SC2C Stamford Unites

From our President:

Stamford Cradle to Career formally invites you to our Annual Community Partners Convening – Stamford Unites, a Community Collective. Please join us on April 11th from 8:30 until noon at UCONN Stamford. We will share the recent accomplishments of SC2C and provide updates on the integrated supports provided by our community partners. We will also host informative sessions on our Full-Service Community Schools Project, The Youth Mental Health Alliance, Race Equity Measures, and Family Supports available in our community. This will be a great opportunity to collaborate and network with other community partners and learn how to best align the work of supporting Stamford families. A light breakfast will be served and please plan to park either in the Target or the UCONN parking lots for a nominal fee. Register here 


We would also like to take the opportunity to thank all the students, families and community providers that participated in our two prior Family and Teen events. In collaboration with other family serving organizations, we continue to use information provided to drive our planning of future offerings.    

Lastly, Stamford Cradle to Career is proud to present our 2022 Digital Annual Report. Please take a glance at the work of our Community Action Networks, as well what we’ve been able to accomplish through collective impact in Stamford. 

See you at the SC2C Community Partners Convening! 

Edith Presley  

President, Stamford Cradle to Career

Please scroll down for important and timely information.

SC2C News & Events

Meet the 2023 Community

Partners Convening Presenters

Join us on our Community Partners Convening - Stamford Unites 2023

This event will feature updates from each of Stamford Cradle to Career’s (SC2C) network groups, emphasizing the links in our work from one stage of childhood to the next. There will be opportunities to network with others committed to creating change in Stamford, and breakout groups will allow participants to dive deeper on areas of need driven by feedback from our youth and families.


SNAP 101 Trainings

April 12th & April 25th (Spanish)

Join us at our “SNAP 101” trainings, in partnership with End Hunger CT!, that will occur monthly in both English and Spanish. Join these trainings to learn the tools, facts, and language necessary for encouraging eligible families to sign up for SNAP and HUSKY and addressing common questions and misconceptions about these programs.


2022 Year in Review

Annual Report

The ongoing accomplishments of Stamford Cradle to Career are living examples of what can be achieved when the entire community comes together and amplifies the voices of the parents, partners, and students.

With the combined efforts of over 100 volunteers, representing over 60 Stamford organizations we are actualizing our mission to collectively align community resources to ensure equity and excellence in education, for every child, from Cradle to Career. 

View Report

Bridge to College Program

June - September 2023

Bridge to College is a free program that provides as-needed resources, support and guidance to students between high school graduation and the first day of college classes/ career path.

If you are interested in learning more about the program and participating in the program, please fill out the form below! If you have questions about the program, please contact Rose Velazquez.


Spotlight on SC2C

You are invited to join our team at:


The Community Partners Convening will include updates from the Stamford Cradle to Career network groups, emphasizing the ties between each stage of child development. Additionally, we hope to share opportunities for organizations and individuals interested in serving Stamford families to become more involved.

In order for children and youth to succeed and to be happy and healthy, this work must be embraced by ALL of us. One key goal of the Stamford Cradle to Career partnership is to develop self-sufficient young people who will contribute to a strong workforce in the future of the vibrant City of Stamford. Please consider joining us:

  • Become a member of one of our six Community Action Networks
  • Become a champion of our work and expand our partnership
  • Share your feedback and help in the evolution of Stamford Cradle to Career as we grow stronger and more productive

Community News & Events

Kindergarten Registration

is now open

Children who live in Stamford and will be five years old on or before January 1, 2024.

What Documents are Required?

Birth certificate or official documentation proving child's age and name of parents.

Photo ID of parent or guardian

-2 forms of proof of address

(including lease or mortgage)

Health Requirements: Current physical exam and immunization record (Not required) to register but required to attend school)

Click here to visit the Stamford Public Schools website for more information.

2023 Summer

Earn & Learn

The CareerHub is now accepting applications for the 2023 Summer Earn & Learn Employment Program. The program is available to young adults (14-21) living in one of the 20 towns that The WorkPlace serves.The program is an opportunity for young adults to earn wages during summer vacation, hone workforce skills, and receive valuable experience while exploring various occupational paths. Participants are paid 20 hours weekly at minimum wage for up to seven weeks. The program also provides year-round employment support for youth.

Online applications will be accepted through April 20, 2023

Click here to apply

Join Our SC2C Team:

Summer Counselor,

Bridge to College

SC2C is partnering with SPEF, the Stamford Public Schools, Westhill High School RISE Network, local colleges, and other community partners to reduce “Summer Melt.”  “Summer Melt” is a phenomenon used to describe graduating high school students who have made a commitment to attend college but end up not transitioning to college in the fall.  

Summer Counselors hired

for this exciting initiative will be responsible for providing individual and small group counseling services on an as needed basis in support of a cohort of recent high school graduates in Stamford.

Read the full job description and how to apply here

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