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01Aug 2017

Chapel Haven Changes Lives this week focuses on Spencer K. Spencer came to Chapel Haven from his hometown of Meredith, New Hampshire in 2007. He went through the REACH program for two years, and then moved into his own apartment in the community. Today, he works in Chapel Haven’s café, which gives him a sense […]

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 […]

09Feb 2017

Chapel Haven West’s vocation department has many exciting developments coming in February. Recently, Chapel Haven West partnered with Not Your Typical Deli, a full service delicatessen and bakery located in Gilbert, Arizona. In addition to serving local, high quality, and unique food options, they are also dedicated to providing training and employment opportunities to adults […]

18Jan 2017

Chapel Haven has once again earned the highest level of accreditation by CARF – a three-year term of accreditation, demonstrating that Chapel Haven’s model of service meets the highest international benchmarks of excellence. “We are pleased to once again earn the CARF designation of approval,” said Chapel Haven President Michael Storz. “CARF’s experienced surveyors did […]

05Jan 2017

Chapel Haven community member Mike H. has a new friend to hang around with and take care of. His name is Buddy, and he is a four-year-old Jack Russell Terrier rescued from a high kill shelter in Tennessee and brought to Animal Assisted Therapy Services (AaTs) in Woodbridge, CT to train as an emotional support […]

04Jan 2017

Everybody knows that college requires a minimum level of academic ability. What is less well-known is how challenging college can be for students on the autism spectrum, or with social communication deficits. On Jan. 25, Kenneth Hosto, executive director of Chapel Haven West, and Ryan Shoemaker, speech-language pathologist, will present a workshop to professionals attending […]

26Dec 2016

Chapel Haven has been chosen by Forbes Magazine Senior Editor Kelly Phillips Erb for her popular “12 Days of Charitable Giving” column. “It’s the eighth day of my 12 Days of Charitable Giving. Readers have suggested deserving charities over the past few weeks, and I’ll be posting one a day for – well, 12 days […]