Direct Services

Mentor Program - Cromwell Youth Services and Woodside Intermediate School (WIS) administers the Mentoring Program for the Town of Cromwell. The mentors commit to supporting, guiding, and being a friend to some of the students at Woodside Intermediate School for a period of at least one year and once per week.

Essential Life Skills – Classes offered to teenagers and young adults, providing information and practical skill-building to increase competency and confidence in important foundational life skills. Young people can pick and choose from classes such as Car Maintenance, Financial Literacy, Employment Skills, Basic Safety & Emergencies, and Health & Wellness.

Youth Advisory Board – Cromwell Youth Advisory Board is organized to advise and make recommendations on program direction for the Cromwell Youth Services Administrator. The board members consist of youth in the community, Cromwell Police Department, youth agency providers in the community, and parents/grandparents. Meetings held once a month in the Activity Room at the Town Hall.

Service Review Team (SRT) - A collaborative effort between area providers and families to create a service plan for youth and their families that may be experiencing some level of difficulty and/or need of assistance. Referrals can be completed by family, school, or community providers. Meetings held 2nd Friday of each month in the Activity Room at the Town Hall.

Kin Care – Support group for Grandparents/Relatives raising children. This meeting is held every 2nd Thursday of the month in Activity Room at Town Hall from 12:00 – 1:30 pm.

Hire Our Youth (H.O.Y.) - 860-632-3448 Employer/Employee Opportunity contact service.

Teen Volunteers- Cromwell Youth Services and Cromwell Belden Public Library are providing a volunteer program for Middle and High School Students to complete their volunteer hours. Youth can help at the Library, Senior Center, and Human Services departments.