Blog Posts

07Jun 2016

On May 11, participants in Chapel Haven’s SAIL program organized and held their own formal dinner dance for the first time. The event took place at Amarante’s on New Haven’s East Shore. The SAIL adults formed a committee and planned every detail, right down to the food and the music played. Says staffer Tim Cenabre, […]

21Mar 2016

Chapel Haven paused Monday, March 21, 2016, to mark World Down Syndrome Day. Students and community members gathered in the Chapel Haven Outreach Center to sign a large mural marking the important day and to pose for some photo-ops. News Channel 8 was on hand to capture the event for the evening news. Monday, March […]

16Sep 2015

For three weeks Chapel Haven Out to Art students, along with teachers, met to create this fabulous poster for the Connecticut Art Docent Network Symposium, “Art For All.” The project was led by Jaime Ursic; Assistant Curator of Education at Yale Center for British Art, using George Stubbs’s “Zebra” as a model. The group peeled […]

23Jul 2015

Chapel Haven is already known as a happy place for its employers and the adults we serve. Our staff turnover rate is an enviable 6 percent in a field where the rate is often 50 percent or higher, meaning staff like what they are doing and they stay with it! But things have gotten even […]