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Celebrating Excellence In Youth

By jforrest | May 10, 2017

Parents, teachers and friends, along with Waterbury Youth Services’ staff and board members, came together to celebrate excellence in youth! These special young people were recognized for demonstrating outstanding character in one of our four “Character” categories: Citizenship, Community Service, Initiative & Leadership. Congratulations to all of the award recipients and a very special thank…

Student Success Week

By jforrest | Apr 11, 2017

It is “Student Success Week” at Waterbury Youth Services! We are hosting a week of activity for the youth in our afterschool programs. Each day will have a theme: Keys To The City, Youth Advisory Board, Public Health Ambassador and College Preparation. What a great way for the youth to stay busy and have fun;…

Thank You Ion Bank Foundation

By jforrest | Mar 13, 2017

We would like to thank the Ion Bank Foundation for awarding Waterbury Youth Services with a check for $1,000 for our Truancy Case Management Program. Last year this program helped 531 students who were chronically absent by providing case management services. These much needed services included assessment of student and family needs in relation to…

National Safe Place Week 2017

By jforrest | Mar 8, 2017

Project Safe Place, an outreach network of Waterbury Youth Services is celebrating National Safe Place Week (NSP). NSP Week takes place March 19-25, 2017. This nationally recognized week highlights Safe Place, an outreach and prevention program which brings together businesses, organizations and volunteers to provide immediate help and safety for all young people. Unfortunately, youth…