Continuum of Care
109 Legion Avenue
New Haven CT 06519
Contact Information
Address 109 Legion Avenue
New Haven, CT 06519-
Telephone (203) 562-2264 x236
Fax 203-401-2040
Web and Social Media
Continuum of Care Staff and Client

The mission of Continuum of Care, Inc. is to rescue and rebuild lives by providing community-based housing and support services that enable persons with mental illness and/or intellectual disabilities to live as fully and independently in the community as possible.

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 June 8, 2016,  at Anthony's Ocean View, New Haven, CT

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At A Glance
Year of Incorporation 1967
Organization's type of tax exempt status Public Supported Charity
Organization received a competitive grant from the community foundation in the past five years No
CEO/Executive Director Patti Walker MSW
Board Chair Michael Morris Ph.D
Board Chair Company Affiliation Community Volunteer
Financial Summary
Projected Revenue $23,563,319.00
Projected Expenses $23,135,514.00

The mission of Continuum of Care, Inc. is to rescue and rebuild lives by providing community-based housing and support services that enable persons with mental illness and/or intellectual disabilities to live as fully and independently in the community as possible.

History of the Agency 
Continuum provides a comprehensive and integrated approach to supportive housing for individuals with psychiatric and/or developmental disabilities. Services are provided through residential services and case management, home healthcare, crisis and respite services, and other individualized support services. The agency has been in existence since 1966, and today it serves approximately 2,400 each year.
Programs include:
  • The New Haven Halfway House; 
  • Group Homes to assist in transitioning institutionalized individuals with psychiatric disorders and mental disabilities. 
  • The Housing Resource Coordination Program serving the entire Greater New Haven Area providing housing. 
  • Frank Street Project provides 24 hour transitional housing and support services to dually diagnosed adults. 
  • The Respite Program provides acute services to clients who do not meet the criteria of more intensive services but need time away due to stress. 
  • The Supported Living Program provides services to individuals with Dual Diagnosis as well as those aging out of DCF. 
  • Jail Diversion Program provides respite services for  individuals who are awaiting adjudication. 
  • Community Living Arrangements. 
  • Continuum Home Health, Inc. (CHH), a licensed Medicare-certified agency to provide medical and psychiatric home care to clients.  
  • Intensive Supported Living Program is a 24 hour program for individuals discharged from an inpatient unit. 
  • Extended Living Programs provide a case management program for individuals graduating from more intensive levels of services. 
  • Acute Services staff attends daily rounds with Yale Emergency Department to support hospital staff by identifying potential referrals to the Crisis and Respite programs. 
  • A 10-unit apartment complex in New Haven provides permanent, supportive housing for individuals with psychiatric disabilities. 
  • The Community Integration Evaluation Pilot grant helps transition individuals with PDD and/or autistic spectrum disorder from State Hospitals to the Community.
  • A residential grant provides housing and support services toYoung Adults in a 24 hour supervised apartment program in Meriden. 
  • Forensic Residential program provides residential services to individuals involved in the criminal justice system. 
  • Housing Authority of New Haven provides support services to individuals living in Crawford Manor. 
  • Provide services to individuals with Pervasive Developmental Disorders living at Cedarcrest Hospital. 
  • WISE Program provides services to mentally ill non-elderly ind. leaving a nursing home.
1) Continuum rescued approximately 500 individuals from homelessness last year.
2) Continuum continues to operate in the black despite severe economic climate while not compromising services to clients. In fact, the organization has experienced a 700% growth rate in the past 10 years related to the number of persons served and with a 500% growth rate in budget.
3) We opened our 6th group home for adults on the Autistic Spectrum, and expanded other residential locations to accommodate this population.
4)   The Mental Health services of the organization are expanding exponentially with as many as 6 new programs being implemented each year.  
