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CONNECTICUT PROTECTION AND ADVOCACY AGENCY

Office of Protection and Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities
60-B Weston Street
Hartford, CT 06120-1551
Phone: (860) 297-4300
TDD: (860) 566-2102
Toll Free: (800) 842-7303
Fax: (860) 566-8714

Email: OPA-Information@po.state.ct.us
Website: http://www.opa.ct.gov

Executive Director: James McGaughey (Jim)
Email: james.mcgaughey@po.state.ct.us

The Education Association of Christian Homeschoolers of CT

10 Moosehorn Rd, West Granby, CT 06090
Phone: (860) 435-2890
Email: teachct@teachct.org
Website: http://www.teachct.org

TEACH is a state-wide organization serving CT homeschooling parents. We are committed to help, support, inspire, and protect families in their God-given right to direct the education of their children, regardless of religious affiliation. Our annual convention is held in June.

Between Counties

Fairfield and New Haven Counties
Contact: Stacey Freddino
Email: betweencounties@aol.com
Website: http://www.borntoexplore.org/bc/

We are an inclusive homeschool support group that serves Fairfield and New Haven Counties. We have members from Greenwich to Waterbury and from Ridgefield to Hamden. Our members represent many curriculums and religions. We have monthly support meetings, weekly park dates during the fall and the spring, weekly gym day year-round, and a teen group with meetings and outings. Membership is free.

Charter Oak Family Resource Center

402 Pond Bridge Road, Windsor, CT 06095
Phone: (860) 693-6877
Email: esthersos@aol.com

A Christian support group created to help support, encourage, and defend the freedom of families.

Christian Homeschooling Adults Leading Kids (CHALK)

Serving Derby, Seymour, Shelton, Ansonia, Milford, Stratford, Orange, West Haven, New Haven, and surrounding CT towns.
Contact: Kim Pasquini
Email: chalknews@sbcglobal.net
Website: http://www.chalknews.net

Providing Christian homeschooling families with prayer support, encouragement, a network of resources, and social events including Mom's Night Out, field trips, and gatherings for the whole family (picnic, yearly fair, graduation, etc.)

Connecticut Homeschool Network (CHN), Inc.

P.O. Box 115, Goshen, CT 06756
Website: http://www.cthomeschoolnetwork.org

CT Homeschool Network (CHN) is Connecticut's statewide information and support network. The CHN website provides information about how to get started, educational approaches to consider, and the legalities of homeschooling in Connecticut. You will also learn where to find support and other homeschoolers with whom you can network and form a community.

CT Cooperative of Home Educators East of the River (CHEER)

P.O. Box 629, Columbia, CT 06237
Email: info@ct-cheer.com
Website: http://www.ct-cheer.com

This group has a community focus for homeschooling families who live east of the Connecticut River. It functions as a collaborative effort between families in area towns, to do community outreach for new homeschoolers, networking, and assorted group events year round. Free monthly newsletter. There is no fee for joining this group.

CT Homeschoolers' Inclusive

Serving the state of CT
Contact: Jean or Mae
Email: cthomeschoolersinclusive-owner@yahoogroups.com
Website: http://www.cthomeschoolersinclusive.org

Our goal is to connect and support all CT homeschoolers. The Yahoo Message Group is the hub of our activity, allowing homeschoolers across the state to connect to share ideas, methods, events and support. Our goal is to work cooperatively with all national and local homeschool groups, and we support the efforts of the Connecticut Homeschool Network (CHN) and the work of NHELD and HSLDA. While the majority of our connections will be made on-line, group members are welcome to schedule gatherings at locations around the state.

CT Valley Central Homeschoolers

Middletown, CT and surrounding towns
Contact: Jennifer Murphy or Susan Cox
Email: vchomeschool@yahoo.com
Website: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/valleycentralhomeschool/

We are a large, friendly, and welcoming group of homeschool families that get together for cooperative classes, field trips, park days, special events and evenings (history fairs, science fairs, etc). Most importantly, we offer friendship and support!

Home Educators of the Northwest Hills (HENH)

Based in Bantam, CT 06750
Contact: Cynthia N. Huntoon
Phone: (860) 601-5812
Email: homeschl@optonline.net
Website: http://www.geocities.com/cthomeschool/supportgroup.html

An inclusive support group affiliated with Connecticut Home Educators Association (CHEA), dedicated to educating and providing support and information to people interested in homeschooling.

Homeschool Muslim CT

Based in CT
Contact: Anna Hanafi or Sadia Babar
Email: homeschool-muslim-ct-owner@yahoogroups.com
Website: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Homeschool-Muslim-CT/

Serving CT and other Muslim homeschoolers, too. All Muslims are invited to join and share ideas, methods, events, activities, and support. Membership is free and we have weekly activities.

Our Homeschooled Children

Based in CT
Contact: Micki Cooke
Email: mouster71@yahoo.com
Website: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/OurHomeschooledChildren/

We are a secular, family-oriented support group open to homeschooling families in CT with children of ALL ages. We also welcome families who are looking to learn about homeschooling, and any individuals who will be moving to CT.

Quiet Corner Homeschoolers

Serving Northeastern CT, and border towns in MA and RI
Contact: Laura Taylor
Phone: (401) 654-7399
Email: quietcornerhomeschool@gmail.com

During the typical school year, we offer parent support group meetings, regular kids’ activities, teen get-togethers, and also various field trips, classes, and events. Park days extend through the summer.

Tri-State Homeschoolers Newsletter (NY, NJ & CT)

50 Guernsey Hill Rd, LaGrangeville NY 12540
Contact: Sylvia Diaz
Phone: (845) 677-4113
Email: syldiaz@optonline.net
Website: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/tchs_newsletter/?yguid=12048311
Newsletter and calendar of events and activities for homeschooling members located in the Tri-State NYC area, including Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, Orange, Ulster, Sullivan and Dutchess Counties in New York, Bergen County in New Jersey and Fairfield County in Connecticut. Activities open to families with children of all ages. We also offer a number of teen trips, classes and activities. We offer our members a monthly newsletter with activities and information as well as a online Yahoo group that is used for spontaneous get-together's, last minute changes to activities, events that didn't make the newsletter deadline and general questions and information. Members also receive a listing of the 180+ subscribers to the newsletter, which can be used to connect with other homeschoolers in your area.
Requirements: Annual membership
Benefits: Newsletter with activities, private Yahoo email group, 180+ subscriber list
Cost: $14 yearly

Unschoolers Unlimited

22 Wildrose Avenue, Guilford, CT 06437
Contact: Luz Shosie or Ned Vare
Phone: (203) 458-7402
Email: nedvare@ntplx.net
Website: http://www.borntoexplore.org/unschool/

We are an informal network of people holding informal gatherings about every other month. Membershp is free and open to anyone interested in unschooling/life learning. Send us an email to request our free information and latest newsletter.







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