Psychology, early childhood and human development
Alternative Incarceration Center
Students work with individuals, groups and the community to assist persons who are receiving supervision because of law violations.
Association for Retarded Citizens New London County (ARC)
This organization strives to improve the quality of life of individuals with mental retardation in any and every way possible.
Boys & Girls Club of SE CT
This is a positive youth development program that promotes and enhances competence, usefulness, belonging and influence. Connecticut College students are needed to help with special events, youth work, mentoring and administrative support.
This is a family services agency that needs Connecticut College students to perform a wide range of services for the homeless population. Volunteers are also needed for pregnancy and mentoring programs (DCF teams).
Child and Family Agency
Program assists youths on probation and those who demonstrate special needs. Child and Family Agency tries to reduce repeat referrals by promoting positive involvement with the community. Connecticut College students assist with counseling, vocational training, educational and recreational activities.
Children in Placement, Inc.
This agency both trains guardians and tracks children that have been placed with them. Connecticut College students would be involved in clerical work, desktop publications and volunteer recruitment, in addition to other significant activities.
Children's Discovery Center
This organization works with infants, toddlers and summer camps. Connecticut College students assist with playground supervision, arts and crafts and field trips
Community Solutions Inc.
CSI provides supervision, treatment and comprehensive individualized services to help socially disadvantaged adults and juveniles.
Wheeler Clinic - Connecticut Center for Prevention of Child Abuse
This is a non-profit program dedicated to prevention of all forms of child abuse with an emphasis on promoting healthy family relationships.
Connecticut College Children's Program
A collaboration between the College, the New London Public Schools, and the Thames Valley Council for Community Action. Connecticut College students assist teachers, relate to students individually, lead group activities and supervise arts and crafts projects.
Connecticut College Woman's Center
This on-campus organization provides support services to Connecticut College women and also assembles discussion-groups pertaining to contemporary women's issues.
Department of Children and Families (DCF)
One intern position is available for two 8-hour days. In order to preserve families, this organization protects, improves and supports family well-being. Junior and senior students are preferred.
East Lyme Youth Services Association
This agency promotes positive youth development and provides support for families. Connecticut College students help with after-school activities and arts and crafts.
Groton Family Support Center
This center offers various kinds of education and support to parents and other caregivers. Anyone with at least one child in their care or who is pregnant may use their services.
This agency provides services that strengthen families, and hosts programs designed to prevent child abuse and neglect. Connecticut College students ae involved in the "Nurturing Program," teaching responsible parenting and empathy techniques. They also participate in group play with children up to age 3.
Montville Alternative Education Center
This center provides high school education to youth that have been identified with special behavioral and emotional challenges. Students provide one-to-one tutoring and mentoring.Volunteers also assist with group work and lead sports programs.
Niantic Center School
True to its traditions, Niantic Center School strives to help children master their basic skills, develop a strong work ethic and become self-reliant learners.
Noank Baptist Group Homes, Inc.
An organization which provides support to adolescent girls who cannot live with their families. The agency also works to resolve personal issues while encouraging both responsibility & self-sufficiency. Students assist with tutoring/teaching, mentoring, group work and recreational activities.
Riverfront Children's Center
The center fosters self-esteem in children whose parents are working or in school, and cares for them in a safe, stimulating environment. The students read to the children, and lead activities in art, music, creative movement, science and cooking.
Thames House Group Home
This is a 24-hour residential group home for adolescent girls where residents can learn the life skills necessary for family reunification or independent living. Girls attend educational programs, and receive individual & group counseling.
TVCCA Early Care and Education / New London Head Start
TVCCA is a pre-school center where students assist teachers with educational activities.
Waterford Country School
Waterford Country School is a residential school for adolescents with significant emotional and behavioral issues. Students tutor in classrooms, assist with group work and lead recreational activities.
OVCS Contact Information:
College Center at Crozier-Williams
270 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT 06320-4196