Welcome to the Town of Groton, Connecticut

Youth and Family Services

Stephen Pulaski, LCSW

Groton Youth & Family Services (GYFS) provides intervention and prevention services for at-risk children and youth. All services are free of charge.

Intervention Services include:

  • Short Term Counseling
  • Preliminary screening for depression, suicide, sexual/physical abuse, ADD/ADHD
  • Information and Referral
Counseling appointments are offered Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm, with extended hours available upon request, based upon client need and staff availability. GYFS offices are family-friendly and are located on the bus route.

Prevention Services are collaborative activities that are school and community-based. Services include programs offered at town and school facilities on a variety of topics geared toward children and youth. Programs can be individualized for specific venues or audiences.