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British-style “tea party” celebrates Chapel Haven’s unique partnership with Yale Center for British Art

Chapel Haven students and community members enjoyed a unique, British “tea party” last week with the help of docents and staff from the world-renowned Yale Center for British Art. Click here to read a story in the New Haven Register … Continue reading

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Special Olympics Bowling Holiday Classic Draws 85 participants!

Chapel Haven had a huge turnout this weekend for the Special Olympics Bowling Holiday Classic at the Milford AMF Lanes. Chapel Haven Rec Supervisor Michael Verzella reports 85 people bowled, both residential students and community members. Chapel Haven participated in both the … Continue reading

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Register For Open Houses Dec. 6, 2014

Open Houses are scheduled for the following locations: Saturday, December 6, 2014, from 10 a.m. to noon, Chapel Haven, 1040 Whalley Avenue, New Haven, CT: This morning open house is scheduled for a Saturday morning to make it easier for busy … Continue reading

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SAIL Program enjoys Riding High Dude Ranch trip

The SAIL Program recently experienced another travel adventure…this time to Ridin’-Hy Ranch in upstate New York. Eleven individuals accompanied by two staff enjoyed the great outdoors and all the dude ranch had to offer; the group went horseback riding, fishing, … Continue reading

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Open houses continue to draw interested families, next up is Dec. 6

Our October 28 Open House was a great success! Families enjoyed a light dinner, campus tours and the chance to meet and talk to students and staff. They also had the chance to visit our information booths and talk to … Continue reading

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UARTS Chapel Haven rolls out at North Haven site

Chapel Haven is delighted to launch UARTS- Chapel Haven, a new program made possible by a grant from the CT Office of the Arts and Department of Economic Development. Four days a week, 10 Chapel Haven community members are developing … Continue reading

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The 2014 Bowl-a-thon was fun and raised a lot of money!

Chapel Haven’s 10th annual Bowl-a-thon raised a record amount of money – in excess of $41,000 – and drew participation from 140 bowlers. Mike Verzella, supervisor of recreation and the key organizer behind this popular event, said he is grateful … Continue reading

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Tennis, anyone? Chapel Haven rolls out new tennis clinic

Chapel Haven is rolling out its first Tennis Clinic! This fall, students and community members have the chance to sign up and receive top-notch tennis instruction in October sessions from Chapel Haven parent and tennis pro Jerry Weil.  Jerry has … Continue reading

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Chapel Haven President Recognized as Rising Star

Chapel Haven President Michael Storz has been selected by Business New Haven as a “Rising Star” for 2014. Mike is among a prominent group of 14 business and community leaders recognized for their leadership, innovative and dedication in the September … Continue reading

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Chapel Haven’s Founders Nurtured a Dream of Independence 42 years ago

Never underestimate the power of determined parents. That is the lesson behind the founding of Chapel Haven, which started as the dream of a group of parents celebrating their kids’ graduation from Maplebrook School in Amenia, NY in the early … Continue reading

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