MDE Clinic (Multidisciplinary Examinations)
The Polaris Center has been providing multidisciplinary examinations (MDE) of children entering DCF care since 2005. These services include medical examinations, mental health assessments, developmental assessments, educational assessments, and dental screenings.
Soundbridge Birth to Three
The Soundbridge Birth to Three program specializes in working with families to help their children with hearing loss develop listening and spoken language skills.
Indoor recreational space available for short- and long-term use. Open in the evenings for full-court basketball, volleyball, badminton, indoor soccer, or any other team sport that requires the use of a gym.
Polaris Food Service and Catering
Polaris catering offers food services to local education agencies, community agencies, and organizations for events such as: school meals, meetings, orientations, employee luncheons, workshops, seminars, or open houses.
Montessori Training Center Northeast
Using Dr. Maria Montessori's theories of teaching and education, students are awarded internationally recognized AMI diplomas upon completion.
American Heart Association CPR and First Aid Training
Specialized training offered for American Heartsaver CPR and First Aid in a fun and educational environment. Experienced instructors provide more than just the information; they instill the confidence needed to handle any emergency situation that may arise.
Renewable Energy Solutions
These services aim to reduce energy costs and reliance on traditional fuels through the design and installation of solar photovoltaic systems to reduce electricity costs and solar thermal to lower hot water costs for domestic hot water.
Energy Management and Audits
The preparation of a broad energy management program with upfront building energy audits allow clients to understand and plan projects which will bring the biggest return on taxpayer's investment.
New building systems with direct connections to the internet provide the opportunity to reduce energy costs by remotely monitoring of HVAC, boilers, and lighting, reduction of peak loads through active management, and utility bill monitoring.
Soundbridge is a regional program for children with hearing loss who are using spoken language to communicate and to learn.
Energy Efficiency Program
This program features active energy management, peak load reduction solutions, and renewable technology. Thorough evaluation of a building's energy infrastructure and defining and planning for the scope of opportunity and its financial benefits.
Energy Conservation Measures
Included within a broader energy program, these services help reduce energy costs through conservation and deployment of technology such as LED lighting, high efficiency boilers and HVAC system controls and co-generation of electricity.
Outdoor Adventure Therapy Program
The Polaris Center offers a full-scale high and low Adventure Therapy ropes course managed by staff that have extensive experience and training in the field of ropes course initiatives and experiential learning.
STRIVE (Southern Transition Real-World and Independent Vocational Education)
The STRIVE Program is a community-based transition program for students with disabilities ages 18 to 21 years old. The students participate in community-based work experiences, independent living skills, and community outings.
Outpatient Mental Health Clinic for Children & Families
Polaris Outpatient Mental Health Clinic for Children and Families provides high-quality mental health services to children, adults, and families in the community. Individual, family, couples, and group therapy including psychiatric consultation and medication management.