Community Improvement & Capacity

Thursday, August 6, 2015
Hartford Hospital Receives Grant

HARTFORD, CT -- Hartford hospital is getting $143,800 from the Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority (CHEFA) to train first responders to more successfully treat victims in active shooter and mass casualty situations.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Valley Community Foundation Releases Snapshot of Quality of Life Indicators for Lower Naugatuck Valley

DERBY, CT – The Valley Community Foundation (VCF) is pleased to announce the release of The Valley Now: A 2015 Snapshot, representing the start of a multi-year process that will culminate in the creation of a community index for the Lower Naugatuck Valley towns in 2016. The snapshot report includes a brief summary of changing demographics and population growth, health indicators, employment rates, education and student achievement, income and accessibility to basic needs among residents in the region.