Our COVID-19 Response

Creating safe volunteers.
Building a Healthy & Resilient Connecticut

Connecticut non-profits provide critical social services to the most vulnerable, including the elderly, children, and people living with disabilities. Seniors and parents make up over 50% of our volunteers.

With key non-profit personnel and volunteers forced to stay home during the COVID-19 outbreak, MWH is proud to serve as the fiduciary for a statewide communication intervention to create safe volunteers and life-long community advocates.

Learn more: An Open Letter from Public Health, Education, and Infectious Disease Experts in Connecticut, New York City, and Washington, DC >>.

Who We Are

MWH is an innovative adaptive fitness, rehabilitation, and learning center. We provide essential rehab, exercise, and skills training to people living with moderate to severe physical disabilities. Our services and support are available year-round and deeply affordable. Nationwide, MWH is the only organization that offers this level of support.  Learn More>>

The MWH Difference

A Continuum of Care

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Year-Round.  Deeply Affordable. 


“MWH has changed everything for me. I’m stronger now, and just passed my nursing refresher courses. I’ll be back working part time as a telenurse next summer, but I’ll always be Moving With H.O.P.E.”

- Mary, Moving With H.O.P.E. since 2017

“All the staff [at Moving With H.O.P.E.] are good people, and work their hardest to help me have a better life.”

- Owen, Moving With H.O.P.E. since 2015

"I thoroughly enjoyed working with the clients at MWH. The experience allowed me to see how determination, commitment, and a great support group can make a positive impact on the client’s recovery."

- Prof. Joan Sauvigne-Kirsch, Ed.D., OTR/L., The Sacred Heart University Graduate School of Occupational Therapy

“Thanks for the fabulous help you are giving to our dear friend Andrew and everyone at your center. You are a blessing to your many clients, their families, and friends. We are cheering for Andrew to regain his many abilities and talents.”

- Elie and Mike, friends of Andrew, Moving With H.O.P.E. since 2018

Stories of H.O.P.E.


"MWH has answered one of my prayers."

-Keita, fall survivor, Moving With H.O.P.E. since 2018

Keita lost 14 years of her life looking for affordable rehab. A month after her accident, Keita’s therapy benefits dropped dramatically. Years later, she moved to Florida for a clinical research trial. She saw some progress, but the cost of living was too high and transportation was difficult, so Keita returned to Bridgeport to be with her family. She had little to no rehab for nearly a decade. 

Keita found MWH in 2018. “I want to stand, fall in love, have my own house, and live a happy, normal life,” she says. “MWH is helping me reach these goals. They are one of the best nonprofits going.” Learn More >>