May
20
2:00pm 2:00pm

Mental Health First Aid Training

Mental Health First Aid is an internationally recognized course that gives the skills needed to help someone developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis.

*The First Aid is given until appropriate help is received*

During this 8 hour interactive training, you will learn:

  • The prevalence of mental illness in the U.S.
  • The potential warning signs of the most common mental health disorders.
  • A 5-step action plan to assist individuals in crisis.
  • Resources available to help someone with a mental health problem.

Training includes a 3 year MHFA certification (must attend entire 8 hours), MHFA manual, handouts meals and refreshments. Training is free of charge for Town of Stratford and Startford Board of Education employees. Fee for Stratford residents: $10.00; non-residents: $35.00. Checks are made payable to Stratford Community Services, 468 Birdseye Street, Stratford, CT 06615 and must be received by Friday, May 12, 2017.

Space is limited. To register, click link below or call Community Services at
203-385-4095.

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Apr
6
7:00pm 7:00pm

Freshman Forum

Attend the 2017 Freshman Forum on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at Stratford High School Auditorium!

  • Understand the consequences of underage drinking and youth marijuana use

  • Personal stories and experiences

  • Learn what you can do to reduce your risk

  • Laws and tips for parents 

*All freshmen students MUST attend with a parent!*

All students that attend will recieve a HOMEWORK PASS!

To Register>>

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Nov
18
4:30pm 4:30pm

Opioid Overdose Prevention & Naloxone (Narcan) Training for Stratford Families

If you have a loved one struggling with an opioid addiction, you may feel helpless, alone, and in fear of a fatal overdose.

Opioid Overdose Prevention & Naloxone (Narcan) Training for Startford Families is on:


Monday, December 5, 2016
7:00 — 8:30 p.m.
Birdseye Municipal Complex, Room 110
468 Birdseye Street,Stratford, CT

Stratford families are invited to:

  • Find out about treatment resources and family support services.
  • Learn how to identify an overdose and how to use Naloxone (Narcan), a medication that can reverse an overdose.
  • Receive a free Narcan Treatment kit.*

*Narcan kits are provided by GBAPP, The Greater Bridgeport Area Prevention Program, a Department of Public Health funded initiative.

Event is FREE of charge. Pre-registration is REQUIRED. Space is limited.

To register >> click here!

Questions or to register for the event by phone, please call Kelley Meier at Stratford Health Department, 203-385-4090

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Aug
1
6:30pm 6:30pm

Yoga for Youth (ages 12 and up)

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Yoga class aimed at building physical strength and flexibility while learning how to reduce and manage stress. Specifically tailored to the adolescent experience, this class helps youth develop self-awareness and self confidence in a non-competitive and non-judgmental atmosphere.
*No special clothing or equipment necessary*
*Yoga Mats and Blocks are provided*

Group is offered on Mondays at 6:30 p.m:
July 11
July 18
July 25
August 1

Space is limited. Group is FREE of charge.
Call Community Services at 203-385-4095 to register.

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Aug
1
6:30pm 6:30pm

Yoga for Youth (ages 12 and up)

Yoga class aimed at building physical strength and flexibility while learning how to reduce and manage stress. Specifically tailored to the adolescent experience, this class helps youth develop self-awareness and self confidence in a non-competitive and non-judgmental atmosphere.
*No special clothing or equipment necessary*
*Yoga Mats and Blocks are provided*

Group is offered on Mondays at 6:30 p.m:
July 11
July 18
July 25
August 1

Space is limited. Group is FREE of charge.
Call Community Services at 203-385-4095 to register.

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Aug
1
5:30pm 5:30pm

Social Skills Group (ages 7-10)

Interactive activities that promote positive communication, self-awareness and empathy. This group will enhance problem solving, listening and conflict resolution capabilities. Through involvement, youth will gain more comprehensive understanding of the impact of their behaviors on others and learn more skills for positive relationships.

Group is offered on Mondays at 5:30 p.m:
July 11
July 18
July 25
August 1

Space is limited. Group is FREE of charge.
Call Community Services at 203-385-4095 to register.

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Jul
26
6:00pm 6:00pm

Raising Resilient Children-Parenting Group

Creating Lasting Family Connections offers practical communication skills and tools to help parents strengthen family communication and connection to face the pressures of growing up, while building resilience for the entire family, whether you have a pre-school child or an adolescent. 

Group is offered on Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m:
July 5
July 12
July 19
July 26

Space is limited. Group is FREE of charge.
Call Community Services at 203-385-4095 to register.

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Jul
26
5:30pm 5:30pm

Yoga for Kids (ages 6-11)

Introduction to the benefits of yoga as an exercise and stress release for children. Classes will be 45 minutes long and include yoga poses and breathing exercises with guided relaxation aimed at helping children develop the emotional skills to self-soothe. All in a fun format! 
*No special clothing or equipment necessary*
*Yoga Mats and Blocks are provided*

Group is offered on Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m:
July 5
July 12
July 19
July 26

Space is limited. Group is FREE of charge.
Call Community Services at 203-385-4095 to register.

