Laurel House’s Supported Education program helps high school seniors succeed in the transition to college

(Ad) While the rush of graduation season often feels freeing and full of hope, for some students it can be fraught with worry. As adolescents prepare to take the next step of their educational journeys, thoughts of doubt and anxiety can creep in. Laurel House offers services to manage these emotions through Supported Education. The […]

Laurel House announces winners of scholarship for Black and Latino students pursuing social work in CT

Three students were recently selected for a scholarship that intends to help diversify the makeup of Connecticut’s mental health professionals Laurel House opened applications for its Social Work Racial Equity Scholarship earlier this year. The Stamford-based nonprofit has served people with mental health conditions in Fairfield County since 1984. Read the Full Article

Town Teaming Up with Laurel House To Provide Services at Canaan Parish, Millport Apartments

The town is availing itself of a Stamford-based nonprofit organization to help provide services to residents of affordable housing in New Canaan. Members of the New Canaan Department of Human Services “have found there’s needed services possibly at Canaan Parish and Millport Apartments, bringing some information and help to those that might need it but […]

Laurel House offers community needed “resources to recover”

Recently, a desperate mother reached out to Laurel House’s Denise Vestuti for help. Her 16-year-old son had been self-harming due to a difficult break-up with his girlfriend. The mother brought him to the emergency room of the local hospital, but he was turned away because he wasn’t suicidal. At a loss, she reached out to […]

The helpful assistance of the Greenwich Department of Human Services does not end at the town’s borders

Greenwich Times, Sunday August 2, 2020By: Ken Borsuk As part of its ongoing work with its community partners, the department recently awarded Laurel House Inc. in Stamford a $20,000 grant to fund its supported education program. The nonprofit agency is located in Stamford, but the funding will go to assist Greenwich residents who are either existing […]

Laurel House to Recognize Meier

Westport News  Friday, April 13, 2018   Laurel House, Inc. will recognize Kim Meier as the 2018 Farifield/Westport Town Champion at its annual dinner dance, on Saturday, April 21, at the Delamar, Greenwich Harbor. This year’s theme, “Succeeding in the Community,” highlights the productive lives of Laurel House program participants. Meier is being honored for her […]