Current Goals:
1) To complete the construction of our new corporate office which will bring Continuum of Care and Continuum Home Health together. This will afford us the opportunity to integrate some of our services as well as provide additional client support services.
2) We will expand our workforce program by expanding our cleaning services and opening a unique deli that will serve the neighborhood.  We will train and employ some of our clients to work in the deli, and ultimately expand to offer food delivery and catering, thereby employing additional people who are challenged with mental health issues and are trying to rebuild their lives.  
3) To dramatically expand our fundraising efforts in order to maintain a standard of excellence in face of budget cuts, and to expand our work-related services for individuals with mental illness and intellectual disabilities.
4) To continue to expand our services to individuals with developmental and psychiatric disabilities via housing, support services, and wellness programs. including recently acquiring and revitalizing a Behavioral Health Clinic in the Dixwell/Newhallville area of New Haven.
5) To focus on further development of programs that serve Veterans with mental health needs.
1) Capacity building funds to support our goal of raising more private funds, to secure the future of the organization.
2) Capital funding for repairs to 6 residences, e.g. new roofs, windows, furnaces, etc. approx. $25,000-$50,000 per residence.
3) Client support funds for basic needs of clients ranging from food, clothing, furniture, household items.
4) Program Enrichment Funds to enable clients to engage in social, recreational, and educational experiences in the community and even at the college level.
5) Funds to start up a deli/café that employs individuals with psychiatric, intellectual and development disabilities and who are otherwise not easily employable. 
CEO Statement
Vast waiting list of persons with mental illness for residential and acute services and not enough service capacity. Dramatic increase in the number of autistic individuals born every day who need services.
Lack of affordable housing for our clients, independent or supportive. Continuum currently operates two HUD section 811 grants: one for developmental disabilities and the other for adults with mental illness. The Agency is in negotiations to acquire 2 more HUD 811 projects (7 homes) to serve the same individuals.
The demand for the specialized services Continuum offers is clearly on the rise. During the past 3 years the organization has opened 13 new residential programs and is preparing to open even more this year. These services focus on individuals with Pervasive Development Disorders, Young Adults with mental illness, and people with developmental disabilities.
Due to the need for community-based crisis services and the success of our existing New Haven-based crisis program, Continuum has received $1M from the State of Connecticut to open another similar program in the city of Bridgeport. The Veteran's Administration has also contracted with Continuum for a crisis program.
Board Chair Statement
Community Leaders bring a wealth of business and clinical experience, as well as, strong client advocacy to all governing decisions which are crucial in supporting non-profit organizations such as Continuum of Care, Inc.
Dennis Colwell, Board Chairperson
Service Categories
Primary Organization Category Mental Health & Crisis Intervention / Residential Mental Health Treatment
Secondary Organization Category Human Services / Developmentally Disabled Services/Centers
Tertiary Organization Category Health Care / Home Health Care
Areas Served
New Haven
East Haven
North Haven
State wide
Continuum's services are located statewide including: Bristol, Branford, Bridgeport, New Haven, East Haven, Wallingford, Southington, Meriden, Hamden, Plantsville, Meriden, Middletown, Waterbury, Wethersfield, Norwalk and Wolcott.

Continuum of Care provides housing and related residential services to 1,600 persons diagnosed with mental illness and psychiatric disorders annually. The majority of our clients are impoverished and need compassion and expertise to help stabilize, recover, and gain the tools to rebuild their lives. In doing so provide one-on-one skill building specific to the needs of each person, case management, and link clients with training, referrals, medical treatments, psychosocial services, transportation and employment. We help clients understand they are at the forefront of their lives and assist in guiding them to success.

