Education

Hamden Adult Education

The mission of Hamden Adult Education is to develop well-educated citizens who embrace education as a lifelong experience. Classes cover a wide range of topics, including GED preparation, ESOL, citizenship, career transitions,basic skills training, computer literacy and enrichment activities.

Hamden's Partnership for Young Children

The mission of Hamden's Partnership for Young Children is to work with families and the communities to plan, coordinate, and improve services for all children. We seek to ensure that our children are healthy, start school ready to learn, perform successfully in school, and have stable, economically self-sufficient families so they may grow up to become productive, contributing members of society.

Keefe Center

Located at the M.L. Keefe Community Center in the heart of southern Hamden, Community Services has a staff of five full-time employees. In addition to Town funding, Community Services received a grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), which allows the department to assist residents in avoiding evictions, foreclosures and utility service interruptions.

P.L.A.C.E Multicultural Children's Museum and Creative Arts Center

The Museum and Art Center offer visitors an opportunity to celebrate individual and cultural differences through participation in unique programs, interactive exhibits and hands-on workshops. P.L.A.C.E. also sponsors an Annual Multicultural Festival.

Paier College of Art

Modeled after the traditional art schools at the turn of the century, the Paier College of Art offers students the unique opportunity to learn their respective disciplines under the tutelage of seasoned professionals. By teaching timeless artistic fundamentals, students are empowered to produce work utilizing traditional or digital methods.

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