Resources for Youth

In our continued commitment to youth and their families, OPP has gathered important local and national information to promote safety and wellness. We hope the information provided below serves as a valuable “go-to” in times of need. To submit suggestions of additional resources to add to this page, please email info@opp.org

Help

211 of Connecticut | https://www.211ct.org/ *Ask to speak with a Youth Navigator

Talk It Out Line | http://talkitoutct.com/ | 1-833-258-5011

Planned Parenthood | 1229 Albany Avenue, Hartford CT 06112 | (860) 728-0203 | plannedparenthood.org

The Village for Families and Children | Telehealth – (860) 236-4511 | thevillage.org | Connect with a therapist, physician or care coordinator. No one will be denied access to services due to inability to pay.

Hartford Public Schools | Telehealth (for students) – (860) 937-6223 | https://www.hartfordschools.org/health-services/ | Reliable medical advice from clinic staff, virtual clinic appointments, prescriptions called in to pharmacies.

CT Women’s Education and Legal Fund | https://www.cwealf.org/ |860.247.6090 | cwealf@cwealf.org 

Center for Children’s Advocacy | https://cca-ct.org/ | (860) 570-5327

City of Hartford | Hartford Family Resources Directory: http://www.hartford.gov/collaborations/2425-hfrd | List of 350 organizations in Hartford that provide family resources children, youth and adults.

Food Shelters: Foodshare
Food Pantries

Housing Assistance: Shelter Listings

How to Make a DIY No-Sewing Face Mask:

Leisure

Virtual Escape Room: Hogwarts

Free Apps for Apple and Android:

Podcasts: Apple | Android

Calm : Apple | Android

House Party (Group Video Chat) : Apple | Android

White Noise Lite : Apple | Android

Tingles (ASMR) : Apple | Android

Garage Band (Audio Recording ) – Apple

Music Maker Jam (Audio Recording)Android

Splash (Beatmaking)Apple | Android

Work Opportunities