Population Served People/Families with of People with Psychological Disabilities / People/Families with of People with Psychological Disabilities / Homeless
Program is linked to organization’s mission and strategy Yes
Program is frequently assessed based on predetermined program goals Yes
Short Term SuccessHelpOrganizations describe near term achievement(s) or improvement(s) that will result from this program. This may represent immediate outcomes occurring as a result of the end of a session or service. Mental Health Services continues to apply for funds to develop supportive housing enabling folks to be discharged from larger institutions or to return from out of state placements. Most notable for new programs is the awarding of funds for both Young Adults and Autism Spectrum Disorders. MHS is researching an electronic service record to meet the software needs of documentation and accountability. Value added services include expanding with the use of Peer Support Specialists focusing on areas of wellness, employment, and trauma-informed care. With the merger of SCBHN, the agency has more than 40 Peers on staff. Marketing continues through collaborations Continuum has developed such as the MHT collaborative, the Regional Alliance to End Homelessness, and through a joint Step-Down program with Yale New Haven Hospital. Continuum has expanded its Crisis services by adding one (1) respite bed specifically for Young Adults.
Long Term SuccessHelpOrganizations describe the ultimate change(s) that will result from this program. This may be far into the future and represent an ideal state. Continuum of Care supports a recovery-oriented system of care that addresses clinical and/or symptom stabilization, as well as overall community integration throughout state of Connecticut. Each program operated by Continuum is designed to promote the acquisition of life skills while respecting and fostering client choice. The Agency provide culturally competent services while individualizing goals and objectives based on each client's preferences. Acute Services Short-term interventions The acute services division of Continuum provides short-term care to individuals in need of crisis, respite, forensic transitional services, or housing resource coordination. The length of time clients require these programs ranges from 10 days in crisis or respite services to up 90 days in forensic transitional services. Residential Services Case management to 24-hour support Continuum offers residential support services ranging from intensive, congregate, 24-hour on-site staff support to once a week case management in an individual's own apartment. There are four 24-hour programs including the New Haven Halfway House, the Intensive Supportive Living Program, the Frank Street Project, and the Lincoln Street Program. There are four case management programs ranging from drop-in services within The McQueeney Towers and William T. Rowe Housing Authority of New Haven Public Housing sites to 12-hour staffed offices within two separate clustered sites known as the Extended Living Programs. Case management services are also available to individuals living in their own scattered-site apartments located throughout the Greater New Haven area. Residential services include case management, assessment of skills necessary to live independently in the community, one- on-one life skills training, psycho-educational groups to learn interpersonal and community coping skills, and other individualized interventions necessary to accomplish each client's goals.
Program Success Monitored ByHelpOrganizations describe the tools used to measure or track program impact. Performance improvement in FY12 focused on internal processes including chart reviews, compliance with contractual outcome measures, preparation and certification with the Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. Additional external processes included site and annual contract reviews with the Department of Mental Health and Addiction services (DMHAS) and Advanced Behavioral Health (ABH). Mental Health Services is responsible to input data into a state record keeping system monthly which generates compliance with designated National Outcome Measures. Further, the Agency meets to review contract compliance and benchmarks and review this data annually with the Department of Mental Health and Addictions Services. The Agency reported good standing in all outcome measures for teh current FY.
Examples of Program SuccessHelpOrganization's site specific examples of changes in clients' behaviors or testimonies of client's changes to demonstrate program success. Ray was referred to the Extended Living Program approximately 6 years ago. He was diagnosed with Schizophrenia after a psychotic break that occurred while he was completing his emergency medicine residency at Brooklyn Hospital in New York. Ray describes hearing voices believing that the lights in the operating room were communicating with him while he was performing surgery on a patient. He tried to work through the symptoms for approximately a year before attempting suicide. Ray was married and living in Danbury prior to the onset of his illness. He became so psychotic and overwhelmed by the symptoms that he started writing prescriptions for narcotics to self medicate. He was subsequently arrested and incarcerated for writing fraudulent prescriptions. Ray served approximately 1 year in prison and started to receive mental health treatment while incarcerated. His wife divorced him while he was incarcerated. Ray remained in our program for a little over 5 years. He worked on his socialization skills while trying to rebuild his self esteem. He made tremendous progress while in the program. Ray struggled with auditory command hallucinations often cutting himself to appease the voices. After several years of hard work he gained the confidence and skills he needed to move on and live independently in the community. Ray is now living in his own apartment with a friend. He contacted Brooklyn hospital and requested a letter of reference so he could seek employment. The hospital asked him to come back and work for them during that initial conversation. Ray was subsequently hired to work in the Fast Track section of the emergency department of Brooklyn Hospital. He commutes to the hospital by train and is extremely happy to be utilizing his skills and practicing medicine again today.

