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We promote the well-being of Wilton's students

by empowering youth, parents and community.

Growing up has always had its joys and heartaches, but today’s teens confront a new landscape of social media, vaping, and rising rates of anxiety and depression. Wilton Youth Council equips students and parents with skills and information to make healthy decisions. Our professionally-led youth programs provide opportunities for leadership development and drug-free fun. We educate and support parents with inspiring speakers and events. Through our collaborations with partner organizations, we create a greater sense of community and strengthen connections among families.

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PARENT EDUCATION

Our educational events provide valuable information about proven, effective strategies

for nurturing connection and resilience.

Teens & Library
YOUTH PROGRAMS

Through welcoming, inclusive programs that promote healthy choices, we seek to prevent risky behavior among youth.

Convention
COMMUNITY PROGRAMS

We partner with other local organizations in community efforts to support youth and families.

UPCOMING EVENTS

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Purposeful Play and Why It’s Important for Learning

Webinar

Wednesday, January 26, 2022
10:00 a.m.

In this discussion, Meghan Cave, BCBA, co-founder of The Hangout Spot, LLC, Connecticut’s first behavior analytic social skills development center, will outline actionable steps parents can follow to play along with their children, promoting social success and meaningful learning along the way.

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The Worry Paradox: The More You Fight Anxiety, The More It Holds On

Webinar

Tuesday, February 1, 2022

10:00 a.m.

Join us for a webinar led by Dr. Dawn Huebner and moderated by WPS staff to learn to think about anxiety in a new way and gain skills to support your child without inadvertently reinforcing their anxiety.

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