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    GOOD NEWS

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    • Robert J. Butler Heart of LISA, Inc. Recipients 2015

      In 2015, the Board of Directors and staff at LISA, Inc. wanted to find a way to recognize the hard work and dedication of a few members of the LISA, Inc. community who continue to carry out Robert J. Butler's legacy. At our 8th Annual Wine Tasting Event, we awarded the first three recipients; Sharon Mailhot, Brian Farrell, Sr., and Diane Capaldo.
    • Plainville Group Home Renovations

      Plainville Group Home is currently undergoing a massive facelift, including new furniture, paint, floors, offices and hang-out areas. The renovations are needed to operate more efficiently and create a home-like atmosphere for the residents in our care. LISA, Inc's Plainville Group Home wants to be the place girls want to live, and it will soon be one of the most sought-after girl's group homes in the state. Thank you to Chaseland Painting and Brass City Paint and Decor for all of your generous donations!

    • LISA, Inc. Awarded $1,000 Matching Grant from CT Community Foundation

      The Connecticut Community Foundation's Development and Outreach Committee awarded LISA, Inc. with  $1,000 matching challenge sponsorship grant to their 8th Annual Raise Your Spirits Tasting Event to be held on May 3rd, 2015. 
    • JC's Accomplishments

      Plainville Group Home hosted their first Summer Carnival this year and our residents were able to entertain and mingle with their local community. One of our residents, JC, was interviewed by The Plainville Citizen's Adam Stuhlman after her saw her artistic talents and patience with children. Learn more about JC overcoming her obstacles here. 

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    Supporting Events.

    • Welcome to LISA, Inc.'s New Website!

      September 17, 2014

      LISA, Inc. has been undergoing a metamorphisis; changing the form and nature of our old culture into a modernized, welcoming and easy to use format. Our new logo and website serve as breaking-grounds to the community, expressing what LISA, Inc. is really all about. Explore, learn and experience all that LISA, Inc. has to offer in our new website!

    • 8th Annual Raise Your Spirits Again Wine Tasting Event

      January 22, 2015 Our 8th Annual Raise Your Spirits Again! Tasting Event will take place on Sunday, May 3rd from 5-8pm at La Bella Vista in Waterbury. Come enjoy food samples from local restaurants, wine/beer/spirits provided by Nutmeg Fine Wines and Liquors, and possibly claim one of our silent auction or raffle items! More information under events. 
    • Shamrockin' at Shebeen

      February 28, 2015 Join LISA, Inc. and Wolcott's own Shebeen Brewing for a kick-off to your St. Patrick's Day celebrations!  On Saturday, FEbruary 28th 2015 come to Shebeen at 1 Wolcott Rd on Route 69. $25 at the door gets you 3 hours of open-tap, light bites, and raffle prizes.  Entertainment and irish music by Band O Bruthas! 
    • 11th Annual Robert J. Butler Memorial Golf Classic

      September 14, 2015 MARK YOUR CALENDARS!
      Our 11th Annual Robert J. Butler Memorial Golf Classic will take place on Monday, September 14th 2015 at the beautiful Chippanee Golf Course in Bristol, CT. Shot-gun start begins at 12:30pm followed by a cocktail hour, dinner and presentations. Come join the fun as a golfer, dinner guest, sponsor or volunteer! 
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OUR PROGRAMS

Learn more about theprograms that you can help support.

  • Community Based Life Skills (C.B.L.S)

    A non-residential program for youth ages 15-21, located in the Greater Waterbury region. A combination of group and individulized sessions teaching life skills to teenagers in foster care, support the transition to independent living. 

  • LISA's House at Plainville Group Home (PGH)

    LISA's House at Plainville Group Home provides a warm, safe, secure, structured environmet, counseling, therapy and more. Statewide referrals by the Department of Children and Families for females ages 14-21 with mild to moderate mental illness, history of abuse, and/or in foster care. 

  • Supervised Apartments and Independent Living Program (S.A.I.L.)

    Transitional apartments for older adolescent males and females working towards independence- including expectant and parenting mothers. LISA, Inc. owns one and two bedroom condos, with 24/7 staff coverage and support.

  • Youth Excellence Project (Y.E.P.)

    The Youth Excellence Project is a program for adolescent boys ages 13-17 who are in foster care, congregate care or an independent living facility in Connecticut.  Participating youth take part in two half-day workshops per month leading up to a weeklong adventure trip to the Channel Islands National Park in Santa Barbara, CA.