Blog Posts

04Dec 2017

Students enrolled in Chapel Haven’s ASAT program will enjoy an expanded college-level class in social communication starting at Southern Connecticut State University in the spring of 2018. For four years, Chapel Haven has collaborated with Southern CT State University’s Department of Communication Disorders to make the class available and meaningful for both university and ASAT […]

13Nov 2017

Chapel Haven drew more than 200 families and friends at its September 15 groundbreaking, celebrating a new chapter in Chapel Haven’s storied history. Chapel Haven is underway with a multi-year campus expansion, with the ultimate goal of providing lifelong services to adults with social and developmental disabilities. Founded in 1972, Chapel Haven empowers 250 adults […]

04Aug 2017

For the last 14 weeks, 38 Chapel Haven adults and staff competed to be named “the Biggest Loser.” Through a competition run by Kim Stack, Chapel Haven’s certified personal trainer (NASM CPT, CES), participants each donated $5 and then had the chance to compete in a  weight-loss competition. Each participant weighed in every week in […]

26Jul 2017

Chapel Haven is an award-winning, nationally accredited school and transition program serving 250-plus adults with a variety of abilities and needs. Chapel Haven occupies a flourishing campus at 1040 Whalley Avenue in New Haven, CT, and a satellite campus in Tucson, AZ called Chapel Haven West. We are underway with a multi-year, multi-million-dollar campus expansion […]

26Jul 2017

Chapel Haven Changes Lives is a new weekly feature that shines a spotlight on our wonderful students and community members as they talk about how independent living has changed their lives. Today, we’re talking to Shawn F. Shawn came to Chapel Haven 20 years ago from her hometown of Westchester, NY, and she admits, it […]

27Jun 2017

Chapel Haven’s PAVE program at Yale-New Haven Hospital has won some wonderful press coverage. Both the New Haven Register and News Channel 8 did stories on the graduation ceremony, which took place June 15 at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Click here to read coverage in the New Haven Register. To see a story that aired on […]

24Feb 2017

A residential student at Chapel Haven West was interviewed by the local NBC TV news affiliate, KVOA, regarding a new way to detect autism in high-risk infants. Thomas Sheliga, who hails from Houston, TX, did a great job sharing his opinion on the importance of early detection. Here’s the news clip: New study finds method […]

09Jan 2018

Chapel Haven’s first benefit tennis tournament, honoring the late Dr. Jerry Berg, was a huge success. The event was organized by CH Parent and tennis coach Jerry Weil and Melissa Lawson, daughter of the late Dr. Jerry Berg. Hosted at the Cullman Heyman Tennis Center at Yale, the event drew 32 registered players from the Greater […]

29Dec 2017

Founded in 1972, Chapel Haven empowers adults with developmental and social disabilities to live independent and self-determined lives. Visit us in 2018 and get your application in for enrollment in a newly renovated campus! Our open houses are an ideal time to learn more about our programs and services, including overviews and tours of the […]

12Dec 2017

In our new “Ask the Expert” series, we are delighted to present a workshop “Autism & The Internet: Sabotage, Safety & Strategies” with internationally renowned autism expert Dr. Laurie Sperry. Learn about the challenges that adults with disabilities face as they surf the Internet, and some great strategies for safe practices. The New Haven Register […]

11Dec 2017

Chapel Haven Trainer Kim Stack is back with her popular “Biggest Loser” competition.  Chapel Haven adults and staff are challenged to join the competition and compete to see who can get the fittest! The “Biggest Loser” competition costs $5 per individual and will run for five months, from Jan. 8 to June 8, 2018. Staff […]