Resources for Families

Care 4 Kids – Care 4 Kids provides families with assistance in paying for childcare.

Carrot Patch Early Learning Center – 860.664.0622 – Serves infants through preschool.

Clinton Child Care – 860.669.4315 – Programs for infants through school age.

Joel Special Education Preschool – 860.664.6505 – Schedule a preschool screening appointment if you have concerns about your child’s development.

Morgan High School Children’s Corner – Joanne Nunan, 860.664.6504, jnunan@clintonpublic.net – Session meets Columbus Day through Christmas, fee is $25.

Pumpkin Patch Children’s Center – 860.669.0579 – Programs for children 6 weeks to 12 years.

Killingworth Kids Center – 860.663.2433 – Serves infants through preschool.

Red Barn Children’s Center – 860.669.7246 – Preschool and summer programs.


National Association for the Education of Young Children – Great web resource for parents – Visit their website

ERACE – 203.488.5693 – Free English as a Second Language services for parents and children age 3-10.

CT Family Support Network – 203.430.0242 – Help for families raising children with disabilities and special health care needs.

Henry Carter Hull Library – 860.669.2342 – Children’s programs.

Community Renewal Team Head Start – 860.560.5600 – Early childhood programs based on income. Fees are based on a sliding scale and many families pay nothing.

Clinton Social Services – 860.669.7347 – CSS assists residents with basic needs such as energy/fuel, food stamps, referrals, and emergency services.

2-1-1 Connecticut – 2-1-1 provides free and confidential information and referral. Call 2-1-1 for help with food, housing, employment, health care, counseling and more.

Early Childhood Consultation Partnership – Sara Schmidt, LCSW, 860.235.2815, sschmidt@cgccentralct.org – ECCP provides behavioral support through consultation with families and centers.

Clinton Parks & Recreation – 860.669.6901 – Programs for children and adults.

ACES Early Head Start – 855.872.5348 – The Early Head Start program is a parent and child development program for children ages birth to 3.

Clinton Youth and Family – 860.669.1103 – CYF provides individual and family counseling and referral services.

Child and Family Agency –  860.767.0147 – Home and school-based counseling and child care services.

Birth-to-Three – 800.505.7000 – Contact if you have concerns about your child’s (ages birth to 3 years) ability to see, hear, talk, move, or play.

Help Me Grow – 800.505.7000 – Identification of children at risk of behavior problems and referral to appropriate services.

Child First – 203.538.5222 – Home-based early childhood intervention from prenatal to age 5.

HUSKY – HUSKY is the state health insurance program for children.

Community Health Center – 860.664.0787 – Health care and mental health services for families.