A grant from a national philanthropic organization is helping the city identify ways to improve health and safety in disadvantaged neighborhoods. The city has been awarded $60,000 from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, a private…
A partnership of Charter Oak Communities, Stamford Hospital and the City of Stamford, we are redefining health, housing and community in our West Side neighborhood.
Just a few years ago, the neighborhood we now call the Vita Health & Wellness District (it’s pronounced vee-da, which is Latin for “life”) was dispirited and home to some of our city’s least healthy residents. Now on its way to realizing our vision of a vibrant residential and commercial district at the doorstep of the new Stamford Hospital, Vita has beautiful mixed income housing communities, healthcare, thriving businesses and a communal urban farm. Cross-sector partnerships propel supportive services and programs to help individuals, families and small businesses reach their fullest potential.