Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19), the main office of
the Lighthouse Program & Youth Services will remain closed to the public with minimal exceptions. Fillable applications are available on this site and all services this department provides will continue via email and through phone calls. In person Lighthouse programming at all 24 schools is currently available as is parent choice for virtual activities. For immediate assistance, please call (203) 576-7252.
Parents can register students for a four day per week virtual program from 3:15 to 5:15 or a combination of in person and virtual based on the current hybrid schedule.
Parents and youth can inquire with the school's main office for more information or by calling the Department of Youth Service at (203) 576-7252.
To support children, youth, and families-- so that all children, adolescents, and young adults reach their full potential and become productive citizens.
The City of Bridgeport Youth Service Department works in partnership with many local service providers to ensure youth ages 5 to 21 have opportunities and experiences to learn and grow in a structured environment. The department subcontracts and provides direct services for prevention activities that include the following :
Summer Youth Employment
The Summer Youth Employment Program places youth ages 14 through 21 in jobs, working four (4) hours a day. Youth are trained in areas related to job readiness skills, working with younger children, life skills, conflict resolution, and team building strategies. The training is offered by area professionals and provide youth with an overview of employment expectations.
Director of Youth Services
Lighthouse Main Office
45 Lyon Terrace, Room 301
Bridgeport, CT 06604
Phone: (203) 576-7252
Fax: (203) 576-7239