Mission in Action

  • KSKmarketSMALLKeep the Home Fires Burning!

    Winter's here with a vengeance. Good thing the Horizons SEO woodlot crew is busy year round making, packaging and marketing firewood. You can order for delivery by the cord or purchase in a bundle at select convenience stores, like KSK Food Market in Ashford. MORE HERE.

  • TalentShowsmallWindham Waves Fundraiser

    Horizons was well-represented at an evening of awesome performances at Willimantic's Capitol Theater. The Able Arts Talent Show raised money for the Windham Waves Swim Team and the Windham Special Olympics Invitational Swim Meet on March 12th. MORE HERE

  • DAV 8115SMALLDishroom OLYmpics

    When UConn dining halls are quiet over winter break, Horizons dishroom crews stay in shape with high-spirited rounds of Cup Stacking and Silverware Sorting. MORE HERE

  • myths accountantsHORIZONS NEEDS A PAYROLL PROCESSOR/BOOKKEEPER

    We are currently interviewing individuals for this full-time, year round position in our business office. To read the full job description and apply online, CLICK HERE.

  • IMG 0183ANOTHER DREAM COME TRUE

    Georgia Biewald loves animals, especially penguins. This month, after three years of various jobs at Mystic Aquarium, she begins training for her dream job there. MORE HERE.

  • Hosp12smallHorizons Hospitality

    An exciting new program is in full swing: Horizons hosts festive gatherings while SEO workers and coaches handle the serving duties. MORE HERE

  • Leo smallDream Come True

    Leo Logan loves libraries. So he's thrilled to have not one but two jobs in local libraries through the Horizons SEO program. MORE HERE

Supported Living


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Supported Employment & Options

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Educational Support Services

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Kerri Art Studio & Gallery

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CoLoR UnCoRkEd - Uncork your creative side!

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

WHY HORIZONS?

  • Chuck Sauer"...because I want the opportunity to interact with people and help them on a daily basis.”
  • 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."
  • 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."
  • 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.”
  • rachel
    "...because I’m a giver and believe that there is more happiness in giving than receiving.
  • Aaron Zambarano Dec 2012“...because I like the idea of feeling good about what I’ve done at the end of the day."
  • 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."
  • Kathleen
    "...because I love to work with individuals, helping them to reach their goals."
  • 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."
  • 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."
  • Sarah
    "...because of its strong focus on enriching people's lives and increasing their skills and independence."
  • Kevin
    "...because it's a different experience and a great opportunity."
  • Lisa T"...because I hope to develop new friendships, relationships and opportunities to grow."

  • Capture"...because of its person-centered philosophy and overall positve energy coming from the individuals who are supported and who work here."

  • 12"...because I want to create and develop meaningful relationships with people, relationships that make a positive impact on our lives."

  • connor"...because Horizons became my second home, and the individuals I have been privileged to work with have become my second family."

  • emily g"...because I have the chance to help others achieve their goals and dreams."

  • nicole p"...because I am passionate about helping others and excited to work in a positive environment."

  • pattie"...because I believe that Horizons is a fun and loving place to work."

  • ralph"...because I want to be somewhere I can grow and help the people around me have the best life possible."

  • stacy b"...because Horizons gives me a chance to be a part of an environment that has positivity and acceptance, and to meet and work with unique individuals."

  • zach j"...because not only do I want to teach and make a difference, but I also want to make a difference in my own life by learning from others."

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