Child, Youth, and Family Services in Fairfield County, Connecticut

There are 6 Child, Youth, and Family Services in Fairfield County, Connecticut, serving a population of 947,328 people in an area of 625 square miles. There is 1 Child, Youth, and Family Services per 157,888 people, and 1 Child, Youth, and Family Services per 104 square miles.

In Connecticut, Fairfield County is ranked 6th of 8 counties in Child, Youth, and Family Services per capita, and 6th of 8 counties in Child, Youth, and Family Services per square mile.

List of Fairfield County Child, Youth, and Family Services

Find Fairfield County, Connecticut child, youth, and family services.


Connecticut State Children & Families Department 131 West Street Danbury, CT

New Canaan Youth Service 61 Main Street New Canaan, CT

Shelton Youth Services Bureau 120 Meadow Street Shelton, CT

Stamford Youth Services Bureau 888 Washington Boulevard Stamford, CT

Trumbull Youth Department 23 Priscilla Place Trumbull, CT

Wilton Youth Service 180 School Road Wilton, CT

What is Child, Youth, and Family Services?

Fairfield County Offices of Child and Family Services (OCFS) are Connecticut State, Fairfield County, or local government agencies that provide programs and services to improve the economic and social well-being of children, youth, and families in Fairfield County, CT. Protective services and certain regulatory functions may also be among the responsibilities of a Fairfield County Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS).

You may contact Children and Family Services for questions about:
  • Fairfield County Child, Youth, and Family Services programs
  • Child abuse and maltreatment
  • Fairfield County adoptions, foster care, and group homes
  • Social services programs
  • SNAP Food Stamp program in Fairfield County, Connecticut

Fairfield County Children & Family Living Arrangement Statistics

Find Fairfield County Child Population by Age, Family Characteristics of Households with Children, Relationship of Child to Householder, Income of Households With Children, and School Enrollment of Children (Age 3 to 17). Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Fairfield County Child Population by Age
 Fairfield CountyConnecticut
Under Age 330,716108,357
Age 3 to 422,30877,784
Age 511,72238,447
Age 6 to 836,492124,432
Age 9 to 1138,554133,052
Age 12 to 1438,894135,991
Age 15 to 1740,599142,694
Fairfield County Family Characteristics of Households with Children
 Fairfield CountyConnecticut
Children Living in Households219,227760,445
Children Living in Owner-Occupied Housing Units67.0%65.9%
Children Living in Renter-Occupied Housing Units33.0%34.1%
Children Living in Married-Couple Households162,497516,443
Children Living With Male Householder12,79048,295
Children Living With Female Householder43,035191,568
Unmarried Partner of Householder Present5.2%6.7%
Fairfield County Relationship of Child to Householder
 Fairfield CountyConnecticut
Own Child (Biological, Step, or Adopted)91.6%91.0%
Grandchild5.0%5.8%
Other Relatives2.1%1.8%
Foster Child or Other Unrelated Child1.4%1.4%
Fairfield County Income of Households With Children
 Fairfield CountyConnecticut
Median Income of Households with Children$114,125$92,153
Children Living in Households Receiving Public Assistance14.8%20.8%
Children Living in Households Below the Poverty Line10.8%13.5%
Children Living in Households At or Above the Poverty Line89.2%86.5%
Fairfield County School Enrollment of Children (Age 3 to 17)
 Fairfield CountyConnecticut
Children Not Enrolled in School (Total)10,50140,844
Children Enrolled in Public School82.2%86.8%
Children Enrolled in Private School17.8%13.2%