Family Centers is a private, non-profit organization made up of more than 1,400 professionals and volunteers, who…More work together to provide education and human services to children, adults and families in Lower Fairfield County.
The organization has roots that date as far back as 1891, when it was known as the Stamford Family Welfare Society. In 2006, Family Centers merged with the Center for Hope and has since joined HealthCare Connection, a nonprofit based in Stamford that oversees a number of service agencies.
Executive offices in Greenwich are located on Arch St.; the center's counseling center can be found at 20 Bridge St.
Programs include: Bright Beginnings, early education programs for children; Families in Crisis, a counselling and support service; Fostering Independence, which helps the disadvantage become self sufficient, Healthy Aging, and Workplace Resources.
Volunteers are welcome, and financial donations are gratefully accepted.
Family Centers First Steps Head Start Preschool 16 Armstrong Ct, Greenwich, CT06830 First Steps is a Head Start early childhood education program for children two to five years old, with an outdoor…More playground and a small garden. It is affiliated with two other Greenwich programs: the Gateway Preschool and the Arch Street Preschool. All are part of the Family Centers organization.
McArdle's Florist and Garden Center 48 Arch St, Greenwich, CT06830 Founded in 1910, McArdle's Florist and Garden Center is an award-winning, family owned business. McArdle's features a…More full-service garden center and offers professional floral designs, gift baskets, garden accessories and gourmet gifts.
This is the Greenwich location of the Child Guidance Center of Southern Connecticut, Inc. Founded in 1954, the Child…More Guidance Center of Southern Connecticut is dedicated to helping children who are experiencing emotional suffering or displaying dysfunctional behavior.
The center is a fully staffed outpatient facility and is ready to help children and adolesecents with psychological, behavioral, developmental, social or family problems. The facility is run based on three core values: "Act[ing] with integrity," "passion for caring" and "professional excellence." There are also two centers in Stamford and one in Darien.
Visit the website for more information.
Soundview Service Center North 35 Arcadia Rd, Old Greenwich, CT06870 This family-owned company has been in business since 1979. The repair shop has three service bays and the…More center specializes in brake work and tune-ups. There are also gas pumps at this location in case you need a fill.
Jewish Family Services provides numerous programs and services to the Greenwich community. It was established in 1983…More to serve the growing Jewish population, and is funded by the United Way, UJA Federation of Greenwich, the Town of Greenwich, and private donations.
Programs include individual and family couseling, bereavement and divorce support groups, adoption services, social services for seniors, resettlement and acculturation services, immigration services, and the Jewish Health and Healing Center.
Volunteers are welcome, and a number of opportunities are available. To find out more about how you can help, or to make a donation, visit the JFS website.