Enriching Lives Through Learning

The Cardinal Shehan Center has been fulfilling its mission of enriching lives through learning in Bridgeport, CT since 1962!



Give From the heart


What We Do

We offer a variety of programs that address the educational, recreational, cultural, and social needs of moderate and low-income families and young people.

The Center commits itself to offering a clean, safe environment where positive, growth-enhancing opportunities are offered regardless of race or religious affiliation. This is accomplished by providing a wide variety of programs and activities to meet a wide variety of interests!

How to Help

Give From the Heart

We rely on your generous support to continue growing and evolving our many programs to meet the needs of our children and families. Your investment into our future leaders can make a difference that lasts a lifetime.

Join Us

Get Involved!

There are many ways to get involved with the Cardinal Shehan Center and experience the rewards of working with children. Your time and talent can make a world of difference, so please reach out and get involved with our team!