The United Way goes beyond temporary fixes to create lasting change that lifts up entire communities around the world. United Way advances the common good by creating opportunities for all. Our focus is on education, income, and health—the building blocks for a good quality of life. By bringing people together, we make great things happen.

The National Association for the Education of Young Children promotes high-quality learning for all children, birth through age eight, by connecting practice, policy, and research. We advance a diverse, dynamic early childhood profession and support all who care for, educate, and work on behalf of young children.

The National Council for Behavioral Health is the unifying voice of America’s community mental health and addiction treatment organizations. We are committed to ensuring all Americans have access to comprehensive care that affords every opportunity for recovery and full participation in community life.

The Child Welfare League of America is a powerful coalition of hundreds of private and public agencies that since 1920 has worked to serve children and families who are vulnerable. Our expertise, leadership, and innovation on policies, programs, and practices help improve the lives of millions of children across the country.

The CT Department of Children and Families works together with families and communities for children who are healthy, safe, smart, and strong.

The CT Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services is a health care agency whose mission is to promote the overall health and wellness of persons with behavioral health needs through an integrated network of holistic, comprehensive, effective, and efficient services and supports that foster dignity, respect, and self-sufficiency in those we serve.

The CT State Department of Public Health is the lead state agency for public health policy and oversight. Our mission is to protect and improve the health & safety of the people of Connecticut.

The CT Office of Early Childhood was established in 2013 to coordinate and improve the various early childhood programs and components in the state to create a cohesive high-quality early childhood system.