Continuum’s Developmental Disabilities Programs are located in residential neighborhoods and close proximity to shopping, restaurants and transportation. Highly trained and caring staff assist with personal needs, adult daily living skills, medical needs, medication administration, dream building, and interpersonal and self-advocacy skill building. We provide on-site nursing, behavioral consultation, and case management. Continuum’s living environments promote creativity and personal choice. Family and guardian involvement is key to our program.

Population Served People/Families with People of Developmental Disabilities / Other Health/Disability / Poor,Economically Disadvantaged,Indigent
Program is linked to organization’s mission and strategy Yes
Program is frequently assessed based on predetermined program goals Yes
Short Term SuccessHelpOrganizations describe near term achievement(s) or improvement(s) that will result from this program. This may represent immediate outcomes occurring as a result of the end of a session or service.  DDS has been expanding services throughout the north and south regions of the state and continues to market its services for a specialized population with complex behavioral issues. An ongoing goal is to expand in the Western area of the state. Ongoing access to quality medical and psychiatric services is in process. Recent expansion includes opening three (3) programs; two (2) Community Residential Services (CRS) and one (1) Community Living Arrangement (CLA). As of this review, DDS is providing services to 67 clients out of the goal of 70 as reported in our strategic plan. DDS has been flexible in developing CRS’ and grouping individuals to optimize supports in a cost effective way.
Long Term SuccessHelpOrganizations describe the ultimate change(s) that will result from this program. This may be far into the future and represent an ideal state. Each program is designed to promote building new skills, respecting and fostering client choice, and individualizing goals and objectives based on the client’s preferences. This objective is met by providing comprehensive residential services directed at assisting the client to function at his/her optimal level.
Program Success Monitored ByHelpOrganizations describe the tools used to measure or track program impact. Performance improvement in FY12 focused on internal processes including chart reviews, compliance with contractual outcome measures, preparation and certification with the Department of Developmental Disabilities. Additional outcome indicators utilized to evaluate service delivery include anonymous Quality Service Reviews through the Department of Developmental Services, bi-annual state licensure process, and behavioral support tracking to ensure progress individual growth.
Examples of Program SuccessHelpOrganization's site specific examples of changes in clients' behaviors or testimonies of client's changes to demonstrate program success. Rosie came to us over ten years ago. She was not only labeled as Developmentally Disabled but had other diagnoses such as Intermittent Explosive Disorder, substance abuse dependence and PTSD from early abusive family relationships. During her years prior to living with Continuum, she was an active drug user, prostituting herself for drugs and because of her physical abuse she was very combative. By no means were the first few years with Rosie easy. She would go AWOL whenever the opportunity presented itself. She cried incessantly and refused to work with us. Her presentation was that of a “street person”. Through perseverance on the part of the staff, Rosie began to show some signs of acceptance, not only of us but of a “new life” that had some positives. Her appearance and demeanor began to improve. She actually began to look forward to shopping, having her hair and nails done and the ultimate result was hearing the compliments she received. Slowly she began to attend work, she moved into an apartment that was in a safe neighborhood in a new city and away from the areas that she had called home. She began to acknowledge us as friends not foes. In the recent past, Rosie was awarded “Employee of the Year” at her vocational program. She demonstrated to all of us what obstacles can be overcome and what positive reinforcement can bring into your life. Rosie now walks with a smile on her face. She loves to joke with everyone and certainly makes time when visiting to put a smile on the face of others. Not every day is perfect but that is true for all of us. Now, when things don’t go her way, she has developed “coping skills” which enabled her to get through the rough patches.

