TOGETHER...CREATING COMMUNITY

Thames River Community Service. Inc.  provides safe housing and support services for families experiencing homelessness, domestic violence, substance abuse or mental illness.  The agency promotes family wellness, self-sufficiency and housing stability.
    
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CELEBRATING 27 YEARS OF SERVICE​​​​

1992  Thames River Family Program (TRFP) groundbreaking and start of
           Transitional Housing Program
1993  Received the "Maxwell Award for Excellence"
2000 
Received contract for the Beyond Shelter Program
2008  Collaboration with Thames
Valley Council for Community Action (TVCCA)
           on region’s Housing Prevention and Rapid Rehousing Program (HPRP)
2008  Awarded a Supportive Housing Program (SHP) contract from the CT State
           Dept. of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS)
2013  Collaboration with TVCCA on the Connecticut Rapid Rehousing Program
2014  Joined the region’s Coordinated Access Network (CAN) to provide quicker

           access to housing and resources for homeless or unstably housed families
2014  Began to prioritize housing and services to meet the demand for young parents

           between 18 and 24 
2017  Became the only program in Connecticut to exclusively serve families

           with young adults as head of household
2018  Awarded a Youth Rapid Rehousing Program (YRRH) contract
           from the CT State Dept. of Housing 
 

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