Psychology, early childhood and human development

Alternative Incarceration Center
Students work with individuals, groups and the community to assist persons who are receiving supervision because of law violations.

Boys & Girls Club of SE CT
This is a positive youth development program that promotes and enhances competence, usefulness, belonging and influence. Connecticut College students are needed to help with special events, youth work, mentoring and administrative support.

Child and Family Agency
Program assists youths on probation and those who demonstrate special needs. Child and Family Agency tries to reduce repeat referrals by promoting positive involvement with the community. Connecticut College students assist with counseling, vocational training, educational and recreational activities.

Community Solutions Inc.
CSI provides supervision, treatment and comprehensive individualized services to help socially disadvantaged adults and juveniles.

The Center: A Drop In Leanring Center
The mission of the Drop-In Community Learning and Resource Center is to support and nurture the lifelong learning of youth and their families.

Wheeler Clinic - Connecticut Center for Prevention of Child Abuse
This is a non-profit program dedicated to prevention of all forms of child abuse with an emphasis on promoting healthy family relationships.

Connecticut College Children's Program
A collaboration between the College, the New London Public Schools, and the Thames Valley Council for Community Action. Connecticut College students assist teachers, relate to students individually, lead group activities and supervise arts and crafts projects.

Connecticut College Woman's Center
This on-campus organization provides support services to Connecticut College women and also assembles discussion-groups pertaining to contemporary women's issues.

Department of Children and Families (DCF)
One intern position is available for two 8-hour days. In order to preserve families, this organization protects, improves and supports family well-being. Junior and senior students are preferred.

Noank Baptist Group Homes, Inc.
An organization which provides support to adolescent girls who cannot live with their families. The agency also works to resolve personal issues while encouraging both responsibility & self-sufficiency. Students assist with tutoring/teaching, mentoring, group work and recreational activities.

Riverfront Children's Center
The center fosters self-esteem in children whose parents are working or in school, and cares for them in a safe, stimulating environment. The students read to the children, and lead activities in art, music, creative movement, science and cooking.

Thames House Group Home
This is a 24-hour residential group home for adolescent girls where residents can learn the life skills necessary for family reunification or independent living. Girls attend educational programs, and receive individual & group counseling.

TVCCA Early Care and Education / New London Head Start
TVCCA is a pre-school center where students assist teachers with educational activities.

Waterford Country School
Waterford Country School is a residential school for adolescents with significant emotional and behavioral issues. Students tutor in classrooms, assist with group work and lead recreational activities.

OVCS Contact Information:



College Center at Crozier-Williams
Box 5323
270 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT 06320-4196