CIFC strengthens its communities through health, education, and housing services for individuals and families.
CIFC seeks to enhance the well-being of communities through high-quality, accessible services that empower individuals and families to thrive.
🌟 Excellence - We strive for excellence in all things
🤝 Collaboration - The best answers come from the collective
💚 Compassion - Empathy for our clients is the at the heart of serving the community
🏠 Belonging - A sense of belonging unlocks the power of diversity
🗝️ Access - Our foundation is built on equitable access to high quality services
CIFC Health is an award-winning Federally Qualified Health Center providing the highest standards of care to all members of the community. As the only Teaching Health Center in Connecticut, our doctors are always up-to-date on the latest techniques and information to maximize health outcomes. CIFC Health provides pediatric and adult services in internal medicine, dental, and behavioral health. Additionally, CIFC Health operates School Based Health Care (SBHC) sites in 12 area schools and administers the WIC program in Danbury.
CIFC Health accepts all patients regardless of insurance status and provides services on a sliding fee scale, ensuring equitable access to excellent health care for every member of the community.
CIFC's Early Learning Programs operate the Head Start and Early Head Start programs in Northern Fairfield County and Norwalk. Head Start and Early Head Start are high quality childcare and preschool programs for children from 6-weeks old until they enter kindergarten. All Head Start teachers are highly qualified educators specializing in early education and prepare children with the school-readiness skills they need to success. Head Start and Early Head Start are provided to eligible families at no cost. In Northern Fairfield County, CIFC also offers a School Readiness Program that provides all of the benefits of head start to families on a sliding fee scale based on need.
CIFC's Danbury Community Center (DCC) offers a variety of classes and activities to get and keep Danbury active. In "The Gym," the DCC offers a rotation of open basketball and volleyball in addition to pickleball courts that can be reserved. In the Studio, the DCC offers Yoga and Zumba classes at a fraction of the price of other studios. The DCC Pool, Danbury's only indoor, public pool, offers open swim and swimming lessons taught by our Red Cross certified instructors to individuals of all ages and abilities.
The DCC is a great place for a birthday party, and all facilities are available to be rented for private functions.
CIFC manages the 70 unit Beaver Street Apartment Complex (BSAC), a Section 8 complex under the oversight of The Federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). BSAC houses more than 300 residents in affordable units ranging from 1 to 5 bedrooms and complete with a small, private, enclosed yard.
CIFC is currently working to double our affordable housing portfolio by developing an affordable Senior Housing complex behind our building at 120 Main Street in Danbury.