Partner Spotlight - The Connection

Who is The Connection?

The Connection is a nonprofit organization in Connecticut that offers services in the areas of child welfare, housing, behavioral health and reentry after incarceration.  Our Institute for Innovative Practice applies the resources and knowledge we have gained in the 50 years since we were founded to offer support for other organizations to help them advance their missions and thrive.

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What We Offer!

Our trainings are curated and delivered by industry experts and are available virtually for convenience and safety. 

  • Essential Skills for the Human Service Professional
  • Clinical Best Practice
  • The Successful and Accountable Nonprofit
  • Community Justice
  • The Science of Wellness
  • Corporate Compliance
  • Leadership Development
  • Microsoft Office

Our team of professional consultants have the expertise to guide and support your organization in the following areas:

  • Grant Writing
  • Strategic Plan Implementation
  • Capacity Building
  • Project Management
  • Development & Communications Strategy
  • Preparing Your Organization for Accreditation

Don’t see what you are looking for? Tell us about your unique training needs!

Contact us today to set up your first appointment.
We can design training content to meet your specifications or provide programs we already have for your team at a date, time, and location convenient for you.

All services begin with a free consultation so we can clearly understand your needs.

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How The Connection Serves the Nonprofit Sector!

We understand the unique challenges that nonprofit organizations face to maximize the resources available to best carry out their missions. We share the lessons we have learned in the day-today operations of our own organization to help other organizations thrive.

The Connection has served more than 300 organizations in the past three years in training and consultation. This includes staff from universities, municipalities, other nonprofits, and for-profit companies.

TANGO Members Receive Preferred Rates

We provide a 20% discount off all of our services to Members of TANGO!

Jessica Smith, LMFT
The Connection
100 Roscommon Drive
Middletown, CT 06457
(860) 736-6979


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Membership is complimentary to all Nonprofit organizations thanks to the generosity of our corporate partners.

With over 1,600 nonprofit organizations throughout New England, TANGO has become a powerful community helping nonprofit organizations reach their mission.

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29 South Main Street, Suite 300
West Hartford, CT 06107


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