Madison, Connecticut

Welcome to Madison Youth and Family Services

Madison Youth and Family Services is an agency established in 1983 by the Town of Madison. It is charged with the development and delivery of a range of services for the young people of Madison and their families.

MISSION: The agency exists to foster the healthy development of the children of Madison and their families through progressive programs that offer prevention, community coordination and treatment services.

Detailed information on all of Madison Youth & Family Programs is located on the Services & Programs Section of this website.


Madison Youth and Family Services have teamed up with Parent Support Counselor Barb Baycroft to present "Dissolving a Marriage Saving a Family". This dynamic educational program is a must for any parent committed to protecting their children from the harmful and long-term effects of their divorce.

Madison Memorial Town Hall
Saturday March 29, 2014 from 9am to 3pm
Monday March 31, April 7th and April 14th from 7 to 9pm.

Pre Registration Required $120.00
Scholarships available.
For information call Madison Youth and Family Services

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Your community and your state have been very busy trying to bring more essential services to our citizens in need. Please feel free to contact either Heather Castrilli or Wendy Larson for details on the many other state and local assistance programs not listed. Including food stamps, health insurance, Medicare, Medicare Part D, if you or someone you know is in need please give us a call we are here to help.

Peer Advocates

Madison Youth and Family Services’ Peer Advocates is a program for high school age youth who are interested in helping their peers.  The training sessions facilitate self-awareness, understanding, communication skills, and knowledge of resources relating to young people.

The Winter/Spring cycle of 13 training sessions will begin in February and will end in late May.  Any Madison youth in grades 9-12 is eligible to participate in the Winter/Spring training cycle.  Applications will be available beginning January 2, 2014 at Madison Youth & Family Services at 10 School Street, and at Daniel Hand High School's Guidance Office.  Applications must be returned by 3:00 p.m., Thursday, January 16, to either location. For more information, contact Taffy Bowes at Madison Youth & Family Services (203-245-5657)or at