• 5th Annual Greater Hartford Reentry Employment and Resource Fair held by Chrysalis Center's Employment Support Network (ESN).

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  • Governor Malloy Visits Chrysalis Center

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  • Volunteers in action from Russell Phillips & Associates, LLC

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  • Tee Up for Vets

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Chrysalis Center is a private, non-profit, socially innovative multiservice organization that serves individuals and families living in the State of Connecticut. 

Chrysalis helps those living in poverty, Veterans, woman and children, young adults and individuals that are struggling with mental health, addiction, HIV/AIDS, those returning from incarceration and homelessness.   Through job training, employment services, housing and other community healthcare services, Chrysalis Center helps individuals transform their lives by

“Getting help…  Getting better…  and Giving Back.”


chrysalis (kris-uh-lis): the cocoon of a butterfly or moth

Our name and butterfly logo symbolize the transformation people undergo as they work to change their lives.

Community Connections

  • Farmers Market
    Farmers Market
    Farmers travel from all over Connecticut to bring fresh vegetables, fruits and flowers, as well as homemade goodies, to our Farmers' Market.
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  • Freshplace
    Freshplace is a fresh food pantry serving the Upper Albany and Asylum Hill neighborhoods in Hartford.
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  • Green Door Gallery
    Green Door Gallery
    The Green Door Gallery offers space to showcase artistic talents of those we serve as well as community members.
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  • La Cocina
    La Cocina
    La Cocina (“the kitchen”) is a commercial kitchen offering culinary arts training for low-income individuals.
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  • Railway Gardens
    Railway Gardens
    Railway Gardens is a volunteer effort to grow fresh foods for patrons of the Freshplace food pantry.
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