Our acute services provide short-term care to individuals with psychiatric disorders who are in need of crisis, respite or forensic transitional services or housing resource coordination. Many individuals were homeless or hospitalized. In fact, we rescue 250 homeless individuals each year and over 300 clients are diverted from hospitalization.

The forensic program provides an alternative to incarceration while awaiting judicial disposition, or they may be re-entering community life and in need of case management, integrated mental health treatment services and living arrangements.

Clients in crisis or in need of respite are in these programs from 10 days and up to 90 days in forensic transitional services.
Population Served Adults / People/Families with of People with Psychological Disabilities / Homeless
Program is linked to organization’s mission and strategy Yes
Long Term SuccessHelpOrganizations describe the ultimate change(s) that will result from this program. This may be far into the future and represent an ideal state.
300 clients diverted from hospitalization
hundreds of clients diverted from nursing homes and from homelessness each year.

Continuum's South Central Peer Services program recruits, selects, trains, and places individuals who are in long-term recovery from mental illness and substance abuse into jobs as peers at behavioral health agencies. Currently, 50 peers in recovery work competitively as peer counselors at various social service and behavioral health settings

Population Served Adults / People/Families with of People with Psychological Disabilities / Poor,Economically Disadvantaged,Indigent
Program is linked to organization’s mission and strategy Yes
Program Comments
CEO Comments
Our biggest challenge is not having enough beds or services to meet the acute services needs of the community.  The demand is growing, and we could easily fill 5 more houses with people who need them every day. 
Charity Care represents another significant challenge. Our Home Healthcare agency, which serves individuals diagnosed with psychiatric disorders, mental illness or intellectual disabilities, is significantly challenged financially because of the care provided to Medicaid patients.  Medicaid reimbursement does not fully cover the cost of care, and despite the fact that continuous administering and management of medications for our patients is critical, the lack of reimbursement creates a significant shortfall in revenue.  
CEO/Executive Director
Patti Walker MSW
Term Start Oct 1983
Ms. Walker has been the lead executive at Continuum of Care Inc. for 32 years. During those years she directed the Agency's development into an integrated provider of residential services for persons with acute and chronic mental illness. A wide array of programs were designed to meet the acute needs of individuals, as well as, provide residential support programs and case mgmt. services. This growth is evidenced by the development of 42 statewide residential programs operated by the Agency with over 750 persons employed to service individuals with disabilities.
During the past decade, Ms. Walker led the Agency in developing special programs for dually diagnosed clients, persons suffering from psychiatric disorders, mental illness and developmental disabilities. Under her direction, specialized services for persons with autism have become a major focus for the Agency.
Recognizing the need for synergy between the behavioral and medical needs of individuals, Ms. Walker established Continuum Home Health Inc. in 2001. This created a coordinated model of residential services supported by nursing care that has become a model for the Greater New Haven behavioral health community.  Providing home care to residents of the New Haven Housing Authority, residential support programs throughout the city and private homes has enabled many individuals with disabilities to remain independent and at home.
Ms. Walker holds a Master of Social Work degree from Fordham University. She began her career in the human service field working with developmentally disabled individuals in both the residential and vocational setting. Ms. Walker serves on the Strategic Planning Committee of the Community Services Network and Leadership Group of the Connecticut Mental Health Center. She is a member of Yale New Haven's Hospital Advisory Committee and served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Regional Mental Health Board servicing the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services.
