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Never Give Up

By jforrest | Apr 30, 2018

Never give up and pay it forward is the message from CJ, WYS student since 2014. “Kids go through a lot at home, at school. It’s easy to give up. WYS has been a big support system for me. Once you start there, you feel like family. WYS has always given me somewhere to go,…

National Safe Place Week

By jforrest | Mar 18, 2018

Special thanks to the Waterbury Mayor’s Office for proclaiming March 18 – 24, 2018 as National Safe Place Week to bring attention to the programs in place to assist youth in crisis. Safe Place is essential as it connects youth to services when they are in crisis and need help the most. Waterbury has 14…

Closings

By jforrest | Jan 3, 2018

Waterbury Youth Services normal hours of operation Monday & Friday – 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM; Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday – 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM; and Saturday – 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM.  In the event of inclement weather, Waterbury Youth Services will follow the schedule of the Waterbury School District. If Waterbury District…

Santa’s Workshop Sponsors

By jforrest | Dec 13, 2017

On behalf of Waterbury Youth Services and Santa’s Workshop, we would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to our sponsors and to all of our auction item donors. Their generous contribution and continued support helped to make this year’s event a great success! Santa’s Workshop, together with our caring community, help to brighten the…

Reasons To Be Thankful

By jforrest | Nov 18, 2017

  “Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving.”~W.T. Purkiser. We have many reasons to be thankful this holiday season! Because of the generosity of our supporters and our caring community, we were able to provide a Thanksgiving feast for all of our youth…

Preparing For A Successful Future

By jforrest | Oct 26, 2017

Youth from our after school programs attended several college fairs/days this month! Our WIOA (Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act) program attended the Danbury College Fair, where they had the opportunity to learn about the 220 colleges/universities/programs that are available to them. They also were able to spend one on one time with advisors and college…