Youth Services is committed to developing a counseling relationship based on mutual respect, and to creating a warm and trusting environment in which to facilitate the counseling process. Youth and families are active participants in the process and work as a team with the therapist in working towards their goals.
A marriage and family therapist is employed by the town to assist Ellington’s youth and family with many life issues and concerns. All services are confidential.
Our counseling services are based on a sliding fee scale.
Our counseling services can help with the following issues:
Alcohol and drug concerns
Depression and anxiety
Divorce and separation
Illness or death of family/friends
Physical or mental abuse
Support groups may be offered after school, in the evening and during the school day. Youth Services works with the schools to offer programs for students during recess and/or class time.
Ellington Youth Services offers a wide range of groups throughout the year. Topics covered include: