Norwalk's Child Guidance Center Gets Grant To Help Trauma Treatment

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The Child Guidance Center of Mid-Fairfield County has received a $35,000 grant.
The Child Guidance Center of Mid-Fairfield County has received a $35,000 grant. Photo Credit: Child Guidance Center of Mid-Fairfield County Facebook Page

NORWALK, Conn. -- The Child Guidance Center of Mid-Fairfield County has received a $35,000 grant from the Fairfield County Community Foundation (FCCF).

This money will help to fund the surge in demand for trauma-related treatment services for children up to 19 years old. The agency serves the towns of Norwalk, New Canaan, Darien, Westport, Weston, and Wilton.

“This $35,000 grant from FCCF further enables the Child Guidance Center to provide trauma treatment services to our community's most vulnerable children and youth. We are most grateful to FCCF for this generous grant,” said Stuart Greenbaum, executive director of the center, in a statement.

“We are pleased to support the center’s evidence-based programs addressing the trauma challenges of our community’s children, youth and their families,” FCCF Program Director Nancy M. von Euler said in a release.

The center works with children, youth and their families facing behavioral health crises. Since the Child Guidance Center of Mid-Fairfield was founded in 1956, it has provided comprehensive mental and behavioral health services to thousands of children and their families

For more information, call 203-299-1315 or visit the website.

The Fairfield County Community Foundation promotes the growth of community and regional philanthropy to improve the quality of life throughout Fairfield County. Individuals, families, corporations and organizations can establish charitable funds and contribute to existing funds.

The foundation has awarded over $168 million in grants to nonprofits in Fairfield County and beyond. For more information, visit its website.

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