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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:


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
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


Jacqueline LeGrier


Faye Dickerson

Vocational Rehab Counselor

Charisse Williams

Board Members

Laronna Ward

Faye Dickerson

Juliet Relph

Kaynan Reddick


Lorenzo Jones

Janice Murry

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