In the News

Women & Family Life Center was recently asked to join the Governor’s Council on Women and Girls

July 30, 2019,  Zip06

Recognized for its work along the shoreline to advance opportunities for women and girls, Women & Family Life Center will serve on the Subcommittee on Health and Safety. 

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"Girls for Girls" Raises $18,000 for Women & Family Life

June 25, 2019, Shoreline Times

 Building confidence and giving back to the community has been at the core of Limelite Dance Studio since it opened its doors in 2005.

On Thursday, June 6, after years of dancing through Limelight, 12 students organized The Limelight Project, “Girls for Girls” fashion dance gala, raising over $18,000 for the Women & Family Life Center. Click here to read the full article.

Guilford Wrestling Team Donates to Community for Every Pin During Season

May 12, 2019, NBC Connecticut by Gabrielle Lucivero

"You know an all-male wrestling team supporting a women's organization was just really phenomenal to us,” said Meghan Scanlon, executive director of the Women and Family Life Center. Click here to watch news clip.

20 Towns in 20 Days: Guilford has history, and really good food

May 10, 2019, WFSB News Channel 3 by Nicole Nalepa & Kaitlyn Naples

Also during 20 Towns in 20 Days, Channel 3 made a $1,000 donation to the Women & Family Life Center in Guilford. Click here to watch news clip.

Invigorated Focus, Amazing Energy: Meghan Scanlon Leads WFLC 

April 10, 2019, The Guilford Courier by Pam Johnson

For women and families who don’t have that support system, there’s WFLC.  “Our goal is for them to come here and access services, but I think our main goal is also to help them realize that they never again are going to be alone. We’re always going to be here; you have a built-in community,” Meghan says.   Click here to read the full article.

Guilford Seeks Grant to Aid Shoreline Home Insecure

March 06, 2019, The Guilford Courier by Zoe Roos

While locals are rarely confronted with the plight of the homeless or housing insecure along the shoreline, it’s an issue that’s not limited to urban areas. To help address homelessness and housing insecurity in the Greater New Haven area, the Town of Guilford is teaming up with local partners and United Way to try to access grant funding. Click here to read the full article.

Three Local Women Come Together to Make a Difference for Women and Families on the Shoreline 

February 21, 2019, The Guilford Courier

A founding member of Women & Family Life Center, a volunteer at the center, and a local photographer and artist came together to share the beauty of the Guilford Green and raise funds for the Women & Family Life Center.  Click here to read the full article.

Thea Martin: Real Change Starts at Home

January 02, 2019, The Guilford Courier by Jenn McCulloch

When Thea Martin began pursuing her career in law, she was drawn to public policy and social justice, but as she began practicing, she found her true calling as a divorce attorney. A self-proclaimed feminist, Thea found herself fighting for women and children. Click here to read the full article.

Shoreline Legislators Meet for Women & Family Life Roundtable

December 19, 2018, The Guilford Courier by Zoe Roos

“In an effort to deepen the public conversation about what we do and what we see as needs, the Center suggested that we start an annual get together with our elected officials to explain what we see on the ground to help inform the work that you all do that can help us better serve our clients,” said WFLC Program Director Wendy DeLucca. Click here to read the full article.