Mission in Action

  • AR 150429788BUDGET BATTLE

    Matt King and his grandparents, Frank and Denise King, were featured in a story in the Norwich Bulletin recently about the fight against the projected DDS budget cuts:   CLICK HERE TO READ ARTICLE


    Horizons has been deeply engaged in the advocacy process during the latest legislative session in Hartford. To learn more about the latest DDS budget cuts and how you can help raise awareness in this struggle for I/DD rights, CLICK HERE.

  • LibertyGrantLiberty Bank FoundatiON

    Horizons recently received a grant from the Liberty Bank Foundation in support of students in the Eastern/Horizons Transition Education Partnership.


  • EllenWho Needs A Hug?

    Horizons Nurse Ellen Graber Donohue shares one with Caresse Wood in the Wellness and Options Program.

  • WD7 1238Dr. Joe

    Joe Patterson visited Horizons recently, spending time with folks from all parts of the agency.

    CLICK HERE for more pictures.


    Horizons SEO Team Dyer workers & staff celebrated their nomination for a UConn Spirit Award.

    For more about the UConn-Horizons partnership and more pictures, CLICK HERE

  • Photo Mar 14 10 20 22 AM2A Great Day

    The Special Olympics Invitational Swim Meet at Windham High School was great fun for everyone! MORE HERE

Supported Living


Supported Employment & Options


Educational Support Services


Kerri Art Studio & Gallery


CoLoR UnCoRkEd - Uncork your creative side!


Book tickets online at www.kerriquirk.com/coloruncorked/
Location: Kerri ArtStudio and Gallery, 861 Main St, Willimantic, CT 06226


  • Chuck Sauer"...because I want the opportunity to interact with people and help them on a daily basis.”
  • Jamie Salvatore“...because I want to help make a difference.”
  • LaSal Jordan
     "...because Horizons gives opportunities to people with developmental disabilities in all aspects of their life, promoting hard work and success."
  • vanessa ortiz
    "...because I've worked at other jobs that have not been fulfilling. Horizons is a genuine place of care and I want to be a part of it."
  • Nicholas Green
     "...because I want to make a difference in people’s lives and help them out."
  • ru
    "...because it is a diverse organization open to individuals from different cultures as well as those with different disabilities."
  • Jason Williams"...because Horizons' person-centered philosophy is second to none. I can think of no other place I'd rather work."
  • Ronnette McDonald SL
     "...because I am excited to be a part of something so meaningful to the lives of others.”
  • Seth Grunwald"...because I love to help others and gain experience in all fields."
  • Burns Ciara"...because I want to be part of something bigger."

  • Michael
    "...because I am ready and eager for new challenges."
  • Rachel Macdonald"...because I wanted the opportunity to meet new people and form new relationships."
  • Kelly Holden
    "...because I admire the work they do on an individual and community basis."
  • Jonathan
    "...because being part of a team that supports people gives me pleasure and happiness."
  • Megan Barbour
    "...because I want a more meaningful and fulfilling job and the chance to work with people with different needs.”
  • Ed Adelman"...because, after 30 years as a special ed teacher, it gives me the chance to continue working closely with people to help them be successful."
  • Elizabeth Darney
     "...because the individuals that you get to spend your time with and support are rewarding, inspirational and amazing.”
  • Roger Roberge
    "... because I had the opportunity to see the pride people showed in what they were doing & I said to myself, That’s a company I want to be a part of."
  • Blanca Alejo de Peralta
    "...because Horizons treats their employees with professionalism. And the best part is that Horizons is making a positive change in people's lives."
  • Anna Caruso
    "...because I was drawn to the energy. I am able to utilize all my talents to help reveal the talents and gifts of others.”
  • Steve
    "...because it is an incredible organization that changes the lives of everybody involved.”
  • Laura
    "...because I want to make a positive impact in people's lives."
  • sean
    “...because I want to continue to serve individuals with disabilities in my new hometown.
  • rachel
    "...because I’m a giver and believe that there is more happiness in giving than receiving.
  • michele
    “...because If given the right tools everyone can be successful."
  • Aaron Zambarano Dec 2012“...because I like the idea of feeling good about what I’ve done at the end of the day."
  • Liza
    "...because I was looking for a career, one in which I would feel rewarded and I was making a difference in someone’s daily life.”
  • lilia
     "...because I like the way the interests of staff and individuals are matched to create successful bonds."
  • Thomas
    "...because everyone deserves the opportunity for a life of happiness and excellence."
  • Adam
    "...because it's a compassionate and caring place."
  • Kathleen
    "...because I love to work with individuals, helping them to reach their goals."
  • Jessica Orange"...because there is a great sense of community and I am excited to be a part of it."

  • William
    "...because I love the interactions between people here and the friendly and loving environment that their interactions create."
  • Shelby
    "...because I want to help others and make a difference in their lives."
  • Lawrence
    "...because I wish to be a supportive part of people's lives."
  • Hannah
    "...because it will allow me to create meaningful relationships with awesome people."
  • Bruce
    "...because the Horizons team is extremely upbeat and caring."
  • Joanna
    "...because it is a great place to come back to - to see all the changes with the same mission statement."
  • Maria
    "...because Horizons focuses on providing person centered opportunities and practices positive programming."
  • Adrian
    "...because I want to learn from others and contribute my life skills to improve the quality of other people's lives."
  • Alexandra
    "...because Horizons is the place to be to help others be their best."
  • Luis
    "...because I want to make a difference in someone's life."
  • Bill
    "...because I want to be that difference that can change a person's life in the best ways."
  • Sarah
    "...because of its strong focus on enriching people's lives and increasing their skills and independence."
  • Joel
    "...because I want to do what I can to help others grow, learn and reach their potential."
  • Kevin
    "...because it's a different experience and a great opportunity."

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