CHILDREN & YOUTH

§ Charlotte Hungerford Center for Youth and Families

(860) 489-3391  www.charlottehungerford.org

§ Brooker Memorial Early Learning and Child Care Center

Torrington  (860) 489-5437

§ Child Care Centers

Canaan Child Care Center ………………… (860) 824-0597

Cornwall Child Center …………………….  (860) 672-6989

Falls Village Day Care ……………………   (860) 824-0882

Housatonic Child Care Center (Salisbury) …(860) 435-9694

Kent Children’s Center ……………………. (860) 927-4168

Sharon Day Care Center …………………...         (860) 364-5182

Warren Church Community Childcare …….         (860) 868-2236

§ CT Commission on Children

www.cga.ct.gov/coc

§ CT Early Childhood Alliance

 (860) 819-3647   www.earlychildhoodalliance.com

Committed to improving development outcomes in learning, health, safety and economic security for children birth to 8.

§  Care 4 Kids

(860) 214-5437

Help for low to moderate income families in CT to pay for child care costs (sponsored by CT DSS)

§ Department of Children and Family Services (DCF)

62 Commercial Boulevard, Torrington CT 06790

(860) 496-5700 or (860) 842-2288

§ Family Strides

Referrals, home visits, parenting education

(860) 482-3236  WIC (860) 489-1138

http://www.familystrides.org  Hablamos Espanol

§ Housatonic Youth Service Bureau

(860) 824-4720

Falls Village

Business Hours: 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. or by appointment for evening hours. 

Director: Nicholas Pohl, MSW

Email Address: npohl@hysb.org

Website:  www.hysb.org

Physical/ Mailing Address: 236 Warren Turnpike Road, P.O. Box 356, Falls Village, CT, 06031.

The Youth Service Bureau offers resource and referral information, youth advocacy, short-term counseling for youth to age 21, parenting and grand-parenting classes, crisis intervention, parent support and education groups, coordination of area service provider meetings and community education on youth and family issues. There is no charge for services. The programs are open to all residents in Kent, Cornwall, Sharon, Falls Village, Canaan, Lakeville, and Salisbury.

§ Summer Camps and Programs

Audubon Sharon.

325 Cornwall Bridge Rd, Sharon, CT 06069

(860) 364-0520  www.sharon.audubon.org

 

Camp Sloane YMCA

124 Indian Mountain Road, Lakeville, CT 06039

(860) 435-2557  www.campsloane.org

 

See also:  www.campiswithinreach.org

 

Camperships or reduced rates often available.  Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation can also help.  See www.berkshiretconic.org and go to “SearchApplyforScholarships.”  (Watch out for deadlines.) Many towns have their own summer programs, and some have summer jobs for teens as well.  Call your social service agent or first selectman.

 

The Housatonic Youth Service Bureau provides internships: www.hysb.org

§ WIC (Women, Infants and Children)

Torrington  (860) 489-1138  www.benefitsapplication.com

 

WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) program Connecticut provides special supplemental nutrition services to low income families living in Connecticut. Under the program, eligible families will receive food as well as nutrition related education and support. Eligible persons may be parents, stepparents, guardians as well as foster parents of infants or children under the age of five. The Program also provides nutritional food and services to pregnant and postpartum women. Breastfeeding mothers will continue to receive WIC benefits in Connecticut during the first year of breastfeeding.

 

 

Webmaster: Harding Bancroft 2014  webmaster@nwcares.org