Grants Support Vital Programs

The grants received from August 2017 to August 2018, totaling $127,000, include:

Altrusa International, Inc. NECT

$600 to fund sex trafficking training for staff at the Groton programs

Bodenwein Public Benevolent Foundation

$1,000 to support a clothing fund for clients being served at Care Plus and Joshua Center Southeast

Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut Foundation

$1,500 to create a therapeutic library to benefit clients at Care Plus

Chelsea Groton Foundation

$3,000 to build an outdoor play area for Joshua Center Thames Valley

$2,400 to create a therapeutic library to benefit the clients at the Joshua Center Thames Valley

Community Foundation of Eastern CT

$16,000 to support the Natchaug Client Connection and Retention Project

Community Foundation of Eastern CT – the Marilyn Anne Adams Nellis Fund

$5,000 to purchase sensory motor arousal regulation treatment (SMART) supplies for Journey House

Connecticut Health Foundation

$50,000 to fund the integration of behavioral health in the primary care setting

The Dime Bank Foundation

$1,500 to purchase sewing machines for clients at Joshua Center Thames Valley

Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS)

$25,000 to train staff to treat gambling addictions in the adult ambulatory programs

The ECSU Foundation

$9,000 raised at the annual ECSU foundation luncheon, attended by almost 100 people, to benefit Natchaug educational programs. Over 10 years, the annual ECSU Foundation luncheons have raised a more than $120,000.

The Johnson Family Foundation

$20,000 to support upgrades to the child and adolescent unit, family room updates and playscape enhancements as well as naloxone kits for clients and their families

Soroptomist International. of Willimantic

$1,000 to fund trauma-informed yoga programs at Journey House