The Hamden Youth Services Bureau seeks to improve the quality of life for the children, youth and families of Hamden by providing a variety of programs and services. The Bureau creates and fosters opportunities for Hamden youth and their families to learn and grow in positive ways. The Youth Services Bureau provides programs in the areas of Youth Employment, Year-Round Childcare Programs for pre-k through sixth grade, Substance Abuse Prevention, Positive Youth Development, Delinquency Prevention, Youth Recreation, Information and Referral, Parent Education, Arts and Cultural events, Youth Enrichment activities, Community Teen Activities and Seasonal events and activities. Programs and activities are provided at the main offices at the Keefe Community Center, Youth Center at 60 Putnam Avenue, P.L.A.C.E. art studios, The Space music and arts venue and in all Hamden schools and at various community sites.
Resource Guide for Hamden Children, Youth, and Families (PDF document)