Special thanks to our community partner Bank of America

These supplies will save the agency significant funds and help keep our staff and clients safe as we continue to deal with the pandemic.

Fellowship Place continues to be open for in-person activities, making it a priority to always have an adequate supply of PPE in stock.

Berkley Human Services features Fellowship Place 60th Anniversary Gala

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Thank You to the Callahan Family for Your Generous Support!

Volunteer Mike Callahan and his family have provided agency employees with lunch two times a week throughout the partial shutdown (required due to the corona-virus crisis). The employees are helping to make certain agency clients receive a minimum level of service, including daily “to go” meals, cleaning supplies, and masks. The agency has also kept the Fellowship Inn open so our homeless clients have access to free showers and laundry facilities. We are so grateful to the Callahan family for their generosity and recognition of the sacrifices is staff is making to keep the agency at least partially open.

Shown: volunteer Mike Callahan (right) and Alan Thayer, Fellowship Place’s Food Service Coordinator are unloading Mike’s car.

Peace and Serenity this Holiday Season from Fellowship Place

Fellowship Place Receives Organizational Leadership Award from the Consultation Center

Fellowship Place is this year’s recipient of the Organizational Leadership Award given annually by The Consultation Center, a collaboration of the Yale School of Medicine Dept. of Psychiatry and the CT Mental Health Center. The award recognizes a nonprofit agency that makes outstanding contributions to the promotion of health & wellness, the prevention of mental health and substance abuse problems, and the enhancement of equity and social justice. Congratulations to the staff and Board of Directors of Fellowship Place for the vision, dedication, and hard work that has helped the agency grow to meet the ever-changing needs of individuals who suffer from serious mental illness.  State Representative Toni Walker of New Haven was also honored for legislative advocacy.

Pictured from left to right: Derrick Gordon, Joy Kaufman (from The Consultation Center), Mary Guerrera of Fellowship Place, Representative Toni Walker, and Dr. Jacob Tebes, Executive Director The Consultation Center.

Greetings from Camp CONNRI

Members of the Fellowship Place community enjoyed a wonderful vacation last week at Camp CONNRI, a vacation and retreat center sponsored by the Salvation Army. Activities ranged from boating & swimming to making S’mores around the fire pit. Our annual trip to Camp CONNRI provides our clients a welcome respite from urban life and a chance to try new things like shuffleboard and archery. Special thanks to supporters of the Birgitta Johnson Campership fund for donations to cover some of the costs associated with the trip and to the Salvation Army for their warm hospitality.