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Chapel Haven artist has taken his talent to the road!

Chapel Haven graduate Vito Bonanno has taken his artistic talent on the road with a van transformed into an art gallery. TRUCK’N WITH VITO is the name of his gallery on wheels and its purposes is to travel to venues … Continue reading

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Get ready for the 2014 Bowlathon!

It’s not too early to get out your bowling shoes and start practicing for Chapel Haven’s 10th annual Bowl-a-thon, which will take place on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, 1-4 p.m. at Amity Lanes. Last year’s event was a resounding success, … Continue reading

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REACH graduates take the joyous step into independence

NEW HAVEN – This year’s graduates of Chapel Haven’s REACH program were spirited as they took the joyous walk down the aisle in their caps and gowns on June 20, thanking family, staff and most of all the friends who … Continue reading

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Eight Graduate from Chapel Haven West and move into community life

Successful internships, jobs, college,  life skills and lasting friendships celebrated at Chapel Haven West graduation Eight students graduated from Chapel Haven West’s two-year residential program on June 8. The graduation ceremony, held at the Tucson Marriott, was attended by parents, … Continue reading

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Project SEARCH Graduation a Joyous Event

Eight Project SEARCH interns from Chapel Haven were lauded at a joyous graduation ceremony June 19 at Yale-New Haven Hospital, thronged by hospital supervisors, Chapel Haven staff and proud, beaming parents. “I remember when you started,” said Lynelle Abel, Director of … Continue reading

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ASAT graduation a testament to independence

Rubin Levinson said at one time he spent so much time in front of a computer that his mom would say when Rubin went away to college, he was going to find, “a skeleton with a baseball hat.” But the … Continue reading

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Chapel Haven students honored for bringing “sunshine” to Tower One/Tower East

Two Chapel Haven community members received special awards on May 29 for bringing sunshine and joy to the residents of Tower One/Tower East, an apartment and assisted living community in New Haven. Honored were Andy Schlessinger and Eric Kay, who … Continue reading

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Family Weekend draws 500 friends and families!

Chapel Haven celebrated its 42nd anniversary on Sunday, April 27 with a showing of nearly 500 friends and family members at Woodwinds in Branford. Stay tuned for more photos to come from the wonderful day! The festive event included a … Continue reading

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Chapel Haven Community Member Organizes His Own Seder

A big congratulations to Chapel Haven Community Member Sam Shwartz, who hosted his own Seder in his apartment at Chapel Haven. Sam hosted a Passover Seder for 13 friends. The conversation was brisk, the laughs were plenty and they ate … Continue reading

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Chapel Haven’s Diana Bilezikian publishes handy guide!

Chapel Haven has an author in the house! Diana Bilezikian, a graduate of Scarsdale High School and a longtime Chapel Haven community member, is the author of the just-published book, “Dear Diana…Diana’s Guide to Independent Living – For Adolescents and … Continue reading

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