Blog Posts

17Aug 2017

Chapel Haven’s Fall Open houses are an ideal time to visit and learn about the services we provide to adults with developmental and social disabilities. Founded in 1972, Chapel Haven provides lifelong individualized services for people with developmental and social disabilities, empowering them to live independent and self-determined lives. We have broken ground on a […]

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 […]

02Aug 2017

For the third year, second-year students at ASAT were enrolled in a three-week class called Fundamentals of Social Communication at Southern Connecticut State University. Each Monday and Wednesday, they commuted to the Southern campus on their own and did coursework alongside other undergrad students in this college-level class on the basics of social communication in […]

31Jul 2017

Chapel Haven’s Golf Committee has been busy and we have some great prizes lined up for our raffle, including: Packages at elite golf courses, including New Haven Country Club, Baltrusol, Oronoque Country Club – Chapel Haven’s golf tournament includes a fabulous raffle well known for some great golfer packages!     A Jacques Pepin cookbook, […]

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

Last year, we turned golfers away! Now is the time to sign up for Chapel Haven’s Golf Tournament, set for Monday, Oct. 2 at New Haven Country Club in Hamden. Use this form to register and mail your check today! Golf Tournament 2017 Chapel Haven’s golf tournament provides our deserving adults the opportunity to acknowledge […]

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 […]

18Sep 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 […]

12Sep 2017

John D. can still recall the butterflies he felt 10 years ago when he and his parents started looking for a transition program for him after he graduated New Canaan High School. While high school was good for the most part, John found it sometimes difficult to make friends, and couldn’t imagine living a life […]

06Sep 2017

This week, Chapel Haven Changes Lives is proud to feature Chris L., who has been at Chapel Haven since 2004 and has gained an independent and social life. Chris came to Chapel Haven from his hometown of Voorhees, NJ. His life before Chapel Haven consisted of him living at home, and although he enjoyed that, he […]