Connecticut has been busy opening doors to the new Quality Parenting Center in their Manchester region. This facility is the first of its kind in Connecticut, offering a safe, home-like environment for reunions between moms, dads and kids who are not living together. On top of reunions, parents will also have access to trained coaches, who will help them before, during and after visitation. They can additionally utilize services that will help them address issues with mental health, substance use and recovery, and finances. The entire program is working toward the ultimate goal: reunification. Connecticut Department of Children and Families’ Commissioner Vanessa Dorantes said, “This evolution has taken this beautiful edifice from a group home to a way that we normalize parent and child interaction with each other, and build up parental capacity…” Learn more here.