Are you currently taking care of an elderly family member or friend? Or thinking that you might need to care for someone elderly soon? Come join us when you can for our Eldercare support group. It meets every 2nd Thursday of the month from noon-1:00. Our current format is to have an open meeting by those attending who can share stories and ask questions. No registration required. If you would like to be on the Eldercare distribution list, please email Pamela Heath-Johnston.UConn Area Newcomers Network (UCANN)
Since September 2009 UCANN has been providing a forum for UConn area newcomers, members, and local people to exchange valuable information and experiences, spend time together, have fun, make friends, find intellectual stimulation, and develop a sense of belonging within the University of Connecticut community. It is facilitated by volunteers. Visit the UCANN website for additional information, meeting times and locations.
Breastfeeding at Work
Camps and Other Programs for Children and Teens
- KASET (Kids are Scientists and Engineers Too)
University of Connecticut, June – August
This exciting program for students entering 5th through 10th grades includes 5‐morning modules from 9 ‐ 12 in hands‐on archaeology, astronomy, chemistry, biomedical engineering, junior engineering, iMovie making and physics, and a three‐day module (2 mornings and one full‐day trip) in marine science.
- 2016 UConn Football Summer Clinics (high school athletes)
- UConn Community School of the Arts
- Ballard Institute & Museum of Puppetry
- UCann Cook Camps
2-1-1 Child Care Infoline –CT information resource that maintains current listings of all state licensed child care centers and family day care homes, as well as listings for nanny agencies, nursery schools, play groups and summer camp programs in Connecticut.
UConn, Storrs, Child Development Labs – The Uconn Child Development Laboratories provide a safe, supportive, and nurturing environment that offers developmentally appropriate programming for children 6 weeks – 5 years of age.
Childcare/Early Learning and more-Storrs
Childcare Subsidies, College Savings and UConn child Dependent Tuition
- Connecticut Higher Education Trust Fund (CHET)
State of Connecticut official 529 College Savings Plan
Contact: Rey Longoria, (203) 281-2434
- Dependent Care Assistance Program (DCAP)
A State of Connecticut employee benefit program to help manage dependent care expenses while reducing annual taxes
- AAUP Child Care Reimbursement Program
Reimbursement program for members of the UConn Chapter of the American Association of University Professors
- UCPEA Child Care Reimbursement Program
Reimbursement program for members of the University of Connecticut Professional Employees Association
This State of Connecticut site provides information on programs which may help you pay for your child care
- Childcare Tax Credit Info
The IRS’s tip page on the tax credit
- Tuition Benefits
Child Development and Parenting
A service of resources from the CT Department of Children and Families
- Connecticut Birth to Three System
Provides information on typical child developmental milestones and what to do if your child is not developing as expected.
- UConn KIDS (Kids in Developmental Science)
A consortium of research labs at UConn at the Storrs, Hartford and Waterbury branches, who study a wide range of topics in child behavior and development – spanning social, cognitive and language areas. Provides information on typical child developmental milestones and what to do if your child is not developing as expected.
- Alzheimer’s Association
The Alzheimer’s Association is the world’s leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. The 24 hour helpline is 800.272.3900. The Regional Office is located at 19 Ohio Ave, Norwich, CT. phone 860.887.3593. Kristine Johnson is the Eastern Regional Director.
- Connecticut 211-Older Adults
- My Place CT
Provides consumers with information about health and transportation services, long-term care program and in-home care.
- Senior Resources, Agency on Aging
Connecticut’s Area Agencies on Aging are private, nonprofit organizations that serve the needs of older persons as a focal point and resource center for information, program development and advocacy.
- Dependent Care Assistance Program (DCAP)
An employee benefit program to help manage dependent care expense.
- Assisted Living
Juniper Hill Village, (860) 429.9933