A Better Chance of Wilton has been an important part of the Wilton community since it was first conceptualized in 1994 by a group of community, business and spiritual leaders. … Continue reading »

In 2003, it became apparent that the successful program was outgrowing its Godfrey Place location. Board member Lynne Vanderslice chaired a capital campaign that raised more than $700,000 and facilitated … Continue reading »

We own and operate two houses, complete with paid Resident Directors and cooks. The Resident Directors act as surrogate parents for our scholars while they are away from home. The … Continue reading »

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Our goal is to provide participating scholars with a “typical” Wilton High School experience. ABC scholars participate in sports, go to the prom, belong to the National Honor Society, or … Continue reading »

In their sophomore year, each scholar is assigned a college coach, who helps the scholar through the college application process – from taking the SAT, completing applications and financial aid … Continue reading »

Each scholar is matched to a host family in town, with whom they spend each Sunday and one full weekend a month. This broadens the scholars’ horizons further and often … Continue reading »

We encourage our scholars’ families to be engaged in the development of their child while in our program. An Academic Liaison and a Parent Liaison keep families informed. Our scholars … Continue reading »

Wilton citizens, foundations, organizations and others have been extremely generous and committed to ABC by contributing on an ongoing basis the funds necessary to maintain the quality of the program. … Continue reading »