Youth Health Service Corps


Youth Health Service Corps is a nationally recognized youth enrichment program designed and supported by CT AHEC that exposes middle and high school students to health careers. In addition to the five-module curriculum, the Youth Health Service Corps Program engages youth in service learning projects in their communities. The modules include a focus on:

  • Leadership and Service Learning
  • Vulnerable Populations and Cultural Competency
  • Legal and Ethical Issues
  • Health Career Exploration
  • Health Care Skills

The Afterschool Alliance, a nonprofit organization whose mission is "to ensure that all children have access to affordable, quality afterschool programs," published a service spotlight about Youth Health Service Corps.

To learn more about the Youth Health Service Corps, please contact our center directors below.

Health 360, Inc.

83 Prospect Street
Waterbury, CT 06702

Areas Served: Greater Waterbury, Greater Danbury and Litchfield County

Phone: 203-758-1110
Fax: 203-758-1193

Patricia Harrity, M.S.
Executive Director

Central AHEC, Inc.

151 New Park Avenue, Suite 3C, 1st Floor
Hartford, CT 06106

Areas Served: Hartford, Middlesex, and Tolland Counties, Meriden and Wallingford

Phone: 860-231-6250

Patricia Gonzalez, M.S.
Executive Director

Southwestern AHEC, Inc.

5 Research Drive, 2nd Floor
Shelton, CT 06484

Areas Served: Fairfield and New Haven Counties, including Bridgeport and New Haven

Phone: 203-372-5503
Fax: 203-513-2834

Fernando Morales
Executive Director

Health Education Center, Inc.

55 Main Street
Norwich, CT 06360

Areas Served: Windham and New London Counties

Phone: 860-465-8281
Fax: 860-724-2568

Michele Scott, MSOL
Executive Director