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Silver Hill Hospital

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Join a very special group of gardening enthusiasts who have, for over 30 years, been making stunning floral arrangements for Silver Hill Hospital's patient units, reception areas and dining room. This group meets only on Tuesday mornings from 9:00 am to noon to arrange nature's floral bounty in vases and whimsical planters that delight patients and bring even more vibrancy to Silver Hill's indoor spaces. An orientation to the hospital is required. We ask you to provide one written reference and authorize the hospital to conduct a criminal background check. All volunteers must also show proof of a negative PPD (tuberculosis screening). Please contact Lisa Ruggiero, director of volunteers at 203-801-2320 or to set up an initial meeting.

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About Silver Hill Hospital


208 Valley Road, New Canaan, CT 06840, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Silver Hill Hospital is to provide our patients with the best available treatment of mental illness and addiction; and to offer continuing support, counseling and education to our patients and their families in every phase of illness and recovery. For over seventy years, Silver Hill Hospital has been at the forefront of psychiatry and leads the way in providing the best treatment for psychiatric illnesses and addiction. Our track record of success is based on a carefully executed team effort, one that uses an array of powerful tools, talent and knowledge to help people turn their lives around.


Silver Hill Hospital is a not-for-profit, nationally recognized, independent psychiatric hospital offering diagnosis and treatment for the full range of psychiatric illnesses and substance use disorders.

Because Silver Hill is a hospital that provides both inpatient and residential treatment, patients have the advantage of our unusually broad and comprehensive range of programs. Patients who are acutely ill and who require intensive psychiatric and nursing supervision are treated in one of our adult or adolescent inpatient units. Treatments there tend to be medically oriented and the stay is typically short.

Patients who are ready for more psychological and behavioral interventions can be treated in our residential Transitional Living Programs, where there is more openness and the treatment course is longer.

All volunteers are requested to grant permission for a background check and are required to participate in an initial orientation and training process (group or one-on-one with volunteer manager)


We'll work with your schedule.


208 Valley RoadNew Canaan, CT 06840



  • Gardening
  • Horticulture




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Tuesday mornings, minimum 2x per month

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