10Mar 2020

The following on March 18, 2020 is the latest communication sent to our staff, families and friends with regard to Coronavirus (COVID-19): Dear Families, Staff and Friends: Dear Chapel Haven Schleifer Center Families and Staff: Today, we received a visitation order from CT Governor Ned Lamont and the state Department of Developmental Services that mandates […]

29Jan 2020

Damaris Garcia, journalism student at Southern Connecticut State University, reported this story in September 18, 2019 as part of Journalism Capstone coursework for Catherine Sullivan-DeCarlo. When Kyle Derman applied for a job at Garden Catering in New Haven, learning the work tasks was not as hard as learning all of the social rules or hidden […]

16Jan 2020

Tuesday was an exciting day on campus as Preston gave an interview to WTNH News Channel 8, the local ABC news affiliate. Sarah Cody and photographer Mike Piskorski spent the morning with Preston and his handler, REACH teacher Danielle Drazen. Preston showed how he helps REACH students day to day at Chapel Haven Schleifer Center, […]

26Dec 2019

Congratulations to Chris Murray, a Chapel Haven community member, who was singled out by the Connecticut Department of Developmental Services for the 2019 DDS Living the Mission award! Chris came to Chapel Haven nearly 30 years ago from his home community of Manhattan, and just recently celebrated his 59th birthday. Chris is a graduate of […]

16Dec 2019

Chapel Haven Schleifer Center is one of five programs that will host a “CT Shore Tour” this spring for visiting educational consultants. The tour is timed to occur as a “pre-conference” tour as part of the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA) conference, taking place May 2020 at the Mohegan Sun casino. “We really value referrals […]