Connecticut Parent Advocacy Center gets $200,000 federal grant

September 25, 2020

The Connecticut Parent Advocacy Center in Niantic is getting a $200,000 grant through the U.S. Department of Education’s Parent Training and Information Center grant program, U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, announced Thursday.

CPAC is a statewide nonprofit that provides information and support to families of children with a disability or chronic illness, from birth to age 26.

The funding will support programming to help parents understand the nature of their children’s disabilities and their children’s rights to educational services, Courtney’s office said in a news release.

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