Youth & Family Services
What is our Mission?
We seek to promote the social and emotional health of our youth, families, and community by creating opportunities to engage, educate, and empower all citizens of Norwich.
How do we achieve this?
Positive Youth Development and Leadership Opportunities
Juvenile Justice Diversion
Mental Health Services
**Our offices are currently closed to the public; however, staff is in the office**
Individual & Family Counseling
Erin Haggan, LCSW is set up to do telehealth therapy sessions with Norwich residents 21 and under. If families don’t have access to the internet, phone sessions can be scheduled. For a consult or to schedule an appointment, contact Erin.
The Peace At Home Parenting program offers 100 recorded classes and offers live classes regularly for FREE!!!
Topics include Routines & Chores, Managing Screen Time, Positive Discipline, Being Your Child’s Emotion Coach, as well as several classes related to COVID-19 management skills. Classes are separated by type and by age categories (birth – young adult). And additional classes/topics are added each week!
Upon check-out, please use the 06360 zip code no matter what town the person registering is from, and use discount code PEACE2020 for FREE classes! Discount code is valid through June 2021!
The "When it Builds Up, Talk it Out" campaign provides parents with access to trained professionals who will provide support and resources, if necessary.
The "Talk It Out Line" is available Monday through Friday from 8 am to 8 pm and on weekends from 1 pm to 8 pm and has both English and Spanish capacity.
We are doing our part to help the community prevent underage drinking by providing free liquor stickers. 86% of underage drinkers report consuming alcohol in their home or someone else’s. These stickers will help prevent that from happening. Learn more or obtain stickers by emailing Tiana Powell
BIPOC Mental Health Awareness
Family With Service Needs Information & Referrals
We have many videos for parents and kids on managing challenges, virtual touch-a-truck videos and our staff Story Time readings.