Every family is Our Focus

Serving Children, Youth, Young Adults, parents and Kinship Caregivers.

Founded in 1999, CCP is  a multi-service agency that provides diverse and creative social, educational and vocational support services in Connecticut. 

Become a Foster Parent or Mentor!

Are you interested in making a difference for a child?

We need foster parents who:

  • Love and understand children and teens
  • Are able to provide a safe and loving home
  • Want to work with a team to help young people
  • Are single, married or in a relationship

We support you with….24/7 support from trained professionals (Care Managers)

  • Free initial and ongoing training
  • Assistance with licensing and training
  • Monthly stipend to care for a child
  • Connections to services and supports for children and caregivers

The One on One Youth Mentoring Program

  • Provides a volunteer mentor for youth ages 6-17 who are involved with either the Department of Children and Families or juvenile probation (Court Support Services Division).
  • Matches mentors with youth based on personality, interests, sexual orientation, gender identity and race
  • Provides training, support, access to social group activities and gift cards/incentives for youth/mentor activities

Click below to learn more!

Our
Programs

Helping children and young people grow up happy, healthy, and successful.

Therapeutic
Foster Care

Our foster care programs help ensure that Connecticut’s neediest children are cared for by loving families.

Foster Family Recruitment, Training
& Support

CCP partners with caregivers, providing 24/7 individualized support and comprehensive training.

Youth Transition
Services

We provide educational support, job training, and job seeking services to young people and adults.

One on One Youth Mentoring

Mentoring programs match qualified adult volunteers with youth in need of additional care and guidance.

Consultation
& Training

Providing educational advocacy to court involved youth to improve educational outcomes and reduce recidivism.

Parenting
Programs

Our Family Development & Support Services help give adults the tools they need to be successful in their most important and rewarding job.

Educational
Support Services

Providing educational advocacy to court-involved youth to improve outcomes and reduce recidivism.

Center for
Kinship Services

Providing support and information to relatives and kinship caregivers.

You can help

How to Get Involved

There are many ways in which you can make a difference for a child or youth of Connecticut. Select an option below to learn more about the opportunities available at CCP.

Volunteer-Foster-Mentor

Learn about our current volunteer opportunities, and more information about foster parent and youth mentorships.

Donate

All donations go directly to program services (unless otherwise indicated by donor) and are tax deductible.

Employment & Internships

Click here to learn about our career and internship opportunities, and submit your application to join our team!

Social, Educational and Vocational Services

Every Family is our focus

The Children’s Community Programs of Connecticut, founded in 1999, is a multiservice agency whose mission is to provide diverse and creative support services to children and families throughout Connecticut. Our goal is to help children, youth and families thrive in their homes and communities.

We provide therapeutic foster care, an alternative school, home visiting services for young parents, and educational advocacy for children and youth. We also offer one-on-one youth mentoring, job training and vocational counseling for youth and young adults. Many services are available statewide.

Interested in being a volunteer mentor or foster parent? Contact us to learn more!

Pathways Academy

Providing an individualized education for students in grades 6 -12 who need more than the traditional school setting can offer.