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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 […]

29Nov 2016

Mark your calendars now for Sunday, Dec. 11, from 1-2 p.m. in the Chapel Haven Outreach Center for an “All-Request” concert by Brittany Maier, a young lady who is blind, has autism and has developed an international reputation as the leading savant pianist in the world. She can play over 20,000 songs by ear and […]