a partnership with CitySeed
4th Annual Season
July 12 - October 25, 2012
Every Friday, 11:00am - 2:00pm
in the parking lot at CMHC
34 Park Street, New Haven
Chaplin Farms, Chaplin
George Hall Farm, Simsbury
Mrs. G's Tastys, Hamden
Roses for Autism, Guilford
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Baked Goods/Arts and handcrafts
at the CMHC Foundation Tent
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2012 Building Blocks Micro-Grants Announcement
CMHC Foundation is currently soliciting proposals for its Building Blocks Micro-Grants program for project funding for 2012-2013. As many as six micro-grants of up to $500 each will be awarded to clients, trainees (residents, fellows, interns) and staff at CMHC for innovative projects that address the overall health and quality of life for people in recovery who are served by the Connecticut Mental Health Center or for projects that promote mental health awareness and community education. Click link below for detailed instructions and the application.
We inspire and sponsor innovative and academic endeavors that directly benefit people in recovery while leading to advances in community and public psychiatry. We are committed to:
Many new and unique programs are conducted at our location at 34 Park Street in New Haven, at our satellite sites throughout the community, and on site with our partners in the Community Services Network (CSN).
Requests for Funds
The CMHC Foundation funds innovative projects that address the overall health and quality of life for people in recovery served by the Connecticut Mental Health Center and through the Community Services Network. Eligible projects will provide direct and immediate access to resources, opportunities and supports that enhance the quality of life in the priority areas listed below, and, whenever possible, will utilize persons in recovery in the planning, provision, and evaluation of the activities or services. Preference is also given to projects that demonstrate partnerships among organizations and individuals.
Please see below for instructions and guidelines about applying for funds from the CMHC Foundation. You may also contact us for more information about current or past programs Please direct all inquiries to Director Kyle Pedersen at 203-974-7089 or email@example.com.
The CMHC Foundation is currently soliciting letters of intent for project funding for 2012-2013. LETTERS OF INTENT ARE DUE MARCH 31, 2012.
Please click links below for more information.
The Hill Farmers' Market at CMHC, entering its third year at CMHC, is a partnership with CitySeed to promote healthy eating and access to fresh food. The 2012 market will be open every Friday from 11:30am-3:30pm, July 13- October 26, and will feature food demonstrations, live entertainment, and a CMHC Foundation Tent with arts, handcrafts and educational resources.
Financial Health Initiative using micro-economics to improve client financial health.
Connecticut Mental Health Center: Community of Hope, a new short film by award-winning film-maker Karyl Evans, highlighting the unique history of CMHC and its impact in people's lives.
Focus Group Training for Consumer Leaders to conduct consumer-led focus group assessment at CMHC.
Courtyard Healing Garden with the Spiritual Roundtable Group and support from NewAlliance Foundation.
CMHC Interior Way-Finding Signage Project at 34 Park Street to improve customer service and access, with Strong Cohen Graphic Designers .
Get Wellness Notecards designed by clients, staff and friends of CMHC.
Children's Peer-to-Peer Support Project, a social-recreational support group for children whose parent or close caregiver is in mental health and addictions recovery.
Tune in with TV, a mini-research project using television programs to improve social connectedness.
Foot-Care Clinic for homeless men & women served by the Community Services Network Outreach & Engagement Team, providing foot care and podiatric screening along with pedicure kits, socks, and shoes.
LEAP Loans, micro-lending for small business ventures for people in recovery.
Music & Meditation, introductory music workshops with Korean musician and composer, Jin Hi Kim, in partnership with New Haven Symphony Orchestra's Artist in Residence Program.
Other Past Programs
Therapeutic Horseback Riding
The Parachute Factory
Wellness Project for Physical Fitness
Focus In Photography Project