COMMUNITY CENTERS, INC. OF GREENWICH provides homework clubs, tutoring, after-school activities, and summer enrichment programs for kids; therapeutic counseling and supportive social groups for teens, seniors, special needs adults and families in crisis.
Social work is at the heart of all CCI programming. CCI builds trust and lasting relationships with children and families by providing continuity and consistency. CCI removes all financial barriers by offering its services free of charge and providing transportation. CCI is different from other agencies in that its services extend beyond recreation and focus on individual growth and success.
CCI staff and volunteers provide homework assistance and academic encouragement after-school, four days per week at four local elementary schools. One-to-one tutoring can be arranged outside of homework club.
CCI’s Summer Program is an eight-week long, full-day program from Monday through Friday that provides youth with recreational activities and educational opportunities that help reduce summer learning loss. The program is free and CCI provides transportation.
Weekly classes teach information necessary for and required of participants who seek to become US citizens. CCI also provides assistance with forms, transportation, and appointments.
Twice per month, CCI instructors hold English Learning Language classes and offer cultural outings for participants to both learn English and feel more comfortable using the language.
CCI staff offers weekly drop-in and outreach programs, including computer labs and homework assistance, at each of the Greenwich family housing units.
CCI offers a variety of youth groups that meet weekly in a safe environment where participants are free to discuss problems, ask questions, or just talk to social workers.
CCI’s comprehensive Senior Program helps the elderly live independently and lead satisfying lives and includes weekly support groups, individual counseling, shopping excursions, and monthly day trips.
SPECIAL NEEDS GROUPS
Serving young people and adults with developmental disabilities, these groups provide a consistent and safe environment for participants to socialize and discuss personal issues.