Category Archives: Child and Family News

*Photos reflect the spirit of CFA and are not of any individuals associated with these stories Eleven years ago a young boy asked me, “Can we put on a show?”  I remember exactly where we were standing in the lobby […]

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*Photos reflect the spirit of CFA and are not of any individuals associated with these stories In September of senior year in high school my headaches began.  They were splitting headaches, the kind that make you double over and clench […]

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*Photos reflect the spirit of CFA and are not of any individuals associated with these stories Mitchell was a struggling 16 year old.  He had a long history of multiple hospitalizations for mental health issues and suicide attempts.  He had […]

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*Photos reflect the spirit of CFA and are not of any individuals associated with these stories Last year I received a call from Colorado’s Office of Human Services (OHS) to hear a kind, sweet-sounding social worker explaining that my niece, […]

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When Rick Calvert arrived at the doorstep of 255 Hempstead Street in 1984, the staff numbered eight individuals, the budget amounted to $325,000, stamps were in use, accounting was in accordance with the “one write system”, and a single IBM […]

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*Photos reflect the spirit of CFA and are not of any individuals associated with these stories  Fifteen year old Elijah had emigrated from Nigeria with his family as a small child. Brought by his mother to the Child & Family […]

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*Photos reflect the spirit of CFA and are not of any individuals associated with these stories Along with their three children, Cate and her husband, Zachary, had attended Family Resource Center (FRC) playgroups, the purpose of which is to introduce […]

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By Rick Calvert, CEO of Child and Family Agency of Southeastern Connecticut (originally appeared in the New London Day, click here to view the original Op-Ed) There is a growing understanding in our society of the benefits of early intervention in the […]

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