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Wheeler’s Foster Care team is collecting new back-to-school supplies for children and youth in foster care. Items will be accepted through August 12, 2021, and may be dropped off at 88 East Street, Plainville, on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 9 am to 3 pm.

New items are needed, including folders; notebooks—1, 3, 5 subject; book covers; pens and pencils; crayons; markers, glue and glue sticks; scissors, book bags, erasers, and pencil boxes; index cards; highlighters, rulers, binders, and pencil sharpeners. Cash donations also will
be accepted. If individuals cannot drop off items on the days/times above, they may contact Wheeler’s Foster Care Team at 860.793.7277 or and the team will arrange an alternate date and time.

About Wheeler’s Foster Care Programs
Wheeler’s Foster Care programs, funded by the Connecticut Department of Children and Families, provide 24-hour support to families and youth. Wheeler’s programs provide a higher level of care and resources, including supports to meet the needs of children and youth and help them heal from abuse, neglect, trauma, and more.

For information about Wheeler Foster Care opportunities, call 860.793.7277, email or visit

About Wheeler
Wheeler provides comprehensive solutions that address complex health issues, providing individuals, families, and communities with accessible, innovative care that encourages health, recovery, and growth at all stages of life. Our integrated approach to primary and behavioral health, education, and recovery creates measurable results, positive outcomes, and hopeful tomorrows for more than 50,000 individuals across Connecticut each year. Learn more: