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.  

View Larger Map

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

_ . _

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 

_ . _

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

Latest Activity

Christel Manning's event was featured

CSNA Meeting at zoom

April 12, 2021 from 6pm to 7pm
This is the regular monthly meeting of the CSNA Economic & Community Development meeting. Agenda: plan possible Fall event for MWH opening; Mark Duda present new business plan; update on Community Dinning In Week; contact Christel to add other…See More
Friday
Christel Manning's discussion was featured

Meeting Minutes: Feb & Mar 2021

The Economic & Community Development group met on Monday, Feb. 1, at 6 pm, and on Monday, March 8, at 6 pm on Zoom. Present: Lisa Fitch, Christel, Lee, Kirk, Margaret, Kathleen, Alex, David Hunter, Natalie Coe, Mark Duda.RIVERFEST: We discussed…See More
Apr 2
Lee Cruz's blog post was featured

Your input requested, your time paid for...

Dear Neighbors:Connecticut is creating a plan to prepare the state for climate change. Decision-makers must hear from you to best support your community. Researchers at the Vermont Law School and Yale University want to aid that communication. Over…See More
Apr 1
Katie Prota's blog post was featured

Changing the Fate of a Neighborhood, One Knock at a Time

 If you've tried to schedule an appointment for a COVID vaccine, you’ve probably experienced a frustration or two. If you…See More
Apr 1
Celina Fernandez-Ayala posted blog posts
Mar 17
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…See More
Mar 1
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…See More
Mar 1
Frank Rende posted a photo

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…
Feb 22

Information You can use

Can I Recycle It?

Click here to find out:

~~~

Get Connected New Haven, a one-stop connection to resources for all of the residents in New Haven, Connecticut!

Get Connected New Haven is a continually updated, comprehensive database of services provided by the City, non-profit and community organizations for New Haven residents. It is available in multiple languages. 

If you need food or if you know of someone in need of food in New Haven click here to get information and services.

Need Help with food housing or other human needs ? Call...

Badge

Loading…
 

Spread the word...vaccination opportunities are here.

 Direct Links to the City of New Haven Information about Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Your nearest provider is Fair Haven Community Healthcare

Click here for more information.

Want to help a resident of Connecticut outside our area? Send them this link to the CT State Portal for COVID19 where any resident of Connecticut can get more info or schedule a vaccination appointment when eligible.

~

Why getting immunized matters

________________________________________________________________

When using Fair Haven Trails remember to maintain a safe social distance.

Follow & Post about Chatham Square Neighborhood Association using #CSNA

Blog Posts

COVID-19 Vaccine Q & A in Spanish 4/9/21

Posted by Celina Fernandez-Ayala on April 6, 2021 at 2:17pm 0 Comments

This Friday, from 6 pm - 7 pm, CARE and Junta for Progressive Action, Inc will host a virtual Q & A in Spanish with Dr. Marietta Vázquez about the COVID-19 vaccine. Participants will have the opportunity to pose their questions and concerns about the vaccinations directly to her!
Dr.…
Continue

Your input requested, your time paid for...

Posted by Lee Cruz on April 1, 2021 at 10:30am 0 Comments

Dear Neighbors:

Connecticut is creating a plan to prepare the state for climate change. Decision-makers must hear from you to best support your community. Researchers at the Vermont Law School and Yale University want to aid that communication. 

Over the coming weeks their team will run focus groups on equity, health, transportation, safety, and other issues in the context of climate change. In these groups, you can share your experiences and stand up for your…

Continue

Changing the Fate of a Neighborhood, One Knock at a Time

Posted by Katie Prota on March 31, 2021 at 12:15pm 1 Comment

 

If you've tried to schedule an appointment for a COVID vaccine, you’ve probably experienced a frustration or two. If you haven't had the privilege yet, no doubt you've heard others grouse about the long phone hold times, the lack of…

Continue

Community Dining Out Night mentioned as a positive in: The Precarious State of the Mom-and-Pop Store - Common Edge

Posted by Lee Cruz on March 29, 2021 at 12:30pm 0 Comments

Few businesses in the U.S. are regarded with more fondness than mom-and-pop retailers. There’s an “all’s right with the world” quality about owner-run shops that meet a neighborhood’s everyday needs and, through repeated face-to-face exchanges, help people feel they’re members of a mutually supportive community. And yet for a long time, mom-and-pop stores have been under stress. In the half-century after 1950, cars shifted much of America’s retailing to unwalkable roadside…

Continue

Photos

  • Add Photos
  • View All

Use SeeClickFix to report issues in our neighborhood

 
 
 

Traducción de esta página

Non-English speaking residents can read the content of this website by clicking on "select language" above and picking their preferred language. Once a language is selected all content with the exception of attachments will appear in that language.

Explore Living Here

Waterfront Living

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Urban Specialist Realtors

47 High St.

203.787.7800

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Find local homes for sale

Five star senior community with a tradition of quality care

118 Clinton Avenue

203.562.7222

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

20 Grand Avenue, New Haven

Local Places to Eat

Streets Boathouse Smokehouse - closed until Spring 

307 Front Street

203.787.3387

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Buen Gusto Restaurant

 379 Grand Avenue

203.772.3577

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

El Coqui Restaurant

286 Grand Avenue

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Grand Apizza Restaurant

111 Grand Avenue

203.624.7646 or

203.624.9320

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Cositas Deliciosas

271 Grand Avenue

203.782.4757

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

La Molienda Peruvian Restaurant

113 Grand Avenue

203.562.0675

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Salsa's Authentic

Mexican Restaurant

99 Grand Avenue

203.752.1265

 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Fair Haven Pharmacy

OPEN 7 Days a week. Lowest Prices Guaranteed. 10% discount on over the counter products if you mention CSNA.

Fair Haven Community Health Care

Once again Fair Haven Community Health Care has been recognized as a high achieving health center by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HRSA), and has received the gold level designation. This places FHCHC in the top 10% of the 1,400 community health centers across the country and reflects our strong commitment to high quality clinical care. The full announcement can be found here.

We are proud and happy to have FHCHC as a community partner and a major employer in our community. 

Changing the odds for Children and Families

City of New Haven

Canoes, Kayaks & more at:

Imagine. Inform. Invest. Inspire.

© 2021   Created by Lee Cruz.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service