WCGMF Discovery

The New Britain Discovery Collaborative brings together parents, childcare providers, the school system, area social service providers and local government to work on improving the lives of New Britain’s children from birth to age 8. The... More

The New Britain Discovery Collaborative brings together parents, childcare providers, the school system, area social service providers and local government to work on improving the lives of New Britain’s children from birth to age 8. The collaborative’s current priorities are:

  • To increase the supply of high quality affordable early care and education
  • To improve the quality of the currently available early care
  • To train parents to advocate on behalf of children


 

Discovery Work

Grant Option: 
Plan Implementation

Population Results Statement: 
All children in New Britain age birth to eight will be safe, healthy and successful learners.

Indicators

Early Care & Education: 
% of children rated ready for kindergarten by their teacher
% of children reading at the goal level of the 3rd grade CMT
Health: 
% of babies born at low birth weight
% of 4 year olds who are obese
Family Support: 
% of mothers without a high school diploma

Community Demographics

Population: 
73,122
DRG: 
I
District Designation: 
Priority/Alliance
ELL Percent: 
16%

Community Contacts

Primary Community Contact: 

David Radcliffe
david@coalitionnbc.org

Kimberly Russo
(860) 493-1108 | krusso@unitedwayinc.org