Youth Services

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The Youth Services Department is open for in-person services but individuals are asked to wear a mask regardless of their vaccination status. 

Please follow the Youth Services Department's Facebook page for information and tips. 

The Department of Youth Services provides positive learning experiences for youth that will promote a sense of self worth and community involvement. The department also advocates for youth issues on a local, regional and state-wide level.

The Department of Youth Services is a municipal agency established in 1971. It has played an integral role in the Town’s effort to maintain a high quality of life for our young people and their families.

The Department of Youth Services advocates for youth state wide and provides therapeutic counseling, several positive youth development programs and outreach services to help meet the needs of East Hartford’s youth and their families.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Cephus Nolen Jr. LCSW Director (860) 291-7181
Jen King, LCSW Program Coordinator (860) 291-7183
Marc Bassos Outreach Coordinator (860) 291-7182
Stacy Krechko Administrative Assistant (860) 291-7179