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.

New Resource Highlights Building for Health

By: Marcus Smith The Building for Health initiative, developed and launched earlier this year by Connecticut Children’s Healthy Homes Program and Local Initiative Support Corporation (LISC), is designed to ensure families get their housing concerns addressed efficiently and effectively, no matter what the problem is. We are thrilled […]

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 […]