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28th Annual Home Tour - May 14, 2020
The Home Tour is CARES’ major fundraising event with 100% of its proceeds directly supporting youth leadership programs, parent workshops and health and wellness programs for the whole community.
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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

Mar
3
Tue
Financial Fitness for Women @ NC Library
Mar 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Mar
10
Tue
Middle/High School: Help Your Child Get Organized & Plan Ahead for Success in School with Less Stress @ Saxe Middle School
Mar 10 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Mar
11
Wed
Middle/High School: The Pressure to be Perfect & Its Unintended Consequences 9:30AM (NCHS PFA Meeting) NCHS, Wagner Room @ NCHS, Wagner Room
Mar 11 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Mar
25
Wed
Middle School: Puberty: Parents, Let’s Talk! @ Saxe Middle School
Mar 25 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Mar
26
Thu
LGBTQIA+: Understanding the Terminology of Identity @ NC Library
Mar 26 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Mar
31
Tue
Preschool/Early Elementary: Book Discussion: How to Talk So Little Kids Will Listen @ New Canaan Country School
Mar 31 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Apr
7
Tue
Middle School: The Ups, Downs & All Arounds of Middle School Friendship @ Saxe Middle School, Auditorium
Apr 7 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Apr
29
Wed
Elementary: A Modern Approach to Feeding Your Family in 2020 @ South School
Apr 29 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
High School Juniors & Seniors: Know Before You Go @ LiveGirl
Apr 29 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
May
14
Thu
28th Annual CARES’ Home Tour
May 14 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 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.