Our Team


Resident Directors: John and Laura Walsh

John and Laura are thrilled to be back for another year. The Walsh’s are long-time New Canaan residents who raised three children in town. Empty nesters, they took on the challenge of managing the ABC house back in 2013 and have done a wonderful job creating a safe and welcoming environment for our scholars. They report that the 2016/17 school year is already off to a terrific start!

Resident Tutors: Grace Mills and Elle Carroll

Both Grace and Elle are starting their first year with the ABC program. Grace is a recent graduate of Salve Regina University in Newport, Rhode Island with a bachelors of social work.  She is currently studying for her Masters of Social Work at Fordham University and has an internship at the Behavioral Health Outpatient Services in Norwalk.  Elle received her Masters of Engineering from Cornell University and works full time as  an engineer in Wilton.  She loves traveling, the gym, and any outdoor activity.  Both women are welcome additions the ABC team!

Cook: Beth Jones

Beth starts her seventh year as cook for the ABC House.  She has been providing nutritious and delicious meals (on a tight budget no less) to the boys and our resident staff. Beth is also one of the Town’s Selectmen and is an active gardener.

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