We are an agency created through legislation, monitored by the State Department of Education and upholding the professional standards of CYSA.
CT Youth Services Association
Standards of CYSA
- To be one of the lead local prevention agencies in Connecticut. Prevention is an active process of creating the community conditions that promote the well being of young people.
- Mobilize our communities to encourage citizens, institutions, service organizations, and decision-makers to plan programs and strategies that foster positive youth and family development.
- Provide ongoing assessment of youth concerns/issues and coordinate communities to maximize the use of their resources to meet youth needs.
- Offer opportunities for youth involvement in community policy decisions affecting their development.