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Program Information

Do you have enough health insurance? Are you uninsured or underinsured? You may be eligible for State health care programs for children and adults.  NYFS staff will help you find more information.

Join us at C.H. Booth Library on Wednesday, July 7, between 5 and 7 pm, or on Thursday, July 8, between 10:30 am and 12:30 pm, when we will help you determine if you are indeed eligible for health care coverage.

The library is at 25 Main Street. For more information, call Jill Pluta, LMFT, Clinical Director, at Newtown Youth & Family Services, at 203-426-8103.

Performance and Quality Improvement

PQI Meeting: In our effort to create quality programs responsive to community needs, Newtown Youth & Family Services invites all interested members of the community to the monthly PQI meetings.

The next meeting will be Thursday, July 15, from 9 to 10, at the Church Hill Road NYFS office.

Family Programs & Events

*Parent Education Program (PEP): Putting Children First is a State of Connecticut program required as a prerequisite to granting a divorce. Sessions are designed to help families cope with the effects of divorce on children. Call Sheila at NYFS for more

Youth Programs & Activities

*Job Bank: Job Bank is now taking applications from qualified 13-18-year-olds who want employment babysitting, pet sitting or performing other household chores. Call Monday through Friday between 3 and 5 pm for an application.

Support Groups

*Alateen meetings are Tuesdays from 7 to 8 pm.

This program is for youth affected by somebody else’s alcoholism. At meetings members share their personal experiences, and learn to find personal happiness, whether or not the alcoholic in their lives is still drinking.

*Circle of Parents: This mutual self-help support program for parents is based on a simple and time tested model: through peer-to-peer leadership and support at weekly meetings, people in a parenting capacity can, over time, gain self-esteem, overcome isolation and improve their parenting skills by exchanging support and positive parenting suggestions.

The group meets on the first and third Monday of each month at 7 pm. Call Jessi at NYFS for additional information or to sign up.

All programs take place at NYFS, 17 Church Hill Road, unless otherwise noted. For more information or to register call 203-270-4335.

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