Continuum Receives Grant from The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven
Tuesday, August 23, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Vice President, Development & Marketing
Continuum of Care, Inc.
CONTINUUM OF CARE RECEIVES SIGNATURE GRANT FROM THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION FOR GREATER NEW HAVEN FOR $50,000
New Haven, Connecticut — August 18, 2022 — Continuum of Care, Inc. is pleased to announce it has received a $50,000 grant from The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven. These funds will provide general operating support to benefit multiple services that Continuum of Care provides to the most challenged members of the community.
Continuum of Care enables adults who are challenged with mental illnesses, intellectual disabilities, and/or struggling with addiction to rebuild a meaningful life in the community. The grant will be used to support Continuum’s work in three key focus areas. The first area is supporting Veterans as they recover from PTSD, Substance Use Disorder, or Mental Health challenges. The grant will also be applied toward supporting clients who are diagnosed with mental illness and have been homeless or chronically hospitalized due to their condition. The funds will also help to enhance staff training in order to ensure a consistent and comprehensive set of skills needed to help clients with diverse and complex needs to rebuild their lives.
“We are extremely grateful to The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven for this generous grant award.,” stated Patti Walker, President and CEO. “Supporting our clients mental health management and recovery is paramount to our organization and this grant will certainly make a difference achieving our goals of servicing the most challenged members of our community.
About Continuum of Care, Inc:
Continuum of Care is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) that enables adults who are challenged with mental illnesses (such as severe depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, OCD, posttraumatic stress, and borderline personality disorders), intellectual disabilities (including autism, seizure disorder, and traumatic brain injury), and individuals struggling with addiction to rebuild a meaningful life and thrive in the community. We do this by providing extensive residential housing and wrap-around support services, such as crisis stabilization, case management, skill building, employment opportunities, psychiatric assessment and therapy, and substance use disorder services to this population. Each year, Continuum serves more than 2,000 individuals across Connecticut. Ninety-nine percent of them live below the poverty line. At least 700 of them have struggled with chronic homelessness or institutionalization, and even more have faced recurring hospitalization. Continuum of Care helps clients transform the cycle of hopelessness into a life of ongoing management and recovery for successful community living.
For more information, contact: Continuum of Care, 109 Legion Avenue., New Haven, CT 06519 | 203.562.2264 | www.ContinuumCT.org.
About The Community Foundation of Greater New Haven:
The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven in Connecticut is one of the oldest and largest community foundations in the U.S. and was established in 1928 as the permanent charitable endowment for New Haven and the surrounding communities.
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