Salvation Army in Danbury Receives Grant from United Way of Western Connecticut
DANBURY, CT– The Salvation Army in Danbury has received a $25,000 Early Education grant from the United Way of Western Connecticut. The funds will be used to support The Salvation Army’s The Right Place early education center.
The Right Place offers Nationally Accredited Early Childhood Education to children, ages 2 years and 8 months to 5 years, and helps children acquire the skills they need to be successful learners when they enter kindergarten. To reinforce the importance of the role of the family in their child’s success, parents take part in numerous family engagement opportunities while their children are enrolled.
Each child is unique in their approach to learning; therefore, the focus is on individual development. Programs are aligned with Connecticut’s Early Learning and Development Standards, which guides in preparing children for kindergarten. Every child and family who is part of The Right Place program becomes part of a larger community that includes partnerships with volunteers, local resources, and educators all coming together to provide an enriching educational experience. The Right Place is a school readiness subsidized program, which offers a sliding-scale fee based on family income and size.