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Jul
25
6:30pm 6:30pm

Yoga for Youth (ages 12 and up)

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Yoga class aimed at building physical strength and flexibility while learning how to reduce and manage stress. Specifically tailored to the adolescent experience, this class helps youth develop self-awareness and self confidence in a non-competitive and non-judgmental atmosphere.
*No special clothing or equipment necessary*
*Yoga Mats and Blocks are provided*

Group is offered on Mondays at 6:30 p.m:
July 11
July 18
July 25
August 1

Space is limited. Group is FREE of charge.
Call Community Services at 203-385-4095 to register.

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Jul
25
5:30pm 5:30pm

Social Skills Group (ages 7-10)

Interactive activities that promote positive communication, self-awareness and empathy. This group will enhance problem solving, listening and conflict resolution capabilities. Through involvement, youth will gain more comprehensive understanding of the impact of their behaviors on others and learn more skills for positive relationships.

Group is offered on Mondays at 5:30 p.m:
July 11
July 18
July 25
August 1

Space is limited. Group is FREE of charge.
Call Community Services at 203-385-4095 to register.

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Jul
22
to Jul 24

In The Spotlight presents.. URINETOWN

In The Spotlight is thrilled to announce that Urinetown by Mark Hollmann and Greg Kotis will be our production for the summer of 2016. This musical is filled with wonderfully witty satire, and numerous roles for actors of all ages and types to explore.

Purchase Tickets Here!
http://www.theklein.org/buy-tickets/upcoming-events/urinetown/

Show dates are:
Friday, July 22 -- 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 23 -- 3:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 23 -- 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 24 -- 4:30 p.m. 

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Jul
19
6:00pm 6:00pm

Raising Resilient Children-Parenting Group

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Creating Lasting Family Connections offers practical communication skills and tools to help parents strengthen family communication and connection to face the pressures of growing up, while building resilience for the entire family, whether you have a pre-school child or an adolescent. 

Group is offered on Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m:
July 5
July 12
July 19
July 26

Space is limited. Group is FREE of charge.
Call Community Services at 203-385-4095 to register.

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Jul
19
5:30pm 5:30pm

Yoga for Kids (ages 6-11)

Introduction to the benefits of yoga as an exercise and stress release for children. Classes will be 45 minutes long and include yoga poses and breathing exercises with guided relaxation aimed at helping children develop the emotional skills to self-soothe. All in a fun format! 
*No special clothing or equipment necessary*
*Yoga Mats and Blocks are provided*

Group is offered on Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m:
July 5
July 12
July 19
July 26

Space is limited. Group is FREE of charge.
Call Community Services at 203-385-4095 to register.

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Jul
18
6:30pm 6:30pm

Yoga for Youth (ages 12 and up)

Yoga class aimed at building physical strength and flexibility while learning how to reduce and manage stress. Specifically tailored to the adolescent experience, this class helps youth develop self-awareness and self confidence in a non-competitive and non-judgmental atmosphere.
*No special clothing or equipment necessary*
*Yoga Mats and Blocks are provided*

Group is offered on Mondays at 6:30 p.m:
July 11
July 18
July 25
August 1

Space is limited. Group is FREE of charge.
Call Community Services at 203-385-4095 to register.

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Jul
18
5:30pm 5:30pm

Social Skills Group (ages 7-10)

Interactive activities that promote positive communication, self-awareness and empathy. This group will enhance problem solving, listening and conflict resolution capabilities. Through involvement, youth will gain more comprehensive understanding of the impact of their behaviors on others and learn more skills for positive relationships.

Group is offered on Mondays at 5:30 p.m:
July 11
July 18
July 25
August 1

Space is limited. Group is FREE of charge.
Call Community Services at 203-385-4095 to register.

View Event →
Jul
12
6:00pm 6:00pm

Raising Resilient Children-Parenting Group

Creating Lasting Family Connections offers practical communication skills and tools to help parents strengthen family communication and connection to face the pressures of growing up, while building resilience for the entire family, whether you have a pre-school child or an adolescent. 

Group is offered on Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m:
July 5
July 12
July 19
July 26

Space is limited. Group is FREE of charge.
Call Community Services at 203-385-4095 to register.

View Event →
Jul
12
5:30pm 5:30pm

Yoga for Kids (ages 6-11)

Introduction to the benefits of yoga as an exercise and stress release for children. Classes will be 45 minutes long and include yoga poses and breathing exercises with guided relaxation aimed at helping children develop the emotional skills to self-soothe. All in a fun format! 
*No special clothing or equipment necessary*
*Yoga Mats and Blocks are provided*

Group is offered on Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m:
July 5
July 12
July 19
July 26

Space is limited. Group is FREE of charge.
Call Community Services at 203-385-4095 to register.

View Event →
Jul
11
6:30pm 6:30pm

Yoga for Youth (ages 12 and up)

Yoga class aimed at building physical strength and flexibility while learning how to reduce and manage stress. Specifically tailored to the adolescent experience, this class helps youth develop self-awareness and self confidence in a non-competitive and non-judgmental atmosphere.
*No special clothing or equipment necessary*
*Yoga Mats and Blocks are provided*

Group is offered on Mondays at 6:30 p.m:
July 11
July 18
July 25
August 1

Space is limited. Group is FREE of charge.
Call Community Services at 203-385-4095 to register.

View Event →