Youth and Family Services

COVID-19 UPDATE

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Youth & Family Services (YFS) office will be CLOSED to the public until further notice.

The Clinical Services Division is accepting new clients and hosting virtual appointments. Please visit the Clinical Services web page for more information. 

Please consult individual program web pages or contact department staff to inquire about the status of specific programs and services. Virtual programming is also available through the links below.

 

COVID-19 Resources:

Resources for Mental Health and Daily Essentials

Youth & Family Services Resources

View all Virtual Programming offered by the Town during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Substance Abuse Prevention Resources

Request a Virtual Appointment with a Clinician - NEW

 

About Youth & Family Services (Y&FS)

Glastonbury Youth and Family Services is a Town agency devoted to programs and services that respond to the needs of Glastonbury youth and their families. The division is comprised of three programs, Clinical Services, Creative Experiences, and Outreach Services. Click the links below for more information on each program.

Address:          321 Hubbard Street Glastonbury, CT 06033
Office hours:  
Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Phone:             (860) 652-7660
Fax:                  
(860) 652-7659 

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Youth and Family Services

Updated on 09/04/2019 12:14 PM

Clinical Services

Clinical Services is committed to supporting and advocating for the social and emotional development of Glastonbury youth and their families. Currently, these services are provided free of cost in a professional and confidential environment. Clinical Services offers: individual counseling, family counseling, group counseling, crisis intervention, community consultation and education, and parenting programs. 

Creative Experiences

Creative Experiences programs offer opportunities for young people to become positively involved in the community, to learn social skills, to effectively utilize those opportunities, and to receive appropriate rewards as a way to reinforce what is being practiced. The programs provide a fun, experiential, and inventive learning environment. Some of Creative Experiences programs are: Peter Pan Players, the Summer Musical, the Fall Production, Natural Caregivers, Youth Services Action Group, Odyssey of the Mind, Pass It On, and PeaceJam. 

Outreach Services

Outreach Services are prevention and intervention programs that are offered in the Glastonbury community, school system, and Welles Village. An outreach worker is housed in Glastonbury High School and Smith Middle School respectively during the school year. The outreach workers provide support and information to the community. Some of the programs offered through Outreach Services are: Peer Education, Peer Mediation, WACY, and the Homework Club.

Glastonbury Youth and Family Services is a member of the Connecticut Youth Services Association (CYSA website link).

2009 Youth Report - Drug and Alcohol Survey Link

2009 Parent Report - Drug and Alcohol Survey