Mission in Action

  • DAV 9869Thank you, the Willis Foundation!

    Brewster Perkins from Willis Towers Watson delivered a check to Horizons for our Campaign For Campers. MORE HERE


  • New COnstruction1Seeing More of the Horizon

    We're getting closer every day. CLICK HERE for photos of cabin construction and new plans for the Arts & Wellness Center. CLICK HERE for a panoramic view of the progress we're making.

  • KerriHospitalMarket2KERRI IN THE COMMUNITY

    The Kerri Gallery crew was at the Monthly Market at Windham Hospital MORE HERE

  • Chronicle 3A Special Bond 

    Bill O'Connor is a support coach at Horizons and the assistant basketball coach at Windham Tech. Dennis Longway is supported by Horizons at his home in Willimantic and at his job with Eastern. From the Willimantic Chronicle, here's the story of their partnership. And HERE is a video of the team paying tribute to Dennis.

  • DAV 9857Seeing the HorizonDAV 9804

    Construction is well underway on two of three new buildings - the Masters Villa, the Apprentice Quad & the Lodge - that are replacing five of our oldest cabins. Eileen Ossen stopped by for a progress report. MORE HERE  

  • No Freeze2016Season of Giving

    Caitlyn Paul and Benjamin Campen took time off from their SEO jobs in the Horizons front office to drop off employee donations for the Windham Region No Freeze Center, welcomed by director Leigh Duffy.

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    Holiday Music Club Concert 2016

    There was a great turnout and a lot of Christmas spirit in the room at the first-ever Horizons Music Club Holiday Concert! More HERE


    See video from one of the songs HERE.

Supported Living


Supported Employment & Options


Educational Support Services


Kerri Art Studio & Gallery


Seeing the Horizon: Campaign '16-'18

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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

27th Annual Golf Tournament


Thank you, one and all, for making the 27th annual Horizons Golf Tournament on August 1st our most successful tournament ever!!
See you next year!


  • 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."
  • 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."
  • 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.
  • 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."
  • 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."
  • William
    "...because I love the interactions between people here and the friendly and loving environment that their interactions create."
  • 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."
  • 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."

  • Sarah
    "...because of its strong focus on enriching people's lives and increasing their skills and independence."
  • 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."

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    "...because a career assisting others is one of the most fulfilling jobs a person could have."
  • KelseyF copy
    "...because every day will be unique."
  • 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."

  • LeeD copy
    "...because I care about people and I can help to make a good change in others."
  • Devannie Cesar
    "...because I'm excited to be a part of other people's success."
  • Nate A
    "...because I am looking forward to being challenged."
  • Sarah Castleberry
    "...because I will learn more about who I am and how my contribution can impact the lives of others."
  • ZachH copy
    "...because I like to help people and make a significant difference in someone's life."
  • christopher croce
    "...because it's a place where I can bring joy and peace of mind."
  • macayla baker
    "...because I hope to positively contribute to the success and accomplishments of others."
  • Tiffany Lemire
    "...because I hope to gain a new perspective in the healthcare field."
  • Picture1"...because I like being around people who love what they do. Everyone is always so happy!"
  • MorganF copy
    "...because I can use my teaching skills and background in a new way."
  • ChrisG copy"...because I look forward to new experiences."
  • Andrew C
    "...because I want to make a difference."

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