1988:

  • ECDC is founded
  • Oakwood group home opens

1989:

  • Hickory Hill group home opens
  • Rogers Lake group home opens
  • Roxbury group home opens
  • Dimmock group home opens

1996-1998:

  • Rope Ferry group home opens
  • Gales Ferry group home opens
  • Roxbury group home opens
  • Laurel group home opens
  • Barton group home opens

1999:

  • In-Home Support Voluntary Services begin
  • Medically Fragile Services begin to be offered

2000-2002

  • In-Home Support Voluntary Support services begin
  • DCF Pre & Post Adoptive Services become available
  • Black Point Day Program opens
  • Uncasville group home opens

2003-2005

  • Individualized Vocational Support Services
  • Supported Living Services become available
  • Center group home opens
  • Extended Day Services offered

2006-2007

  • Center Road day program opened Behavioral Assessment
  • Program Development Services for families
  • Agency based prevocational programming begins in Quaker Hill & Gales Ferry with Bozrah/Ledyard School Districts

2008-2009

  • Opened new prevocational program site in Niantic
  • Agency based prevocational programming began in the East Lyme School District

2014:

  • District Integrated Individualized Educational Programming began in the Salem School District

2015:

  • Agency based prevocational programming began in the New London School District
  • District Integrated Individualized Educational Programming began in the Middletown School District
  • District Integrated Individualized Educational Programming began in the East Hampton School District

2017-2018:

  • Expanded Adult Day Service Options and moved to a new Life Skills Facility in Waterford
  • Opened the agency’s first CRS setting, Chapel Hill
  • Transition Academy is opened in East Hampton
  • The prevocational program services moved from Niantic to Waterford