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    • Give Local

      Funds raised will support pro-social activities, psycho-educational groups, and extra curricular activities for our young people.
    • Robert J. Butler Heart of LISA, Inc. Recipients 2016

      Brian Farrell, Jr. was honored with the Heart of LISA, Inc. award at the 2016 12th Annual Golf Tournament early this fall. Over the past 20 years, Mr. Farrell has generously donated to LISA, Inc., given his time to ensure successful fundraising events, and been a strong advocate of the agency.  
    • The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain awarded $10,000 to LISA, Inc.

      October 1, 2016
      The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain awarded $10,000 to LISA, Inc. to help support strategic planning efforts.  These funds will help to pay to research, develop, and plan for a 3-5 year strategic plan focused on diversifying funding, data-driven decision making, and board development work. 
    • LISA, Inc. held it’s first-ever FRIEND-Raiser on October 5th, 2016.

      October 5, 2016
      LISA, Inc. held it’s first-ever FRIEND-Raiser on October 5th, 2016. Homewood Suites generously donated space for the event, Geno’s Grill donated wonderful appetizers and Paul Gregory’s supported by providing delicious desserts.  Over 20 people from the local area attended, resulting in an outpouring of support for the agency and the residents we serve. Former resident Faith spoke to the group about how LISA, Inc. helped her get on track.  If you would like to be invited to our next FRIEND-raiser, please email nminardi@lisainc.org to get on the mailing list. 
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OUR PROGRAMS

Learn more about the programs that you can help support.

  • Community Based Life Skills (CBLS)

    A non-residential program for youth ages 15-21, located in the Greater Waterbury region. A combination of group and individulized sessions teaching life skills to teenagers in foster care, support the transition to independent living.

  • Lisa's WISH

    Lisa's WISH provides a warm, safe, secure, structured environmet, counseling, therapy and more. Statewide referrals by the Department of Children and Families for females ages 17-20 with mild to moderate mental illness, history of abuse, and/or in foster care.

  • Supervised Apartments and Independent Living Program (SAIL)

    Transitional apartments for older adolescent males and females working towards independence- including expectant and parenting mothers. LISA, Inc. owns one and two bedroom condos, with 24/7 staff coverage and support.

  • Youth Excellence Project (YEP)

    The Youth Excellence Project is a program for adolescent boys ages 13-17 who are in foster care, congregate care or an independent living facility in Connecticut.  Participating youth take part in two half-day workshops per month leading up to a weeklong adventure trip to the Channel Islands National Park in Santa Barbara, CA.