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Name of the Organization
Farnam Neighborhood House
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Liz Gambardella
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Early Childhood, Youth, Education, Adult Education
Description Interest
Nursery School:
Farnam has operated the popular state licensed child day-care program since 1968. The program provides a safe nurturing environment and a variety of creative learning experiences for children ages 3 to 5 that contribute to the physical, social, emotional and intellectual development of the total child.

After School Program:
Homework help, team sports, arts & crafts, game room, field trips, dance & drama and more for children ages 7 to 12.

Saturday Program:
In-house Biddy Basketball league, arts & crafts, game room and other enrichment activities for children ages 7 to 14.

Youth Leadership Program:
Designed to develop the leadership skills of children ages 12 to 15 to help make their neighborhood a better place.

Evening Teen Program:
Basketball teams and leagues, game room, computer lab, homework help and weightlifting. Teens ages 13 through 18 plan and implement special events, community service projects, group & peer discussions and educational activities. The evening teen program meets Monday through Friday from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

Summer Youth Employment Program:
In partnership with Youth@Work, The Farnam Neighborhood House serves as a worksite for teens ages 14 through 17 providing on-the-job work experience, training and counseling. In addition, The Farnam Neighborhood House provides a comprehensive and coordinated family focused programs which serve families and, through them, their entire neighborhoods.

Social Programs:
Special Interest Groups, support groups, volunteer opportunities, cultural festivities, "Pot Luck" suppers, neighborhood events and food, clothing & toy drives.

Community Gardening:
In cooperation with the New Haven Land Trust and Community Greenspace, Farnam encourages neighbors to work together, growing flowers and vegetables while beautifying their surroundings.

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At 3:35am on April 25, 2010, Community's Corner Group said…
Hi Ms. Liz
Glad to see you promoting these great program.
My son being there for 5 years and just have good things tosay about this place.

Thank you for supporting the working moms of Fair Haven.
At 3:12pm on April 19, 2010, Lee Cruz said…
Welcome to GNHCommunity, the place for Greater New Haven nonprofits to exchange information about activities, events and services. Please post and share information that you think will interest the staff of other nonprofits or that you would like to have them share with clients.

Also let me know about events like the upcoming festival and I will post them to our neighborhood website. You can see the post for your upcoming festival here:

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