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Chestnut Hill Preschool

Preschool, Pre-K

Chestnut Hill Pre-School is located in Manchester, Connecticut. It accepts 3 to 5 year olds and utilizes Emanuel's facility. Chestnut Hill has a long standing reputation for quality childcare in an educational setting. Contact the preschool at 860-649-8383 for more information about programming, fees, and hours.

Hartford Gay and Lesbian Health Collective

64 Church Street, Manchester

Founded in 1983 by volunteer health professionals and supporters and incorporated in 1986, The Hartford Gay & Lesbian Health Collective, Inc. (HGLHC), has become an organization with full and part-time staff and nearly 70 volunteers contributing thousands of hours annually.

The Hartford Gay and Lesbian Health Collective currently provides medical services, support groups, mental health services and health education tailored to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer communities, but serves clients of all genders and gender identities, sexual orientations, ages and ethnicities. The Hartford Gay and Lesbian Health Collective is especially proud of its services to people living with HIV/AIDS. We touch the lives of thousands of people every year.

The Hartford Gay and Lesbian Health Collective is an advocate for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues and is proud to maintain a prominent presence at community meetings, events and other venues where issues of relevance to HGLHC's constituency are discussed, decided or celebrated.


222 McKee Street, Manchester

A private, non-profit organization providing residential and respite support to people who have developmental disabilities. It is the philosophy of MARCH, Inc. of Manchester that each individual is unique, with special needs and capabilities; that human development is an ongoing process from birth to death for all people; that every person has the right to participate in the community to the optimum extent of the individual's ability and desire; that all people, regardless of ability level, have a right and a need to strive toward their highest level of independence.

Alcoholics Anonymous


Emanuel is committed to supporting the overall health of the greater community. If you feel you need support in your own recovery; please check out this LINK to AA Meetings throughout Manchester.

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American Towns


AmericanTowns.com is a website dedicated to informing the public of local events and organizations, town by town in Connecticut. Through their website, you can get local deals, things to do & news delivered to your inbox each week.

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