Chatham Square Neighborhood

A Diverse Fair Haven Community with Historic Homes 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 and business people creating and sustaining community and pride in our neighborhood. Made up of residents of all ages, races, and ethnicities CSNA covers the area of Fair Haven bordered by Grand Avenue, Ferry Street, Middletown Avenue, and Front Street. Over time, our volunteers have also come from other areas of Fair Haven and adjacent neighborhoods.

We work together to enrich the neighborhood by offering activities for children, organizing social gatherings, supporting local businesses and addressing community concerns. You can join us by attending any of the events listed below. You are also welcome to sign up to get notices of upcoming activities, just register on this website. If you have questions you can reach us at: ChathamSquareNeighborhood at or at (203) 936-9459.


Informative links:

- Fair Haven Trail Map Postcard

5.8 mile Fair Haven Urban Trail opens to the public

CFGNH Recognition of our Work

NRDC Recognition of our Work

Fair Haven History Daily Nutmeg 

- Neighborhood Traffic study

Read more about our Neighborhood

We meet at the Mary Wade Home the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 6pm. Join us.  

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2018 Calendar of Monthly Meetings

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 Belive...

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

Latest Activity

Kara Hunter posted an event

Mary Wade Parkinson's Support Group at Mary Wade

December 19, 2018 from 1pm to 2pm
23 hours ago
Lee Cruz posted events
Nov 20
Virginia Chirsky's video was featured

Fiona Haggerty – SAE – Mapping of River

Fiona’s SAE is mapping the Quinnipiac River and trail and helping the Quinnipiac River and Trail Committee. She was motivated to start this particular SAE because the river was close and she wanted to help the community. She has learned different…
Nov 13
Lee Cruz posted photos
Dec 16, 2015



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New Haven Farms- Program Manager position

Posted by Haley Goldblatt on December 6, 2018 at 11:38am 0 Comments

Program Manager job description

POSITION DESCRIPTION: New Haven Farms Program Manager

Organization Overview:​​ New Haven Farms (NHF) is an innovative community based non-profit with the mission to promote health and…



Posted by Patricia Kane on November 27, 2018 at 3:21pm 0 Comments

Telephone: (203) 936-9459







November 21, 2018 ~ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm…


In Search of Reading Volunteers!

Posted by Sarah Miller on November 14, 2018 at 3:37pm 0 Comments

Dear neighbors,

Our son Pablo's amazing second grade teachers at Columbus School would love to find a few volunteers to work one-on-one reading with children in their classroom, during the morning reading time from around 9-10am. It could take place once per week or every day. Whatever you can do will be welcome and appreciated. Many of the kids are English language learners and could use a little extra support and encouragement. Reading with a child is a great way to start…


Parkinson's Support Group at Mary Wade

Posted by Kara Hunter on November 7, 2018 at 3:23pm 0 Comments

Due to the Thanksgiving holiday!

This months support group is going to be the fourth Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 1:00 pm  


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