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Chapel Haven Schleifer Center’s Partnership for Achievement through Vocational Experience (PAVE) program has enjoyed a long-standing relationship with it’s first partnering host-business, Yale New Haven Hospital, since the inception of the work-based learning program in 2012. The PAVE at YNHH class, led by Work-Based Learning Specialist, Sue Snowden, organized a winter meet and greet on […]

A panel of adults at Chapel Haven Schleifer Center, Inc. gave often-moving stories as they spoke Nov. 27 about their personal experiences entering the workforce. Listening were representatives from Chapel Haven’s Center for Employment Services and Opportunities (CESO) team, CESO advisors, CESO Executive Director Danielle Chiaraluce and Chapel Haven’s President Michael Storz. Also present was […]

The Chapel Haven Schleifer Center participated in #givingtuesday and raised a record amount of $22,034 in just 24 hours. Giving Tuesday, now in its seventh year, is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Giving Tuesday is observed on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Giving Tuesday kicks off the […]

Zack S. joined the Chapel Haven West (CHW) family in July of 2014, where he proceeded through the two-year residential program learning and implementing independent living skills, social communication skills, and vocational skills. Zack has always had a love for animals, so when thinking through internship opportunities he was able to begin his internship at […]

Chapel Haven’s Center for Employment Services and Opportunities (CESO) is pleased to announce a formal partnership with Ken’s Krew! This partnership can lead to multiple paid jobs in Connecticut’s Home Depot stores. Upon successful completion of training, Ken’s Krew participants will be offered 20 hours of work per week – and top-performing part-time employees may […]

Chapel Haven Schleifer Center, Inc. residents, families and community leaders gathered on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, to celebrate the most extensive campus expansion in the organization’s 46-year history. The festive event included: A ceremony and tours to celebrate the grand opening of the new residential and classroom building housing Chapel Haven’s REACH program, which helps adults […]

Chapel Haven has had some amazing publicity as of late. Chapel Haven helped organize Autism Awareness Day at the CT tennis open, with partners Clifford Beers and ASD Fitness. We had a great turnout of prospective families and also some fabulous coverage from WTNH News Channel 8 and health report Jocelyn Maminta. Enjoy these two stories: […]