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VERNON COMMUNITY PLAN


Our goal: “All Vernon children birth to eighteen are safe, healthy and productive.”

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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
                        Cottage Street parking lot
                        in winter - 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.com

www.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 Links

General Agency Contact Information
 www.phone.ct.gov/ListAgencyContacts.aspx  

 

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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

 

 
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The Vernon Community Network is a collaboration of providers that will identify and coordinate Social Service, 
Health, Educational and Economic Development resources for the enhancement of the community.

 

community service/volunteer opportunities as listed by Rockville High School

Click here for the contact information and membership of the Vernon Community Network

VCN-MEMBERSHIP_APPLICATION-2014-15.pdf  

Teri Rogers, VCN President   888/566-4161   tslingback@comcast.net

 Mailing address: Vernon Community Network     c/o KIDSAFE CT     19 Elm Street   Rockville, CT  06066



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