SADD is a group of middle and high school students who meet weekly to discuss and create ideas and activities to promote healthy decisions and lifestyles among New London teens. Membership is limited so please call the NLCCC office at 860-440-6648 to set up an interview.
The JRB is a community-based diversion program. Community-based diversion is the act of diverting juveniles from the Juvenile Justice System and connecting them with local services and agencies to meet their needs. Call 860-442-1497 to speak with the JRB Case Manager.
NYLA is a youth service bureau that promotes positive outcomes for children, youth, and families by supporting a wide range of comprehensive services and community collaborations. For more information please call the Youth Affairs office at 860-442-4994.
The Writer’s Block Ink, founded in 2003, is a nonprofit organization that empowers youth to advance key skills through all aspects of theatre. Their primary mission is to arm young voices with the power of pen and prose, reinforcing teamwork, accountability, and responsibility to ignite social change on the page and stage.
Encourages and empowers broad participation by the youth who learn work and life skills, receive leadership training, and serve the community. They grow and distribute fresh food, assist in educational projects with children and families, and enjoy a rich first work experience.
New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) is an ocean adventure nonprofit that provides STEM-based education programs, on and off the water, for students from all walks of life. NESS uses sailing, marine science, powerboating, and adventure sports as teaching platforms.
The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club of New London County is a partnership between the two nationally affiliated groups with a focus on serving the city’s at-risk youth. The Salvation Army approved the formation of the new venture in May and the Boys & Girls Club of America approved a charter for the program in June.
Ledge Light Health District (LLHD) serves as the local health department for East Lyme, Groton, Ledyard, Lyme, New London, North Stonington, Old Lyme, Stonington, and Waterford, Connecticut. LLHD is a special unit of government, allowing member municipalities to provide comprehensive public health services to residents in a more efficient manner by consolidating the services within one organization.
Child & Family Agency nurtures children and families to develop their strengths through its services, partnerships, and advocacy.
Sound Community is a private, not-for-profit organization dedicated to educating, assisting, and supporting individuals with persistent mental illness and/or substance use disorders. They work tirelessly to create a culture and environment in which recovery and wellness are possible.
The mission of the Connecticut Junior Republic (CJR) is to provide care, treatment, education, and family support for at-risk, special needs, and troubled young people so they can become productive and fulfilled members of their communities.
The Community Foundation is here to bring people together to work towards a healthy, thriving, sustainable Eastern Connecticut. They do this by putting philanthropy into action to address the needs, rights, and interests of our region while fulfilling the passions of our donors.
Safe Futures saves lives, restores hope, and changes the future for those impacted by domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and trafficking in southeastern Connecticut.
The Hispanic Alliance envisions an active, involved, progressive, and generous Hispanic community. We see our role in the advancement of our region, contributing to the gifts of our heritage and exploring new ways to enhance communication and collaboration with the community-at-large.
The New London Community Meal Center serves an estimated 75,000 meals per year and provides lunch five days a week, dinner six days a week, including Saturday dinner served by a downtown New London church.
The Drop-In Community Learning & Resource Center of New London is a grass-roots organization that believes that youth empowerment begins with serving the community. Since 1970 they have been fostering the academic and social development of children and promoting family engagement.
Hearing Youth Voices is a youth-led social justice organization that is working to create systemic change in the education system in New London, Connecticut.