Child, Youth, and Family Services in New Haven County, Connecticut

There are 13 Child, Youth, and Family Services in New Haven County, Connecticut, serving a population of 862,127 people in an area of 605 square miles. There is 1 Child, Youth, and Family Services per 66,317 people, and 1 Child, Youth, and Family Services per 46 square miles.

In Connecticut, New Haven County is ranked 5th of 8 counties in Child, Youth, and Family Services per capita, and 2nd of 8 counties in Child, Youth, and Family Services per square mile.

List of New Haven County Child, Youth, and Family Services

Find New Haven County, Connecticut child, youth, and family services.


Cheshire Youth Service Department 84 South Main Street Cheshire, CT

Hamden Youth Center Newhall Street Hamden, CT

Hamden Youth Center 60 Putnam Avenue Hamden, CT

Madison Youth Service 10 School Street Madison, CT

Maloney Youth Center 275 Jarvis Street Cheshire, CT

Meriden Children & Families Department 1 West Main Street Meriden, CT

Milford Youth Services Bureau 150 Gulf Street Milford, CT

Naugatuck Youth Service 13 Scott Street Naugatuck, CT

New Haven Youth Diversion Department West Rock Avenue New Haven, CT

Orange Youth Service Department 525 Orange Center Road Orange, CT

Prospect Youth Service 19 Center Street Prospect, CT

Wallingford Youth & Social Services Department 6 Fairfield Boulevard Wallingford, CT

Woodbridge Youth Service Department 4 Meetinghouse Lane Woodbridge, CT

What is Child, Youth, and Family Services?

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

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

New Haven County Children & Family Living Arrangement Statistics

Find New Haven 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.

New Haven County Child Population by Age
 New Haven CountyConnecticut
Under Age 325,955108,357
Age 3 to 419,11377,784
Age 58,65438,447
Age 6 to 828,965124,432
Age 9 to 1130,956133,052
Age 12 to 1431,916135,991
Age 15 to 1733,082142,694
New Haven County Family Characteristics of Households with Children
 New Haven CountyConnecticut
Children Living in Households178,569760,445
Children Living in Owner-Occupied Housing Units61.5%65.9%
Children Living in Renter-Occupied Housing Units38.5%34.1%
Children Living in Married-Couple Households112,243516,443
Children Living With Male Householder11,64248,295
Children Living With Female Householder53,976191,568
Unmarried Partner of Householder Present7.1%6.7%
New Haven County Relationship of Child to Householder
 New Haven CountyConnecticut
Own Child (Biological, Step, or Adopted)90.1%91.0%
Grandchild6.6%5.8%
Other Relatives2.2%1.8%
Foster Child or Other Unrelated Child1.0%1.4%
New Haven County Income of Households With Children
 New Haven CountyConnecticut
Median Income of Households with Children$77,995$92,153
Children Living in Households Receiving Public Assistance26.1%20.8%
Children Living in Households Below the Poverty Line17.0%13.5%
Children Living in Households At or Above the Poverty Line83.0%86.5%
New Haven County School Enrollment of Children (Age 3 to 17)
 New Haven CountyConnecticut
Children Not Enrolled in School (Total)10,72840,844
Children Enrolled in Public School88.1%86.8%
Children Enrolled in Private School11.9%13.2%