PRESS RELEASE: June 15, 2014

Tom Nunziata Elected President

On July 1 Tom Nunziata assumed the role of President of the Youth Services Board of Directors, taking the reins from Barbara Gentry whose two-year term has just ended.

Nunziata has been on the agency’s Board of Directors for the past three years in a number of leadership positions. During his tenure on the Youth Services board, Nunziata listed Vice President and Golf Tournament Committee Chair among his roles.  He is on the Big Brothers Big Sisters Advisory Committee and on the agency’s finance, governance and development committees.   He has served as a mentor in Youth Services’ Big Brothers Big Sisters program since 2011.

Tom Nunziata has lived in the Brattleboro area since 1973 with his wife Gail, and retired four years ago after 36 years with United Natural Foods as Vice President of Purchasing. He is also currently on the board of the Friends of Algiers Village in Guilford.

“I’m looking forward to carrying on the legacy of strong leadership at Youth Services and contributing to the great work we do for the youth of our community, ” Nunziata said.

Youth Services was founded forty-three years ago to help youth and families in Windham County thrive. In that time they have helped countless young people become productive citizens through such programs as Big Brothers Big Sisters, Court Diversion, Intensive Family-Based Services, Case Management and Career Development.

To learn how you can get involved, visit or call (802) 257-0361.


Welcome to Youth Services

Since 1972 we have been dedicated to helping families thrive. Our mission is to strengthen relationships and support systems to advance the health development of children, youth and families.

Assisting individuals living in Windham County, Vermont and neighboring towns in New Hampshire, Youth Services can help with problems ranging from the challenges associated with growing up to homelessness, to substance abuse or trouble with the law.

Each year, with the help of hundreds of volunteers and partially funded through individual and foundation donations, this private nonprofit works with an average of 2,000 children, young people and adults. We strive to ensure all clients receive services, regardless of their ability to pay.


How can you make a significant difference in the lives of area youth? 

By contributing to Youth Services financially in a variety of ways. All gifts big and small are greatly appreciated and help underwrite the agency's programs which promote the healthy development of local youth and families and help them gain the skills necessary to lead constructive lives within the community.

Read more: Ways to Give

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Current Job Openings

Youth Shelter Coordinator

Youth Services is seeking FT staff for our Youth Shelter Coordinator position.  Be part of a supportive and innovative team helping to transform the community & it’s resources for young adults (16-21) who are homeless or unstably housed. Provide direct service to clients & oversight of youth shelter.