Shane M. Kinsella Memorial Fund

(860) 491-2249

This fund was established in memory of infant Shane Kinsella who died of SIDS. Fund are distributed to children of Goshen to help offset costs associated with camp attendance, extracurricular activities, recreational programs, school programs, college application costs and other needs.

Shane M. Kinsella Memorial Fund2023-06-28T17:17:53-04:00

Caroline T. Brooks Fund

(860) 491-2308 x 228

This fund provides subsidized medical care for qualified Goshen children under the age of 18 for eyes, nose, throat and dental treatments.


Caroline T. Brooks Fund2023-06-28T17:09:52-04:00

WIC (Women, Infants and Children)

Torrington  (860) 489-1138

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.

WIC (Women, Infants and Children)2022-03-21T17:08:43-04:00

Summer Camps and Programs

Audubon Sharon.

325 Cornwall Bridge Rd, Sharon, CT 06069

(860) 364-0520


Camp Jewell YMCA

6 Prock Hill Road, Colebrook, CT 06021

(860) 379-2782


Camp Sloane YMCA

124 Indian Mountain Road, Lakeville, CT 06039

(860) 435-2557


See also:


Camperships or reduced rates often available.  Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation can also help.  See 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 Parks and Recreation Committee.


The Housatonic Youth Service Bureau provides internships:

Summer Camps and Programs2022-03-21T17:07:13-04:00

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: Kelly Parker, MPA

Email Address:


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.

Housatonic Youth Service Bureau2022-03-28T14:45:09-04:00

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)

Care 4 Kids2022-03-21T15:39:19-04:00
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