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.
School, Family, Community Partnerships
Programs focused on inter-generational instruction for adults and their children to support and increase the literacy of English Learners.
Community Based Group Homes
Providing residential programing in a community-based setting.
Neurobehavioral Consultation Services
Neurobehavioral consultation services provided by medical consultants to the River Street School.
A leadership development institute for high school students that help them understand and appreciate the rich diversity in our communities, identify issues of bias and intolerance, and develop leadership skills that will enable them to create positive change.
CREC Juvenile Detention Center Education Program
In collaboration with the John J. Allison Jr. Polaris Center, the CREC Detention Centers Education Program provides educational services to the children placed in Hartford Juvenile Detention Centers (JDC).
Student Consultation and Support
CREC experts conduct risk assessments, assess programs and services, and meet with students, parents, and staff to ensure program success and positive school climate.
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.
Polaris Clinical Day School
The Clinical Day School offers a solid foundation for the learning and support that teenagers in grades 6-12 with learning disabilities and/or significant social, emotional, mental health, and/or behavioral challenges deserve and require.
Introduction to Disabilities: Training for All Staff
Education specialists provide training to staff and/or parents to raise awareness of disabilities that adversely affect educational performance.
River Street Extended Day/Year Programs
Extended year (up to 240 days) and extended day (as late as 7:00 pm daily) programs available for students needing additional support and instruction.
Vocational services for students aged 15 and older, including work and training opportunities on campus and in community work sites.
In an effort to assist districts with the challenges of school security, CREC is offering security training and services. CREC's Director of Security is a retired State Police Lieutenant and can assist districts in various ways to ensure school security.
ATLAS has been designed to address not only the educational needs of a more fragile student, but also the social and emotional issues that may further hinder a student from reaching their full potential.
CREC mindfulness strategy services include benefits such as increased student focus and concentration, raised self-awareness and understanding of others, decreased stress, improved school-wide culture and climate, stronger impulse control, and a reduction in violence.