About CHDI

Mission, Vision & Strategy

The Child Health and Development Institute is a catalyst for improving the health, mental health and early care systems for children in Connecticut.

Our Vision

All children have a strong start in life with ongoing supports to ensure their optimal health and well-being.

Our Mission

To ensure healthy outcomes for all children in Connecticut by advancing effective policies, stronger systems, and innovative practices.

Our Strategy

We identify, demonstrate, support and promote effective health and mental health care innovations that will result in sustainable change, working in partnership with providers, policymakers, academic institutions and state agencies.

Our Strategic Process: