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Youth & Social Services

David Doherty Municipal Building
6 Fairfield Boulevard
(203) 294-2175
Fax: (203) 294-2703

Director:  Craig Turner
Program Coordinator:  Janice Server
Counselor:   Marion Gracey
Social Services Caseworker:  Kimberly Stein

The Wallingford Department of Youth and Social Services provides programs, activities and services that promote both a positive, healthy community and develop healthy, capable young people and families. We also provide services to families in need during times of crisis. Our programs and activities include:

  • Alternative to Suspension Program (ATOD) 
  • Babysitting Course (middle school students) 
  • Board for Youth
  • Chess Club
  • Counseling (youth and families)
  • Crisis Assistance Services 
  • Crisis referral 
  • Educational Programs (Parenting, Tobacco, Alcohol, Child Development) 
  • Emergency Fuel Assistance
  • Family Enrichment Programs
  • Healthy Community Initiative
  • Holiday Assistance Programs
  • Information Resource Center
  • Mayor's Council on Substance Abuse Prevention
  • Operation Fuel (Fuel Assistance)
  • Parent/Child Playgroups (2-4 years)
  • Peer Advocates (high school) (students helping students)
  • Project Graduation (substance-free graduation party for senior high schools)
  • Red Ribbon Week (anti drunk driving and drinking program) 
  • Salvation Army Assistance Programs 
  • School-based Assemblies/Educational Programs
  • Wallingford Family Day Celebration
  • Youth Job Bank
  • Youth Recognition Awards (Presidential Award for Community Service)

Note:  The Town of Wallingford is not licensed with the Office of Early Childhood and is not required to do so.

WE CARE (Wallingford Early Childhood Alliance Resources and Education

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