Join us for the 19th Annual Run for The Cove at the Guilford Fairgrounds this year!  Mark your calendar for Sunday, October 16th and we hope you will become a fundraiser to make the event a success.  Did you know that this is our largest fundraiser of the year to benefit Cove programs?  Donations and sponsorships help us to support our programs statewide.  Click here for our event page.































Free for 18-25 Year Old Grieving Young Adults           


Camp Erin Connecticut Registration for 2017 will open this winter.  The Cove and The Moyer Foundation have partnered to host a free summer camp for children from across CT who are grieving
the death of a loved one or significant person in their life.

We are also seeking donations to support our ability to provide camp in 2017. 






The Cove Coordinating Office Staff

The Coordinating Office is located at: 250 Pomeroy Avenue, Suite #107, Meriden, CT 06450

Click on staff names to send an email.

Mary Andersen
Executive Director
Mary Andersen is the Executive Director and oversees and directs Cove activities that include: Cove family sites, professional development and school programming, Camp Erin, administration, community outreach, fund development, campaigns, grants and donor recognition, marketing, and day to day operations of The Cove

Ayanna Belton
Program and Camp Erin Connecticut Coordinator 
Ayanna provides support for The Cove's programs, including registration for the Family Program, "Good Grief" School Program, Camp Erin, Professional Development, community outreach and referrals. 
Please email: ayanna@covect.org

Paula King 
Fund Development Assistant
Paula is responsible for supporting all fund development activities including special events, campaigns and donor recognition.

Cove staff can be reached by dialing the following extentions at
(203) 634-0500:
14 - Mary Andersen, Executive Director
15 - Ayanna Belton Program Coordinator: Cove and Camp Erin CT
16 - Paula King, Fund Development Assistant

The Cove Family Sites

The Cove hosts Family Program support group meeting sites in community locations in the following areas in Connecticut:

  • Easton - Cathy Fisher, LCSW - Site Director
  • East Hartford - Jennifer Barrett, LCSW - Site Director
  • Guilford - Michelle Dailey, LMFT - Site Director
  • Meriden - Barbara Giangreco, LMFT - Site Director
  • New Haven - Karen Denvir, LCSW- Site Director
  • Stonington - Jaime Miller, LCSW - Site Director
  • West Hartford - Valerie Cordiano, LMFT - Site Director

Once enrolled, participants are connected directly with the Director of their site.  Specifics on Cove Family Site locations are kept confidential from the general public to avoid "walk-ins" for group sessions, and to maintain confidentiality and respect for grieving children and families.

These sites can be contacted through The Cove Coordinating Office during regular office hours Monday through Friday.  Our phone number is (203) 634-0500. For general inquiries, email info@covect.org.