Life skills learning center for young male adults, ages 18 and over
Adolescent outpatient treatment for anxiety disorders, located in Hartford.
Residential life skills learning center for young adult males (ages 18 and over) with behavioral and emotional issues. Located in Maine.
860-437-4550 New London
Provides programs dealing with child abuse, family violence, teen pregnancy, children’s health care, child care, parenting, child guidance and family preservation.
Provides indigent children with experienced lawyers who give them a voice in family court. Also provides information in legal matters involving children and advocates in support of legislative policies that advance the well-being and best interest of children.
Mental health, substance abuse and community release services, including juvenile mental health and substance abuse treatment programs in Norwalk and Stamford.
Resource database for parents, schools, and community-based organizations on agencies throughout Connecticut that provide information, training and/or support services to parents of children with disabilities.
203-748-2351 24 Hour
Community-based resource assisting at-risk, runaway and homeless youth, ages 12-20, and their families. Free services include short-term individual and family counseling, case management, temporary shelter, advocacy and referrals.
Provides adult mentors to children, ages 7-14, from one-parent families in the Housatonic Valley region.
The nation's largest and most comprehensive residential education and job training program for at-risk youth, ages 16-24.
203-327-KIDS 24 Hour
Free, 24-hour crisis intervention, counseling, and emergency shelter, prevention programs throughout Connecticut.
Provides services that strengthen families and help to prevent child abuse and neglect, including parenting classes, anger management classes, referrals, counseling, and advocacy.
Job Training, Academic Training, Skills Training
for young adults, ages 16-24.
A community nonprofit organization that provides private psychotherapy for no fee (or a low fee).
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