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Links to services in New Canaan, CT  06840

  • Arts For Healing 24 Grove Street, New Canaan, CT.  Music and Art Therapy for children (toddlers through teens) with disabilities.  Call (203) 972-2982. Summer program being offered.
  • Challenge Baseball – This team, organized in Darien, welcomes baseball players with disabilities from both Darien and New Canaan.  For more info, call Charlie Santos-Buch, Commissioner of Darien Little League Challenger Division (203) 656-3610; Diane Schlinkert, Director of Challenger Division (203) 655-3030; Lynn Gagliardi, Buddy Coordinator of Challenger Division (203) 656-1612
  • Child Guidance Center of Southern Connecticut, 51 Main Street, New Canaan, CT 06840 (203) 966-3967
  • Getabout, Inc. – Transportation for those who are “transportation challenged.”  123 Forest Street, New Canaan, CT   (203) 972-7433.
  • New Canaan Cares –  Programs to enhance overall health and well being of individuals and families. (203) 966-7862.  For more info, check their website at
  • New Canaan Mounted Troop –  Our therapeutic equine care and adaptive riding programs serve both children and adults with special needs. Contact : Caroleigh Evarts at or 203-966-0634. More info at
  • New Canaan Public Schools, Department of Special Education.  Darlene Pianka, Director.  Special Education Offices, 39 Locust Street, New Canaan, CT  06840.  (203) 594-4020.  New Canaan Public Schools provides special education services to students from preschool through age 21.
  • New Canaan Therapeutic Swim – at the YWCA, 564 South Avenue, New Canaan, CT  (203) 966-4528. Several other activities and classes for individuals with disabilities in addition to swimming.
  • Music and Arts for Humanity (203) 966-3300
  • SPED*NET New Canaan, Network of parents and professionals in New Canaan who are interested in Special Education and Section 504 issues.
  • Summer Theatre of New Canaan:  Telephone: 203-966-4634
    Website: http://
    Offers a summer theatre program for children with special needs aged 8-18. 
  • TOPSoccer – a local soccer team which encourages players with disabilities to participate.  For more info, contact (Debbie Simpson).
  • Town of New Canaan Dept. of Human Services Vine Cottage, 77 Main Street, New Canaan, CT (203) 594-3076
  • Town of New Canaan Recreation Dept. Waveny House, New Canaan, CT   (203) 594-3600
  • Town of New Canaan Youth Commission 77 Main Street, New Canaan, CT   (203) 594-3076
  • United Way of New Canaan, 28 Vitti Street, New Canaan, CT   (203) 966-4447
  • Volunteer Center of New Canaan 67 Main Street, New Canaan, CT  (203) 594-3083
  • YMCA of New Canaan, 564 South Avenue, New Canaan, CT – Offering classes for youth of all ages with special needs.

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