Number of Full Time Staff 259
Number of Part Time Staff 318
Number of Volunteers 11
Number of Contract Staff 0
Staff Retention Rate 96%
Staff Demographics - Ethnicity
African American/Black 360
Asian American/Pacific Islander 7
Caucasian 152
Hispanic/Latino 47
Native American/American Indian 0
Other 11 Multi-race
Staff Demographics - Gender
Male 192
Female 385
Unspecified 0
Senior Staff
Title CFO/Human Resources
Title Vice President of Mental Health Services
Title Vice President, Developmental Disabilities
Title Vice Presdient, Facilities
Title Vice President, Fund Development
Title Vice President, Human Resources
Formal Evaluations
CEO Formal Evaluation Yes
CEO/Executive Formal Evaluation Frequency Tri-Annually
Senior Management Formal Evaluation Yes
Senior Management Formal Evaluation Frequency Annually
Non Management Formal Evaluation Yes
Non Management Formal Evaluation Frequency Annually
Community Services Network
New Haven Continuum
CT Community Providers Assoc.
CT Assoc. for Home Care
Yale New Haven Psychiatric Hospital
Hospital of St. Raphael's
Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services
Department of Social Services
Department of Developmental Disabilities
Department of Children and Families
Department of Housing and Urban Development
City of New Haven's Liveable Cities Initiative
Connecticut Association of Nonprofits2011
CEO Comments
We do not have an official succession plan, however, we have an individual, Martin Morrissey, CFO and Executive Vice President who would take over the interim responsibilities in the event of the CEO's unexpected departure.
Regarding the CEO, Ms. Walker has been in this role with the organization for 30 years. The Board of Directors, as well as Ms. Walker, are expecting  that she will remain in this position until her retirement on or about 2019-2020.
Board Chair
Michael Morris Ph.D
Company Affiliation Community Volunteer
Term June 2014 to June 2016
Board of Directors
Jay Brotman AIACommunity Volunteer
Robert Cole Community Volunteer
Dennis Colwell CFACommunity Volunteer
Honorable Elaine Gordon Community Volunteer
Sheldon Hosen Esq.Community Volunteer
Michele Johnson M.D.Community Volunteer
Merlyn LaPaix RNCommunity Volunteer
J. Thomas Macy CPACommunity Volunteer
Eric Overland AIACommunity Volunteer
Joseph R. Polio MSCJCommunity Volunteer
William Sledge M.D.Community Volunteer
Virginia T. Spell Community Volunteer
Board Demographics - Ethnicity
African American/Black 3
Asian American/Pacific Islander 0
Caucasian 10
Hispanic/Latino 0
Native American/American Indian 0
Other 0 0
Board Demographics - Gender
Male 9
Female 4
Board Term Lengths 3
Board Term Limits 6
Written Board Selection Criteria Under Development
Written Conflict of Interest Policy Under Development
Percentage Making Monetary Contributions 100%
Percentage Making In-Kind Contributions 50%
Constituency Includes Client Representation No
Risk Management Provisions
Accident and Injury Coverage
Automobile Insurance and Umbrella or Excess Insurance
Commercial General Liability and D and O and Umbrella or Excess and Automobile and Professional
Commercial General Liability and Medical Malpractice
Directors and Officers Policy
Disability Insurance
Employee Dishonesty
Employment Practices Liability
Fiduciary Liability
General Property Coverage and Professional Liability
Life Insurance
Medical Malpractice
Professional Liability
Umbrella or Excess Insurance
Workers Compensation and Employers' Liability
Standing Committees
Strategic Planning / Strategic Direction
Board Development / Board Orientation
Development / Fund Development / Fund Raising / Grant Writing / Major Gifts
Additional Board/s Members and Affiliations
Mark Loughridge IBM
CEO Comments
We are actively seeking candidates to expand the Board of Directors. We are addressing issues as we move forward with this process. We would like to have 15-18 members, we currently have 13 members. We need to continue to address issues of cultural, gender and social diversity.
Fiscal Year Start July 01 2015
Fiscal Year End June 30 2016
