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Family Celebrates Newest Adoption

John and Brian Pica-Sneeden started their foster care journey nearly 30 years ago. Since then, they have adopted six of their foster children – one as recently as last month!

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Fiber, The Underappreciated Superfood

Fiber is an underappreciated super food. Not only does fiber aid in digestion and gastrointestinal health, it is also linked with reducing the risk of developing chronic disease, assist in weight loss, and help lower blood sugar.

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Tiffany Hubrins, LCSW, Part of Channel 8 Series About Suicide

Wheeler’s Tiffany Hubrins, LCSW, was part of a WTNH-TV Channel 8 three-part series about suicide and resources for #Connecticut residents. Tiffany discussed our Mobile Crisis Intervention Services program and how it serves youth experiencing a mental health crisis.

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Foster Homes Wanted for Youth in Greater Waterbury

A new Wheeler program serving youth and families in nine cities and towns in Greater Waterbury is actively and urgently recruiting foster families who can provide stable, safe, caring environments for youth for shorter durations. Funded by the Connecticut Department of Children and Families, the program serves children and youth ages 6 to 17 right in their own communities.

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New Britain Legislators Tour 40 Hart Street, Learn More About Expanded Services

Yesterday, Senator Rick Lopes (D-6), Representative Robert Sanchez (D-25) and Wheeler leaders attended a public open house at Wheeler’s New Britain community health center at 40 Hart Street to learn more about the expansion of services and renovation of unfinished space on the third floor, made possible through $2.1 million in support from the State of Connecticut.

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Allison Casinghino Discusses Wheeler Foster Care Program on CT Paid Leave Podcast

Wheeler’s Allison Casinghino, foster care specialist, was a guest recently on the CT Paid Leave podcast, where she discussed our Foster Care program and how individuals and families can get involved in fostering a child or youth in need. Allison also highlighted Wheeler’s TIPS-MAPP program, which prepares prospective parents for the role of fostering.

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Wheeler Breaks Ground on One Hope Street, Bristol

About 100 state and local leaders, board members, donors, employees, and friends gathered at a groundbreaking ceremony for Wheeler’s planned 46,000-square foot community health center and administrative headquarters at One Hope Street in downtown Bristol on Thursday, September 29th.

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Wheeler Health Chooses Construction Management Firm for Centre Square in Bristol, Reaches 80 Percent of Fundraising Goal

Moving ahead to help anchor the downtown Bristol Centre Square development with professional jobs and accessible health care for the entire community, Wheeler Health has chosen a construction management firm for its planned 46,000-square foot community health center and administrative headquarters on Hope Street. It also has reached 80 percent of its $500,000 fundraising goal for the project, six months after its public launch, thanks to the support of dozens of community- and Wheeler-connected donors. Philanthropic investments in the project now provide for a comprehensive teaching kitchen, allowing Wheeler to expand its nutrition program into Bristol.

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