-  IN THE NEWS  -

United Way Day of Caring was Extraordinary

By Katiana Smith | Sep 14, 2022

A tremendous Thank You to United Way and Arianna Motta, Volunteer Engagement Coordinator, and to our amazing volunteers from FD Community Federal Credit Union, Torrco, and Webster Bank, for another spectacular Day of Caring. Each year United Way holds a Day of Caring for not for profits who need various projects done. On Thursday, September…

Summer Camp at Camp Kiwanis Highlights

By Katiana Smith | Aug 31, 2022

Our campers this summer participated in a myriad of experiences. Our campers explored the lake and discovered lots of interesting creatures like lake mussels, snails, frogs, fish, and all kinds of bugs! They did yoga with Corina Parkmond from Please Breathe Yoga in Waterbury. Youth enjoyed solar energy experiments, lots of sports and athletic activities,…

Waterbury Youth Services’ Back to School Rally a Resounding Success!

By Katiana Smith | Aug 26, 2022

Waterbury Youth Services free 25th Annual Back to School Rally on August 17 at Fulton Park was an incredibly successful day thanks to the hard work, initiative, and teamwork of Waterbury Youth Services staff, City of Waterbury, Department of Education, our volunteers, over 40 community agencies and businesses who gave away a fun supply of…

Our Annual Santa’s Workshop & Toy Drive is Back and Needs You!

By Katiana Smith | Aug 12, 2022

We’re planning a comeback event and we want you to mark your calendars. After a two year hiatus due to Covid, we are excited to announce our 37th Annual Santa’s Workshop & Toy Drive is back! On Thursday, December 8th, 2022, we invite you to join efforts in bringing joy to our youth during the…

COVID-19 Safety Information Session

By Katiana Smith | Jun 8, 2022

Have you tested positive for COVID at home and are uncertain about what to do next? On Wednesday, June 22 at 6 pm EST, join Liany Arroyo, public health expert and director of Hartford’s Department of Health and Human Services, for a virtual presentation and discussion about how to stay safe from COVID. This 1-hour…

Congratulations POWER Graduates

By Katiana Smith | Jun 1, 2022

On Thursday, May 19th, 2022, 14 dedicated individuals completed our POWER Program. Power is a comprehensive, 26 week professional home day care training program offered at Waterbury Youth Services. The program assists participants in acquiring the skills enabling them to work in and/or operate their own business in the area of childcare. The program is…