Upcoming Events/Trainings/Opportunities

Ongoing Trainings/Programming

  • QPR ("Question, Persuade, Refer") Suicide Prevention Training This training is available for schools, youth groups and community groups. Contact Angelo @ 860-823-3782 acallis@cityofnorwich.org
  • Substance Abuse Prevention & Education This 7 week course covers basic information on most drugs, including alcohol, marijuana, opioids, inhalants & vaping. Participants will receive accurate information about the affects of drug use on the body, particularly the brain, and on their personal development and choices. This class is appropriate for most middle school & high school youth. Parents or school personnel can make referrals for this program to Christine Goracy @ 860-823-3782 ext. 3481

Opportunities

  • Voices for Middle School Students This 10 week group is for students enrolled in Aspire at Teachers’ Memorial Global Studies Magnet Middle School and is held on Thursdays during Aspire hours at Norwich Youth & Family Services (75 Mohegan Road) Transportation is provided by Norwich Public Schools. Participants in this group will have the opportunity to talk about relationships, body image, self-esteem, future goals and more in safe place. The group is facilitated by our Partnerships for Success Peer Advocate and an MSW intern. It begins meeting January 24, 2019. To sign up your child, contact Tim Allen, Site Coordinator at TMGSMMS - 860-823-4212
  • The Council for Middle School Students This 10 week group is for students enrolled in Aspire at Kelly STEAM Magnet Middle School and is held on Wednesdays during Aspire hours at Norwich Youth & Family Services (75 Mohegan Road) Transportation is provided by Norwich Public Schools. Participants in this group will have the opportunity to talk about cultural influences, bullying, relationships, self-confidence, future goals and more in safe place. The group is facilitated by Andre Jones. It begins meeting February 6, 2019. To sign up your child, contact Site Coordinator at Kelly STEAM - 860-823-4211