Senator Witkos Attends Presentation of $5,000 AT&T Donation to Prime Time House

December 3, 2012

Torrington — AT&T Connecticut announced a $5,000 donation to the Prime Time House, Inc. to help support the development of Compass Center, a rural mental health program providing community based employment opportunities for people living with mental illness in Connecticut’s northwest corner. State Senator Kevin Witkos was on hand to welcome the announcement on Friday, November 30th.

“This donation will help us further our mission and give more adults with mental illness the job opportunities they need and deserve,” stated Lisa Lynch, Executive Director of Prime Time House, Inc. “AT&T Connecticut’s contribution is great news for the Prime Time House and those who we assist in Northwestern Connecticut.”

The mission of Prime Time House, Inc. is to assist adults with serious mental illness find pathways back to independence and productivity. All pathways offer unlimited opportunities to access the same worlds of employment, education, housing, and friendship as the rest of society.

“Prime Time House is an exceptional organization, and I am encouraged that AT&T has chosen to invest in our community,” said State Senator Kevin Witkos (R-8). “This donation marks a step forward for mental health in Northwestern Connecticut, and it is my hope that innovative programs such as the Compass Center will continue to help provide job opportunities and independence for adults with serious mental illness.”

“AT&T welcomes the opportunity to help those living with mental illness pursue job opportunities in a community based setting,” stated Kinson Perry, Director External and Legislative Affairs, AT&T Connecticut. “We’re proud to help play a role in the development of the Compass Center and look forward to its success.”

For more information, please visit the Prime Time House website at