Welcome to the Newton Youth Services web page. We hope you find the information contained here useful.
If you have any trouble finding what you are looking for or have any comments or suggestions about the web page, please contact us.
Newton Youth Services strives to:
• Create and encourage communication about youth issues and problems
• Assess needs and gaps in youth services in Newton and find resources/solutions to address them
• Inform community members about Newton resources and programs
• Create and implement avenues for youth voices to be heard in our community
• Increase connections and collaborations among organizations that currently provide youth services
Mayor's Youth Summits
Thank you for attending the Mayor's Youth Summit I on October 11, 2012 and Youth Summit II on March 20, 2013.
To learn more about this work please click here.
Youth Resources Quick Links
- Massachusetts Youth & Young Adult Substance Abuse Services Directory
- Middlesex County Juvenile Court
- Middlesex County District Attorney
- MSPP INTERFACE Refferal Service
- Newton Community Life! – A guide to finding your way around Newton, MA
- Newton Human Services
- Newton Public Schools
- Newton Police Department
- Newton Parks & Recreation
- Riverside Emergency Services
- Riverside Child & Family Services
- Youth Services Resource Booklet
Youth Interagency Taskforce
The Youth Interagency Task Force (YITF) is convened by the City’s Health & Human Services Department. YITF is made up of youth services providers from across the city and meets quarterly to share information and address issues of concern and importance related to youth.
- June 11, 2013
- September 10, 2013
- December 10, 2013
Youth Interagency Task Force meetings are held from 10am-11:30am in City Hall Room 202. Please contact the Youth Services Director with any questions or if your organization is interested in being a part of the YITF.
Newton Youth Commission
The Newton Youth Commission is a volunteer body of adults and high school students working together to empower youth.
- January 2, 2013
- February 6, 2013
- March 6, 2013
- April 3, 2013
- May 8, 2013
Youth Commission meetings are held at 7pm in City Hall Cafeteria and are open to the public. Please click here to learn more. If you are interested in joining the Youth Commission please contact the Youth Services Director.
Newton Teen Voices
|Newton Teen Voices is an opportunity for teens to make a difference in Newton by representing the interests of Newton teens as Youth Commission leaders. NTV members engage in meaningful social action, advocacy and service projects and connect with peer leaders, public service menotrs and the Mayor directly. |
If you are a high school age student, please join Newton Teen Voices and let your voice be heard!
We typically meet on Wednesdays at 5:30pm.
You can also connect with us on Facebook or Twitter for more information.