Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19), the main office of
the Lighthouse Program & Youth Services will be opened by
appointment only, until further notice. All programs and services
provided by Lighthouse including before school, after school, and Friday
Night Live will resume with the start of the school year. We look
forward to seeing your children once again. If you need immediate
assistance, please call and leave a message at (203) 576-7252.
To support children, youth, and families-- so that all children, adolescents, and young adults reach their full potential and become productive citizens.
The City of Bridgeport Youth Service Department works in partnership with many local service providers to ensure youth ages 5 to 21 have opportunities and experiences to learn and grow in a structured environment. The department subcontracts and provides direct services for prevention activities that include the following :
Summer Youth Employment
The Summer Youth Employment Program places youth ages 14 through 21 in jobs, working four (4) hours a day. Youth are trained in areas related to job readiness skills, working with younger children, life skills, conflict resolution, and team building strategies. The training is offered by area professionals and provide youth with an overview of employment expectations.
Director of Youth Services
Lighthouse Main Office
45 Lyon Terrace, Room 301
Bridgeport, CT 06604
Phone: (203) 576-7252
Fax: (203) 576-7239