Sandy Hook Info

January 8, 2013

Newtown Youth and Family Services, Inc. Sandy Hook, CT 06482 (203) 426-8103 NYFS is a licensed, non-profit, mental health clinic and youth services bureau dedicated to helping children and families achieve their highest potential. NYFS provides programs, services, activities, counseling, support groups and education throughout the Greater Newtown area.

The following charities were among the many that assisted in the immediate aftermath of the Newtown shooting.

 

Newtown Youth and Family Services, Inc.
Sandy Hook, CT 06482
(203) 426-8103
NYFS is a licensed, non-profit, mental health clinic and youth services bureau dedicated to helping children and families achieve their highest potential. NYFS provides programs, services, activities, counseling, support groups and education throughout the Greater Newtown area.

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Danbury Hospital
Foundation Office
24 Hospital Avenue Danbury, CT 06810
Danbury hospital partnered with other local counseling and mental health agencies within the community and is providing crisis intervention services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Kids in Crisis
Cos Cob, CT
(203) 327-5437
In light of the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Kids in Crisis is available for family members dealing with the grieving process with the help of psychologists, psychiatrists, and clinicians that will be at the Newtown Youth & Family Services.

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Wellmore Behavioral Health
Waterbury, CT
(203) 574-9000
Wellmore has provided counseling to the Newtown community since the earliest reports of the massacre Friday, December 14, 2012.

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Fairfield County Community Foundation
Norwalk, CT
(203) 750-3200
Fairfield County Community Foundation is accepting contributions to address the ongoing mental health issues in Fairfield County and working with families of Newtown victims to establish charitable memorial funds.

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Lutheran Church Charities Comfort Dog Fund
Addison, IL 60101
(866) 455-6466
K-9 Comfort Dogs and their handlers have served in Newtown to bring mercy and compassion to those in need. They have been requested to stay through January at Sandy Hook Elementary and Newtown High School.