• A Case for Giving



    Wagner's Fine Luggage & Gifts in Stamford is holding its 4th annual luggage trade-in program from February 1 to February 28. Head to Wagner's with your rolling bag to receive store credit and your gently used luggage will be generously gifted to Domus' youth and their families. Check out all the details HERE. Big thank you to Wagner's for their continued support in our youth! 


  • Let the Madness begin...

     

    The road to the Final Four kicks off Thursday, March 15th at Louie's Italian Restaurant & Bar in Darien! Join us for some apps, open bar, and a good time. Our 2nd Annual March Madness night is a no-pressure way for you and your friends to learn about Domus and the ways you can get involved. For more information and to buy tickets click HERE. Don't forget to spread the word. May the best bracket win!

  • In need of small engine repair?

     

    Well you're in luck because our youth at Work and Learn Program are fixing lawn mowers, tuning snow blowers, changing oil, and more! For more information, check out the flyer HERE

    (Photo Credit: Richard Freeda)

Our Results

graduation croppedUnderstanding what works and what needs to be changed enables us to be better teachers, family advocates, and outreach workers. Across the organization, we’re committed to measuring change, setting goals, and telling our stories in ways which show you what results we’ve accomplished with your investments.
 
 
  • Stamford Academy high school students averaged greater school-year growth on the STAR Reading assessment than 67% of students nationwide with similar achievement histories.
  • Trailblazers Academy middle school students averaged greater school-year growth on the STAR Reading assessment than 59% of students nationwide with similar achievement histories.
  • Domus Academy middle school students averaged greater school-year growth on the STAR Math assessment than 79% of students nationwide with similar achievement histories.
  • 95% of youth referred to our juvenile court diversion program successfully avoided re-arrest in the six months following program completion.
  • 65% of the youth in our summer programs improved or maintained their literacy levels, successfully avoiding the summer slide—the school-break learning loss that sets back low-income youth an average of two months in reading skills.
  • 100% of eligible youth in our residential program graduated from high school and went on to college or a vocational program.