Mission in Action

  • AdvocacyCrucial_Oliver.pdf_-_Adobe_Acrobat_Pro.jpgHORIZONS Advocates for Connecticut Nonprofits

    Kudos to James Oliver! With an article in the Summer issue of NONPROFIT ADVANTAGE, James speaks out for those whose voices often go unheard in Hartford.

    CLICK HERE FOR MORE

  • Summer Camp Continues: Intake Day Two

    LeftyA new session gets underway as campers are welcomed on a beautiful July afternoon.

    More pictures HERE.

  • IMG 0893 640x49635th Year of Summer Camp Begins!

    Celebration was the name of the game as Horizons welcomed 150 campers to the first session of summer camp 2014! More pictures HERE

  • JP7 5223.jpgA GRAND OPENING!

    Thank you to everyone who helped make the Commons Dedication Ceremony a grand and glorious occasion! More pictures HERE.

    Click HERE to watch the new "Every Step" Horizons video.

  • CURRENT JOB OPENINGS

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    TWO positions:

    -Full-time Nurse

    -Part-time Nurse

    CLICK HERE to find out more

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    Kenny Cashes In!

    Kenny Morse earns some spending cash and helps clean up the environment at the same time.

    CLICK HERE to read more.

  • Sarah B-1 2SERVICE WITH A SMILE!

    Sarah Boyle, pictured here with her boss, Jay Merluzzo, is enjoying her new job at Mitchell's Restaurant in Vernon.

    CLICK HERE to read more.

Supported Living


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Supported Employment & Options

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Educational Support Services

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Kerri Art Studio & Gallery

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25th Annual Golf Tournament

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25th Annual Golf Tournament

 

Early Bird Package Extended to July 15th!

 

You Are Invited! On Monday, August 4th, 2014, friends and associates of Horizons will gather at Blackledge Country Club for our annual golf tournament for the benefit of Horizons. 

Highlights of the best ball (scramble format) tournament include dinner and a cocktail reception, silent auction, door prizes, golf awards for best team scores, closest-to-the-pin and longest drive, plus a pre-tournament putting contest. Polish up your putter and get ready to win!

 

Splash with Panache - A gala to benefit Horizons

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CoLoR UnCoRkEd - Uncork your creative side!

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Book tickets online at www.kerriquirk.com/coloruncorked/
Location: Kerri ArtStudio and Gallery, 861 Main St, Willimantic, CT 06226

WHY HORIZONS?

  • Jason Williams"...because Horizons' person-centered philosophy is second to none. I can think of no other place I'd rather work."
  • Danielle Christensen"...because working here gives me the ability to change people’s lives; that’s a gift you can’t buy.”
  • LaSal Jordan
     "...because Horizons gives opportunities to people with developmental disabilities in all aspects of their life, promoting hard work and success."
  • Lisa Manville"...because I wanted to expand my nursing career and work somewhere where what I do actually matters."
  • Rachel Macdonald"...because I wanted the opportunity to meet new people and form new relationships."
  • Andrew Starkey
    "...because I’ve always had a strong desire to assist others who need someone in their corner.”
  • vanessa ortiz
    "...because I've worked at other jobs that have not been fulfilling. Horizons is a genuine place of care and I want to be a part of it."
  • Aaron Zambarano Dec 2012“...because I like the idea of feeling good about what I’ve done at the end of the day."
  • Jessica Orange"...because there is a great sense of community and I am excited to be a part of it."

  • Priscilla Arriaga"...because of the opportunity  to grow and the chance to work with others and learn."
  • Ronnette McDonald SL
     "...because I am excited to be a part of something so meaningful to the lives of others.”
  • Maureen Davis
     "...because I wanted to do something meaningful. I am passionate about this type of work."
  • Megan Barbour
    "...because I want a more meaningful and fulfilling job and the chance to work with people with different needs.”
  • Anna Caruso
    "...because I was drawn to the energy. I am able to utilize all my talents to help reveal the talents and gifts of others.”
  • Ed Adelman"...because, after 30 years as a special ed teacher, it gives me the chance to continue working closely with people to help them be successful ."
  • Jamie Salvatore“...because I want to help make a difference.”
  • Nicholas Green
     "...because I want to make a difference in people’s lives and help them out."
  • Erica Borst
    "...because I really enjoy working with others and there is always an opportunity to learn something new."
  • Kelly Holden
    "...because I admire the work they do on an individual and community basis."
  • Seth Grunwald"...because I love to help others and gain experience in all fields."
  • Britta
    "...because everyone’s great. I have learned a lot working here.”
  • Engborg Steven“...because it's a unique group I share a common goal with, to create relationships that positively affect people’s lives.”
  • KELLY TORF2"...because they use positive programming and the support is individualized."

  • Chuck Sauer"...because I want the opportunity to interact with people and help them on a daily basis.”
  • Elizabeth Darney
     "...because the individuals that you get to spend your time with and support are rewarding, inspirational and amazing.”
  • Daniel Sgro
     "...because I like to do work which helps people expand and enrich their lives.”
     
  • Burns Ciara"...because I want to be part of something bigger."

  • Roger Roberge
    "... because I had the opportunity to see the pride people showed in what they were doing & I said to myself, That’s a company I want to be a part of."
  • Blanca Alejo de Peralta
    "...because Horizons treats their employees with professionalism. And the best part is that Horizons is making a positive change in people's lives."

Horizons Video

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Click Here to see the full "Every Step" video and the rest of the Horizons Videos!