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The First Open Door:
A Safe Place to Face Change, Challenge, Crisis

Featured Programs


Join other women who are asking questions like, How do I restart my life after this divorce?  If I leave this relationship, how do I restart my finances? My children’s sense of normalcy? My personal life? Restart is a positive program for women contemplating or experiencing a relationship change.

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Do you know of a family with a parent battling a serious illness? Are there children? We have a new program to help those children express their feelings and discover that they are not alone in this experience.

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Thank you to these funders who support our work:

Erwin C. Bauer

Charitable Trust

Community supporters throughout Connecticut and beyond.

Thank you for your support!