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Youth & Social Services

David Doherty Municipal Building
6 Fairfield Boulevard
(203) 294-2175
Fax: (203) 294-2703
     Office Hours:  Mon thru Fri, 9 am - 5 pm

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

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:

  • Babysitting Course (middle school students) 
  • Board for Youth
  • Coalition for a Better Wallingford - Partner
  • Counseling services (youth and families)
  • Crisis assistance services 
  • Crisis referral 
  • Educational programs (Parenting, Tobacco, Alcohol, Child Development) 
  • Emergency energy assistance
  • Family science nights
  • Holiday for Giving
  • Information resources
  • Matching Payment Program (electric assistance program)
  • Mayor's Council on Substance Abuse Prevention
  • On The Team (athletic recreational sport financial assistance)
  • Operation Fuel (bank site)
  • Parent/Child Playgroups (2-4 years)
  • Wallingford Peer Advocates (high school) (students helping students)
  • Project Graduation (substance-free graduation party for high school seniors)
  • Red Ribbon Week (healthy living, substance education) 
  • School-based assemblies/educational programs
  • STEM Academy (science, technology, engineering and math)
  • Summer Youth Employment Program
  • WECARE (Wallingford Early Childhood Alliance, Resource & Education)
  • 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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