At Malta House, we take pride in not only providing exceptional care to pregnant mother’s and their children, but also in maintaining the integrity our women deserve while insuring a real hope for their futures. Please take a moment to learn more about our staff.



Claudia’s background is in independent living skills training, with emphasis on cultural and linguistically-challenged minorities. She holds a B.S. in Sign Language Interpretation from the University of New Hampshire, Manchester. Claudia’s past career translates well to the Malta House population.


Director of Development and Strategy

Carey Dougherty joined Malta House as Director of Development and Strategy in March 2017. Carey is a development professional whose experience includes serving as Director of Development for a behavioral healthcare agency in Bridgeport, CT, as well as founding and serving as Executive Director of a nonprofit helping women and children in need in Fairfield County.   She has served on several nonprofit boards and works with other volunteer organizations that focus on helping women and children. She holds a BA in English from the University of Pennsylvania, a certificate in Advanced Japanese from Keio University in Tokyo, and a Residential Interior Design Certificate from Fairfield University.




Krista has nearly 20 years of experience in the Development field.  Starting her career in Boston, she then moved to Connecticut and spent the last 12 years as the Development Coordinator at a not-for-profit in Greenwich, CT where she still volunteers.  She holds a B.S. in Psychology from Northeastern University.



Joan holds a B.A. from Loyola University, worked as Marketing Manager for Pricewaterhouse Coopers, LLP for several years and has a history of volunteering for St. Philip church in Norwalk as well as Literacy Volunteers.

Malta House seeks to expand its services by increasing the number of women and children it can serve. Help us share our Hope for Life!

There are many ways you can support Malta House:

  • Sponsor one of our events
  • Contribute to our Annual Appeal
  • Volunteer in our offices or in the nursery
  • Join us at our annual events!

To make a donation, volunteer, or for more information: or call us at 203-857-0088

We welcome your help in providing Hope for Life as our Malta House family continues to grow.