Chatham Square Association

Fair Haven is a Diverse Community with a Rich History and a Beautiful Waterfront

Welcome (Bienvenido, Benvenuto, Powitanie, Bonjour! Willkomme,歡迎, ברוךהבא أهلا وسهلا, Bonvenon) to Chatham Square online.

Who We Are & What We Do

We are an all-volunteer group of residents, nonprofits, and business people creating and sustaining community in Fair Haven. We are a diverse and inclusive community. Everyone is welcome.

We organize monthly community gatherings--on alternating months, either a Community Dining Out Night at a local restaurant or a Community Soup Night at a resident's home or a nonprofit. These events aim to build community in our neighborhood, support local businesses, and raise awareness about local nonprofits. In the process of building community, we learn about and address local concerns. CSNA also offers neighborhood tours focusing on: art, culture, environmental justice, history, local food and more. Tours are arranged upon request. 

We  raise funds to: 

  • support neighborhood activities that build or sustain community,
  • improve the image of the neighborhood and/or to
  • facilitate social gatherings.

To learn more about community activities join this website. If you live in the area come to an event and get to know your neighbors.

Contributions to CSNA are welcome but not required. Donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. If you would like to make a donation, please see the instructions below.

To contact us:

Email-  ChathamSquareNeighborhood at gmail.com

Phone- (203) 936-9459

 

Fair Haven Trails

Postcard Map

copies of this postcard are available at the Fair Haven Branch of the New Haven Free Public Libraries 182 Grand Avenue.

Informative links:

- Fair Haven Trails on: You Tube

- Fair Haven Trail Map Postcard

Fair Haven Trail opens

CSNA & The Community Foundation

- Practical Lessons for Turning Around a Neighborhood

Fair Haven History Daily Nutmeg 

Neighborhood Traffic study

Read more about our Neighborhood

We respectfully acknowledge the indigenous people that inhabited this land before us the Quinnipiac and other Algonquian speaking people. We thank them for their stewardship of this land and we pay respect to their Spirits, Ancestors, Elders and their Community Members past and present.

Due to the pandemic CSNA meetings are currently suspended. for information contact us at the email address below.

We meet  the third Wednesday of January, April, August and December at 6pm,  Mary Wade Home. Join us.  

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Who Supports Us

Your support and the contributions of the businesses and nonprofits listed in the column on the right makes this website and our community activities possible. Please do not forget to let contributors know that we appreciate their support.

Your tax deductible donation can be made via the United Way of Greater New Haven. In the memo line write: CSNA to make sure they know that your donation is designated to our neighborhood.  Thank you for your support.

What We Believe...

The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members ~ Coretta Scott King

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One of the marvelous things about community is that it enable us to welcome and help people in a way that we couldn't as individuals. When we pool our strengths and share the work and responsibility we can welcome many people ~ Jean Vanier 

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Every time we decrease children's opportunity for free play by increasing time at school or some other adult-directed activities, we reduce further their opportunities to control their own lives, to learn that they ar not simply victims of circumstance and powerful others ~ Peter Gray

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Metal Lathe Training at MakeHaven

March 7, 2021 from 10am to 5pm
Hands on learning of the fundamentals of safe and practical use of a Metal Lathe.Students who successfully compete this class will earn the Metal Lathe badge, allowing ongoing use for members. No previous experience required.The Learning Objectives are as follows:Identify the locations and function of the milling machine's E-stopIdentify and demonstrate proper use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)Explain and Identify Lock Out-Tag Out procedure and guidelines for the milling…See More
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Katie Prota's blog post was featured

Fair Haven Community Health Care Offers COVID-19 Vaccines

Since the end of December 2020, Fair Haven Community Health Care has been on the front lines making sure that our patients and community receive the COVID vaccine. We are now offering appointments for the COVID vaccine to all those deemed currently eligible by the CT State Guidelines. EligibilityYou can click here if you need more information to confirm your eligibility. AppointmentsAppointments are available Monday to Friday at our 374 Grand Avenue…See More
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Esther Rose-Wilen's blog post was featured

Raised Garden Beds, Compost Systems, and other products offered by local high school students

Hi CSNA!The Growing Entrepreneurs at Gather New Haven are continuing their Raised Bed installation business this year, under the leadership of Chatham Square resident and HSC Junior, Juan Marroquin. Juan and his team will build an install a Raised Garden Bed or a Compost System in your yard! We are also piloting Clotheslines this year--an amazing idea from Kathleen Flynn! For more information on pricing, materials, and how to order, check out our order form below or email us at…See More
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Chatham Place at Mary Wade

84 apartment Assisted Living & Memory Care community. Beautiful 1 bedroom and studio style apartments. Chef prepared meals, housekeeping, linen service, 24 hour nursing/CNA staff, transportation to doctor appointments, social activities, daily…
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"Vaccinate Fair Haven" - Volunteer Sign Up / "Vacunar a Fair Haven" - Registrarse como Voluntario

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Fair Haven Community Health Care Offers COVID-19 Vaccines

Posted by Katie Prota on February 23, 2021 at 12:16pm 0 Comments

Since the end of December 2020, Fair Haven Community Health Care has been on the front lines making sure that our patients and community receive the COVID vaccine. We are now offering appointments for the COVID vaccine to all those deemed currently eligible by the CT State Guidelines.

 

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Raised Garden Beds, Compost Systems, and other products offered by local high school students

Posted by Esther Rose-Wilen on February 28, 2021 at 3:30pm 0 Comments

Hi CSNA!

The Growing Entrepreneurs at Gather New Haven are continuing their Raised Bed installation business this year, under the leadership of Chatham Square resident and HSC Junior, Juan Marroquin. 

Juan and his team will build an install a Raised Garden Bed or a Compost System in your yard! We are also piloting Clotheslines this year--an amazing idea from Kathleen Flynn! 

For more information on pricing, materials, and how to order, check out our order form below or…

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