City of Norwich Map
Continuing with our goal of engaging our families, schools, and community to improve outcomes for young children, we invite you to explore our interactive map of Childcare Facilities, Licensed Family Day Care Homes, Norwich landmarks and points of interest located throughout Norwich.
Children First Norwich
Kids at Touch a Truck Day, an event held
In 1994, the original signatories who applied for the William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund Children First Initiative funding were: The City of Norwich Board of Education, Norwich Public Schools, and the non-profit organization, United Community & Family Services.
In the early years of implementation, a focus group was established to determine the needs of the parents and community members. The focus groups identified two major concerns related to child welfare issues: The need for additional childcare facilities, and inadequate transportation for working parents, particularly those working second and third shifts at the casinos. Norwich Children First Initiative (CFI) decided to focus on expanding the City’s childcare resources. Read More »
The mission of Children First Norwich is to engage our families,
schools, and community to improve life outcomes for young children.