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We need YOUR SUPPORT especially NOW during our ANNUAL APPEAL. Support our mission to promote healthy lifestyles for youth and families!

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STRENGTHENING FAMILIES with cutting edge parent workshops that address challenges our children and parents face today.
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BUILDING COMMUNITY by bringing together local organizations, schools and town leaders to support our mission.
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EMPOWERING YOUTH through leadership programs for elementary to high school age students.
New Canaan Cares, Youth Programs

Youth Programs

Empowering youth to make positive life choices

Parent Programs

Strengthening families with cutting edge programs

Community Programs

Building connections among all age groups

What is Happening at CARES

Upcoming Events

May
26
Tue
SCREENAGERS: NEXT CHAPTER – An ONLINE Movie Showing
May 26 – Jun 9 all-day
Jun
9
Tue
Spring 2020 Leadership Graduation via ZOOM
Jun 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Jun
11
Thu
Creating Balance Emotionally and Socially During Re-Entry
Jun 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Oct
1
Thu
Home Tour Patron Party
Oct 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Oct
21
Wed
Parents and High School Teens: Mental Health TEDx Speaker @ New Canaan Library, Lamb Room
Oct 21 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Our Mission

New Canaan CARES is an independent, non-profit community organization whose purpose is to advance the health and well-being of youth and families. CARES provides responsive educational programs that support and strengthen parenting skills, positive youth development, and healthy lifestyles – free-of-charge.