Local Foundations Boost After School Program

By Katiana Smith | Jan 27, 2020

Peoples’ United Foundation, Elisha Leavenworth Foundation, Thomaston Savings Bank Boost After School Program EDUCATION Empowering afterschool program for high school students gets boost from community Foundations.   For many Waterbury students, the end of the school day means the start of an afternoon without direction, without productive activities, and sometimes without supervision. Afterschool programs provide…

CAC Ribbon Cutting

By Katiana Smith | Sep 12, 2019

Ribbon Cutting October 16, 2019 12:30pm CHILD ADVOCACY Join us Oct. 16th at 12:30pm (83 Prospect St., Waterbury) for this historic Ribbon Cutting Ceremony marking the expansion of our Child Abuse Interdisciplinary Team to a full-fledged Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) serving Greater Waterbury. RSVP. I plan to attend!

Open House 2019

By Katiana Smith | Sep 11, 2019

Open House October 15, 2019 4-6pm EDUCATION, CAREER, CLINICAL & PREVENTION PROGRAMS Waterbury Youth Services will host an Open House in celebration of its new programs as well as 43 years of service. This free event is open to the public and will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 15 from 4pm-6pm at the agency (83 Prospect…

ASF Grant Strengthens After School Program

By Katiana Smith | Sep 11, 2019

American Savings Foundation $41,500 grant strengthens After School Program EDUCATION A Good High School Goes a Long Way But What Kids Learn Outside the Classroom Can Be Just As Powerful American Savings Foundation awarded a $41,500 grant to Waterbury Youth Services, Inc. (WYS) for the agency’s flagship after school program for high school students “Linking…

Help Great Childhoods Happen This April

By Katiana Smith | Apr 2, 2019

Donate April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month Help make great childhoods this April. On April 10th, the Greater Waterbury Child Abuse Interdisciplinary Team (CAIT) will plant 100 pinwheels at their headquarters at Waterbury Youth Services to raise awareness that April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and to remind residents that services are available…

ION Bank gives $3,000 to support Urgent Client Needs for Homeless Youth

By Katiana Smith | Mar 21, 2019

ION Bank Foundation Awards WYS $3000 for Urgent Client Needs for Homeless Youth Population Served:  Low-income, at-risk youth ages 6-24. Program: Homeless Youth Resource Center/Youth & Family Emergency Services (YFES) Location of Population Served:  Greater Waterbury area. Funds will support Urgent Client Needs for YFES Program, incling: bus passes for school/work/interviews, security deposits for housing, personal…