Boys & Girls Village

Founded in 1942, Boys & Girls Village is one of Connecticut’s leading providers of behavioral health, psychiatric, foster care and educational services for at-risk children and their families. The agency offers a continuum of comprehensive support for children and families through its array of specialized evidence based treatment programs. This includes in-home models of care, special education day school for K to 10th grade, outpatient clinical services, therapeutic foster care, a residential program for youth with Problem Sexual Behavior, and a sub-acute alternative to hospital psychiatric facility.


Clients come from 50 different communities in Connecticut, with the majority residing in Fairfield and New Haven counties. Children and adolescents who become part of the BGV family range in age from 3-18 years old often with histories of extensive abuse, neglect, or serious behavioral health disorders.  Operating in two locations – Bridgeport and Milford, Boys & Girls Village with their highly skilled and dedicated staff helps Connecticut children and families heal, learn and grow.  Boys & Girls Village is a non-profit organization whose funding primarily comes from state agencies, Medicaid, local school districts and donations