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Upcoming and Ongoing Events
All programs are held at Tri-Town Youth Services,
56 High Street, Deep River, unless otherwise stated.
For more information, call 860.526.3600
To register online: Online Registration

A Parent's Love
Managing the Changes of
Transitioning Children to College
7:00p - 8:30p on consecutive Mondays
August 10th, August 24th and 31st.
80 Plains Rd. in Essex.
Sessions are free; registration is required.
Light refreshments will be provided.
to register, contact Anne Peterson at
860-767-0444 or

Outstanding Ones
11-11:30 a.m. on consecutive Wednesdays
Fall Session: Sept. 9 - Nov 18, 2015
Winter Session: Jan. 6 - Mar. 9, 2016

Terrific Twos
9:30 - 10:30 a.m. on consecutive Wednesdays
Fall Session: Sept. 9 - Nov 18, 2015
Winter Session: Jan. 6 - Mar. 9, 2016

Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition
The public is welcome!
Meetings take place at Tri-Town Youth Services
9 a.m., five Wednesdays per year.
September 9, 2015

Mother-Daugher Night Out:
Getting Ready for Change
September 30, 6:30 p.m.
John Winthrop Middle School
$25 per mother/daughter pair
Call Tri-Town at 860-526.3600 or register online. Registration required.

"What Got Me Through"
Our Community Story
Friday, October 2  at 8 p.m.
Saturday, October 3  at 8 p.m.
Sunday, October 4 at 2 p.m.
at the Chester Meeting House
' What Got Me Through' is the uplifing tale of
tri-town's ordinary people doing extraordinary things.
While attendance is free,
seating is limited and tickets are required.
Call Tri-Town, 860-526-3600, for more information 
or stop by Tri-Town Youth Services for tickets.
Mental Health First Aid
Certification Training

October 13 and 20 (both required for certification)
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at
Deep River Public Library Community Room

Let's Go Lego! Family Fun
Sunday, October 25 from 1-2:30 p.m. at Tri-Town


Program Cancellation Policy:
In the event of inclement weather and Region 4 schools are closed, you can safely assume Tri-Town programs will be cancelled. If in doubt, tune to NBC Connecticut on television (or visit or try WFSB on TV (or go to for cancellation information.

See Something, Hear Something, Say Something!
Call the TIP LINE!*

Parents and/or youth can report underage
drinking, drug use, unsupervised parties,
or any suspicious activity anonymously.

                 860-767-4340 x130

Interested in making an online credit card donation to support Tri-Town?
You can, at our secure PayPal site. Thank you!

Use Charity Blast to shop online at your favorite store where a percetage of your purchase goes to Tri-Town, at no charge to you!

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For more information about opportunities to contribute to Tri-Town Youth Services, 860.526.3600 or

Tri-Town Youth Services Bureau, Inc.
P.O. Box 897
56 High Street
Deep River, Connecticut 06417

Did you know that the more
Developmental Assets
youth possess, the more likely
they will be emotionally healthy
and successful in life?

Read the results of Tri-Town's most recent youth survey
--Profiles of Student Life: Attitudes and Behaviors--
in our 2013 Report to the Tri-Town Community!

* Tips go directly to the state police.

Support Positive Youth Development:  Our Common Cause!

Additional Child and Youth Resources

Happening Now


For information about the impact of marijuana on the developing teen brain and the challenges parents and youth face in the light of changing legislation (decriminalization, medicalization, legalization) both locally and nationally, see Marijuana-Free: Navigating the Teen Years, download the Partnership for Drug Free Kids' Marijuana Talk Kit, and/or see our regularly updated page:

                  Marijuana: Weeding Through

Friday, September 18 from 6  - 10 p.m.
at the Deep River Historical Society

Buy your ticket(s) online now via Paypal


or purchase at Tri-Town Youth Services,
56 High Street, Deep River!

Ticket prices: $30/each or 2 for $50. Save $10!
This event will be BYOB.

Featuring multiple bands with the
Dizzy River Band as headliners.

To grow your Family Assets, "Like"
Tri-Town Youth Services on Facebook

Youth Job Bank
Employer Application         Youth Application

Introducing Kim Wesler, Tri-Town's
New Parent Resource Coordinator

Kim Wesler is an Integrated Early Childhood/Special Education Connecticut certified teacher. Over the last 15 years, she has held multiple teaching positions in Massachusetts and Connecticut focusing on Early Childhood development.

Kim's speciality is high risk populations and children with mild to severe Autism and emerging behaviors. She has worked closely with children, parents, teachers and administrators to create innovative programs and Individual Education Plans that support and motivate children of all ages and ability levels. She has a passion to support children and parents in their individual educational and developmental journeys and strives to design programs that bring value and support to their journey. Kim  has worked with children and their families in multiple capacities in the public school setting and is now excited to utilize these skills to support the families of the tri-town Community