• Brooker Memorial Early Learning and Child Care Center

    Torrington  (860) 489-5437

  • 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)

  • Charlotte Hungerford Center for Youth and Families

    (860) 489-3391  www.charlottehungerford.org

  • 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 Department of Children and Families (DCF)

    62 Commercial Boulevard

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

  • CT Early Childhood Alliance

    (860) 937-6025   www.earlychildhoodalliance.com

    110 Bartholomew Ave., Suite 4020, Hartford, CT 06106

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

  • 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: Kelly Parker, MPA

    Email Address: info@hysbct.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 Jewell YMCA

    6 Prock Hill Road, Colebrook, CT 06021

    (860) 379-2782   camp.jewell@ghymca.org

     

    Camp Sloane YMCA

    124 Indian Mountain Road, Lakeville, CT 06039

    (860) 435-2557  www.campsloane.org

     

    See also:  http://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 Parks and Recreation Committee.

     

    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.