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Coffee shop that employs people with developmental disabilities to open in Greenwich

A unique type of coffee shop will soon be opening in Greenwich.

News 12 Staff

Sep 7, 2020, 9:25 PM

Updated 1,378 days ago

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A unique type of coffee shop will soon be opening in Greenwich.
The historic Mead House on Maple Avenue will soon be home to Coffee for Good. It is a collaboration between the non-profit Abilis and the Second Congregational Church.
The shop will help people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to get a job and will train 24 employees in its first year--between 40 and 60 its second year.
“We anticipate the training program to vary between six and 12 months and they will be gaining the professional technical skills they need to go out and perform many of these functions in café and retail environments,” says founder Deb Rogan.
Officials say they hope to have the shop open by next spring.


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