About us

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Our team of motivated and talented Individuals are passionate about the future success of Families in Hartford and surrounding areas.  I invite you to partner with us in supporting our endeavors as a student, parent, volunteer, presenter, sponsor or donor. 

Thank you for your interest in our organization.

Our Team:

Founder

Toni Meyers

Toni Meyers is a Human Service Specialist she specializes in (DBT) Dialectical Behavior Therapy,
Co-Occurring Disorders, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse. And regularly attends training
sessions, with decades of successful experience she brings to her position a well-established
background in Addiction & Psychiatric she is a conscientious professional who takes pride in her
work.
Toni worked from 2004 to 2022 with The Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services
(DMHAS). She has always displayed a high degree of integrity, responsibility, and ambition.
With her excellent leadership skills, she became a supervisor on the addiction unite where she
continued to be kind, caring, and compassionate. In addition, Toni is a board member and
founder of Achieving, Knowledge, Nurture, Power, Within (AKNEW) Organization

Co-Founder

Jacqueline LeGrier

Co-Founder

Faye Dickerson

Vocational Rehab Counselor

Charisse Williams

Board Members

Stacy Cull

Vigrina Adams

Victoria Steele

Barbara McClaine

Advisiors

Lorenzo Jones

Janice Murry