Community & Recreational Services

"The Community and Recreational Services Department continues its mission to manage resources, provide wholesome programming and coordinate opportunities to achieve creative solutions for a healthy community."

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The Farmington Youth Services is dedicated to providing clinical counseling, wholesome programming, outreach services and opportunities to build a sense of community belonging among young people.

"The Community and Recreational Services Department continues its mission to manage resources, provide wholesome programming and coordinate opportunities to achieve creative solutions for a healthy community."

Community and Recreational Services Program Guide

Mentoring Program

  • Meets once a week during the school year
  • The mentoring program pairs children in grades 1st through 8th and adults of all ages
  • Participants must fill out an application, supply three references and undergo a background check
  • The mentoring program is substance free

Adventure Programming

  • All participants must sign a release form to participate
  • Farmington has two indoor challenge courses, each is inspected annually by North East Adventure
  • Adventure programming offers after school programs, vacation programs, Wilderness School, as well as programs that focus on team building, Leadership and Family

Youth & Family Counseling

  • Provides short-term professional youth and family counseling, information and referrals.
  • Domestic, economic and substance abuse issues.
  • Crisis counseling and referrals
  • Outreach

Teen Center

19 School Street, Unionville

  • Pool table, music, and casual atmosphere
  • Youth 13 through 19 years of age welcome
  • The center is substance free
  • Professional social workers available for informal counseling
  • Monthly schedule is posted in the building

JRB - Juvenile Review Board

  • A non-judicial process for first-time offending juveniles.

Teen Activities

Throughout the year numerous activities are held within our community, including:

  • Band nights
  • Intergenerational opportunities
  • Community Support
  • All events are posted on our web site.

Education Groups & Parent Education

Throughout the year regular events are held to provide support, information and education. All events are posted on our web site.

Other Services

  • Youth advocacy
  • Community service opportunities
  • Positive youth development
  • Community support
  • Local Interagency Service Team (LIST) coordination