionals who are passionate about helping people living with HIV/AIDS in our community.
Mystic Aquarium is a division of Sea Research Foundation, Inc., a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization, and is counted among the nation's leading aquariums with more than 300 species and an extensive collection of marine mammals, including New England's only beluga whales.
The Lyme Land Trust preserves and stewards Lyme's scenic woodlands, flowing rivers, brooks, and watersheds for the region's fresh water and air recreation, wildlife habitats, and bird filled marshes. Our watersheds are among the last ones flowing to the Connecticut River, the Nations' first designated Blueway and source of 70% of fresh water to the Long Island Sound.
The Public Library of New London serves the needs of the New London community by providing free access to a diversity of ideas and information through a variety of library materials, services, and experiences.
Once built, the first-ever National Coast Guard Museum will educate, engage and inspire visitors, showing how the men and women of USCG have faithfully served our Nation since 1790 and how they continue to use state-of-the-art technology to protect our waterways, environment, and commerce.
We are a non-profit organization with corporate office in Stamford, regional offices in Derby and now New London. We provide the training, education, and borrowing power necessary for women to launch and grow their businesses.
TVCCA is a private, non-profit Community Action Agency, incorporated in 1965. We are well recognized as a community leader – and partner – in advocating for and meeting the needs of the region’s economically and otherwise disadvantaged citizens.
TBBCF is a non-profit group committed to fighting breast cancer by directing 100% of gross fundraising dollars directly to breast cancer research. Administrative costs are either sponsor supported or volunteer provided.
We are a private, not-for-profit organization dedicated to educating, assisting, and supporting individuals with persistent mental illness and/or substance use disorders. We work tirelessly to create a culture and environment in which recovery and wellness is possible.
We're a membership nonprofit, organized to foster an understanding of issues of foreign policy and international affairs through study, debate and educational programming for nonpartisan, non-advocacy dialogue.
Thames River Community Service. Inc. provides safe housing and support services for families experiencing homelessness, domestic violence, substance abuse or mental wellness. The agency promotes family wellness, self-sufficiency and housing stability.
The Southeastern Connecticut Cultural Coalition contributes to the cultural identity, economy and quality of life of Southeastern Connecticut by advocating and supporting arts, heritage, cultural and business activities and organizations.
Founded in 2007, La Grua Center is a nonprofit cultural center in Stonington Borough offering a wide variety of concerts, lectures, and art exhibits in an intimate, acoustically distinctive space flooded with natural light and vaulted ceilings
Rotary is an organization of business and professional leaders united worldwide who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world. In more than 160 countries worldwide, approximately 1.2 million Rotarians belong to more than 30,000 Rotary clubs.
Mystic Seaport Museum brings to life the joy of discovery and our need for connection. Our interactive campus is a portal into an unexpected, authentic world, inspiring an enduring connection to the American maritime experience.
he Miracle League of SECT provides opportunities for children in Southeastern CT with physical, cognitive and developmental challenges to participate in recreational, educational and cultural activities in an accessible, nurturing and noncompetitive environment where families can come together to cultivate new friendships and experience the joy of play.
The Uncas Health District is an unaffiliated, unincorporated non-profit agency operating under Connecticut General Statutes. The agency’s mission is to promote and protect the public’s health in order to prevent illness, death and disability among its residents. The Board of Directors is comprised of 15 non-compensated members appointed by each of the member municipalities.
The mission of High Hopes is to improve the lives of people with cognitive, physical and emotional disabilities through the benefits of therapeutic horseback riding and other equine assisted activities, while serving the therapeutic riding profession through training and education.
Boys & Girls Club of Southeastern Connecticut believes every child deserves a chance to overcome obstacles and become the best person they can be. Our Club offers a safe place with caring youth development professionals where a child can learn, grow and reach their full potential.
Sea Research Foundation is a leader in marine research, deep-sea exploration and hands-on education. We seek to protect our ocean planet by increasing awareness of our ocean environment and the creatures who live there, involving and educating budding scientists and future voters, and conducting and supporting aquatic and deep-sea research.
At the American Cancer Society, we're on a mission to free the world from cancer. Until we do, we'll be funding and conducting research, sharing expert information, supporting patients, and spreading the word about prevention. All so you can live longer — and better.
Bethsaida is a non profit 501(c)3 agency that incorporated in 1987. The agency opened Katie Blair house in 1990, the Flora O'Neil Apartments in 2006 and Patricia's Place program in 2012. From 2010 to 2015 the HWDT (Homeless Women Deserve Treatment) program helped over 400 women and 191 children.
Located in downtown New London, a short walking distance from the City's railroad, bus & ferry transportation hub, the Custom House is open year-round.
?Telling the stories of New London's waterfront, the Custom House Maritime Museum offers lighthouse tours and boat trips, an annual chowda'fest, artifacts relating to local lighthouses, US Customs and the Amistad, along with changing exhibitions and a great Museum Shop.
Psychiatric treatment for children, adolescents and adults: Inpatient treatment program; nine-site network of partial hospitalization and after-school treatment programs; seven-site state-approved K-12 special education program.
The Edythe K. Richmond Homes encompasses 8+ acres on a property donated to the Stonington Housing Authority by the Richmond family. The original 50 residences were constructed in 1980 with an additional 10 residences added in 1990. The Stonington Housing Authority has an on-site administrative office.
Our Piece of the Pie®, Inc. (OPP®) is a nonprofit organization that works with Greater Hartford and Eastern Connecticut youth 14-24 years of age in a youth-centric model helping young people achieve degrees and certificates of value leading to economic self-sufficiency and a better quality of life.