Before and After School Program for School Age Children

Children and Youth Services is a before and after school program for school age children that includes fun individual and group activities, free time, and meaningful learning experiences in a safe and creative atmosphere encouraging personal growth and social interaction.

The program is committed to providing quality care that facilitates the social, emotional, intellectual and physical growth of children, stressing the importance of individuality, diversity, unity, choice and autonomy.

All West Haven public elementary and intermediate school students are eligible to attend.

Before and After School Child Care

Before and after school child care is provided for West Haven Public School students grades K-6 at the following sites:

  • Carrigan After School Program on site
  • Forest Before & After School Programs on site
  • Mackrille Before & After School Programs on site
  • Pagels Before & After School Programs on site
  • Savin Rock Before & After School Programs on site
  • Seth Haley Before & After School Programs on site
  • Washington Before & After School Programs at WHCH Upper Lang

Program Hours:

  • Before School Program 7 am until start of school
  • After School Program dismissal to 5:30pm

The program provides a variety of interactive activities including Literacy and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) projects that support the school’s curriculum. We offer fun, hands-on experimental learning activities that focus on the development of the whole child including social emotional, physical and intellectual development.

To learn more about the difference between School Age Child Care and School, click here.

Children & Youth Services Contacts

Carol James,
(203) 934-5221 x123
[email protected]

Christine Dela Cueva,
Assistant Director
(203) 934-5221 x122
[email protected]

Vanessa Torres,
CYS Administrative Assistant
(203) 934-5221 x128
[email protected]

  • Open enrollment for Kindergarteners and new families will open July 3rd, 2023 for the 2023-2024 school year.