Projected Revenue $23,563,319.00
Projected Expenses $23,135,514.00
Spending Policy N/A
Credit Line Yes
Reserve Fund No
Detailed Financials
Prior Three Years Total Revenue and Expense Totals ChartHelpFinancial data for prior years is entered by foundation staff based on the documents submitted by nonprofit organizations.Foundation staff members enter this information to assure consistency in the presentation of financial data across all organizations.
Fiscal Year201420132012
Total Revenue$21,906,421$19,199,026$16,130,556
Total Expenses$21,808,262$19,415,093$16,847,048
Prior Three Years Revenue Sources ChartHelpThe financial analysis involves a comparison of the IRS Form 990 and the audit report (when available) and revenue sources may not sum to total based on reconciliation differences. Revenue from foundations and corporations may include individual contributions when not itemized separately.
Fiscal Year201420132012
Foundation and
Corporation Contributions
Government Contributions$19,500,647$17,838,500$14,947,527
Individual Contributions------
Investment Income, Net of Losses$11,922$486$343
Membership Dues------
Special Events------
Revenue In-Kind------
Prior Three Years Expense Allocations Chart
Fiscal Year201420132012
Program Expense$19,136,119$17,152,115$14,756,243
Administration Expense$2,672,143$2,262,978$2,090,805
Fundraising Expense------
Payments to Affiliates------
Total Revenue/Total Expenses1.000.990.96
Program Expense/Total Expenses88%88%88%
Fundraising Expense/Contributed Revenue0%0%0%
Prior Three Years Assets and Liabilities Chart
Fiscal Year201420132012
Total Assets$7,193,449$7,804,901$7,103,168
Current Assets$2,513,468$2,302,082$2,122,160
Long-Term Liabilities$6,939,336$7,671,800$7,292,041
Current Liabilities$1,315,417$1,233,713$796,493
Total Net Assets($1,061,304)($1,100,612)($985,366)
Prior Three Years Top Three Funding Sources
Fiscal Year201420132012
Top Funding Source & Dollar AmountDMHAS $9,345,154DMHAS $9,345,154Dept. of Dev. Services $6,626,171
Second Highest Funding Source & Dollar AmountDDS $8,993,408DDS $8,932,675Dept. of Mental Health & Addiction Services $5,692,590
Third Highest Funding Source & Dollar Amount --DSS $516,527 --
Short Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201420132012
Current Ratio: Current Assets/Current Liabilities1.911.872.66
Long Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201420132012
Long-Term Liabilities/Total Assets96%98%103%
Capitial Campaign
Currently in a Capital Campaign? Yes
Capital Campaign PurposeHelpCapital Campaigns are defined as a fundraising efforts over-and-above an organization's annual operating budget. Campaigns might include the purchase of land or a building, major renovations, and major equipment purchases. Endowment campaigns may also be included if the funds are legally restricted. To provide Continuum with capital funding that enables the agency to continue to develop affordable housing for persons with disabilities. It also gives us funds for capital improvements for existing housing. Funds are also being raised for a new corporate office which Continuum so desperately needs to house the expansion of programs and employees.
Goal $12,000,000.00
Dates Sept 2012 to Dec 2015
Amount Raised To Date 9500000 as of Nov 2014
Capital Campaign Anticipated in Next 5 Years? Yes
CEO Comments
Challenges include restrictive State and Federal budgets, unfunded mandates, access to capital, and inflationary pressures. Opportunities involve outsourcing by the State and the recognition of the value of our services.
Note:  There is a $427,805 difference between the current projected revenue ($23,563,319) and expenses ($23,135,514).  This amount represents approximately 1% of Continuum's total consolidated budget.  It  is required and necessary in order to ensure that Continuum would be able to meet its expenses and obtain loans in the event of an unforseen emergency, or in order to invest in our existing or new programs. 
Foundation Staff Comments

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Address 109 Legion Avenue
New Haven, CT 06519
Primary Phone 203 562-2264 236
Contact Email
CEO/Executive Director Patti Walker MSW
Board Chair Michael Morris Ph.D
Board Chair Company Affiliation Community Volunteer


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