Category: Healthy Housing

Connecticut Children’s Office for Community Child Health promotes optimal health, development and well-being for all children. One of the ways we do that is to help ensure healthy housing for qualifying homeowners and tenants. We do this by addressing health hazards and safety concerns in homes that could adversely impact children, such as lead paint, asthma triggers, and trip and fall hazards.

Building for Health

By: Marcus Smith Workers from Connecticut Children’s Healthy Homes Program routinely assess qualifying homes for lead, health hazards and safety concerns and install repairs to address the issues. We visit with dozens of families each year to understand and address their healthy housing concerns. When visiting or working […]

Healthy Homes Expands Statewide

By: Marcus Smith As we celebrate our 15th year of service to low-income homeowners in Connecticut, we are excited to announce that Connecticut Children’s Healthy Homes Program is expanding statewide. Our announcement comes during National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, a week in which we, and other similar organizations […]

Healthy Homes: 15 Years of Impact

By: Chris Corcoran Connecticut Children’s Healthy Homes Program (Healthy Homes) improves the lives of young children and their families by making homes lead-safe, healthy and more energy efficient. Research shows that addressing all of those areas can have a profound impact on health outcomes, as opposed to focusing […]