Liberty Bank Announced as New Partner

The Light House is pleased to announce a new partnership with Liberty Bank for the 2019 year. This partnership will give us the ability to increase our presence in the community through additional events and outreach, while continuing to provide programming and services to individuals in the Southeastern Connecticut area. Liberty Bank has a strong tradition of investing in the success of its communities and this partnership displays their commitment to improving the outcomes of nonprofits that they work with. We are looking forward to working with them to create a better Connecticut. Established in 1825, Liberty Bank is Connecticut’s oldest bank, with banking offices throughout the central,

The Light House Announces New Director of Adult and Transition Services

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Will Robinson as the organization’s Director of Adult and Transition Services at the New London Community Campus. “We’re exceptionally pleased that Will has taken on this leadership role,” said Executive Director, Kassidy Brown. “His broad knowledge in disability services coupled with years of experience working in the field make him well positioned to lead our Community Campus going forward. His passion and commitment to our organization and his deep knowledge in vocational development will enable him to help The Light House plan more effectively for the future, expand programming, and introduce innovative approaches to our supports.” Will Robin

The Day profiles "Day In The Life" at The Light House

As part of The Day’s special nonprofit series in December, reporters went behind the scenes to see what local charities and nonprofit organizations in Eastern Connecticut are doing to serve the people they help. Day staff writer Erica Moser chose The Light House to shadow after reading about the work we do at our Community Campus, an individualized and participant-driven adult day service option which focuses on life skills instruction, community engagement, and pre-vocational training for adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Erica followed around Community Campus staff over the course of a day to meet with participants and get to know the program. With everyone gearing u

Nonprofit Grant Program Awards Community Campus with Grant

We are excited to announce that we have been awarded a $156,444 grant from the Connecticut Office of Policy and Management through their Nonprofit Grant Program for the purchase of two new wheelchair accessible vans and the renovation of the lighting and rooftop units at our New London building. The Nonprofit Grant Program was created in August 2013 by Governor Malloy as a way of helping nonprofit health and human service agencies ensure that their funding goes towards assisting those most in need of their services. The program has invested a total of $105 million in hundreds of the state’s nonprofit organizations since its launch. This grant will allow us to purchase two new wheelchair acce

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