Your Gateway To Our Programs & Services

Positive Youth Development is the primary philosophy that underpins all Waterbury Youth Services programs. The 40 Developmental Assets are integrated into program delivery. Our belief reflected in program outcomes is that all youth need to have: a personal sense of safety, a sense of well-being, support to work toward a higher degree of self-sufficiency and positive relationships with caring adults.

After-School & Employment Programs


Linking Academics To Life (LAL)

  • Entrepreneurial Program (E-Program)
  • Journalism
  • Senior Prep
  • Woodworking

Prospect Youth Service Bureau (PYSB)


CT 4-H Mentoring Project

  • Creative Arts
  • Dance
  • Karate

Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA)

Juvenile Justice Programs




Juvenile Review Board (JRB)


Local Interagency Service Team (LIST)


Truancy Prevention

Summer Programs


Kiwanis Summer Youth Camp


Pregnant & Parenting Teens


Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA)


Summer Youth Employment (SYEP)


Support Services


Community Housing Assistance Program (CHAP) & Community, Housing, Educational & Enrichment Resources Program (CHEER)


Homeless Youth Resource Center


Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning (LGBTQ)Support Group


Project Safe Place


Youth & Family Emergency Services (YFES)