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Brattleboro’s Youth-Led Business Seeks Volunteer Mentors: Experience with design, business, entrepreneurship or sales especially needed

Youth Services is recruiting additional volunteer mentors for its youth-led enterprise, DemoGraphix, a business-to-business screen-printing company in Brattleboro, Vermont. The employees, ages 12-24, ...

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The Reverend Dr. James Kowalski joins Youth Services Board

The Reverend Dr. James A. Kowalski, a retired Episcopal priest who is a long-time second home owner in Townshend, VT, recently joined ...

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Brattleboro’s Youth-Led Company Opens Its Doors: Screen Printing Orders Sought from Area Businesses and Organizations

DemoGraphix, a youth-led business-to-business screen-printing company in Brattleboro, Vermont, established by Youth Services earlier this year, has opened its doors for sales, ...

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Restorative Justice Advocate Celebrated

Marilyn Buhlmann is the first Restorative Justice volunteer to be honored in Youth Services Hall of Fame. Inducted last year, Marilyn is recognized for her 22 years of service as a Diversion Board member. "I love the act of giving, being able to share myself and my resources with this wonderful community that I have made my home for the past 50 years," she said. Recognized by staff as a "natural" at this work, she is described as an unusually compassionate and effective volunteer.

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Any time of year your donations matter! Any time of year there are young people in crisis who are turning to Youth Services. Any time of year even a modest contribution can go a long way with a community-based nonprofit like Youth Services. We parlay your gift into more services for young people and families. Give because you can and it'll make you feel good. Give to honor a friend or in memory of a loved one lost. If you're having a birthday or anniversary and don't need more gifts, suggest your friends, family or colleagues make a donation to Youth Services in your honor. No matter what your reason, Youth Services counts on your generosity!

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Don't miss BRATTROCK Sept. 28

Youth bands and solo artists from around New England are gearing up to take the stage at the Fourth Annual Brattleboro Youth Rock Festival on Saturday, Sept. 28 at 118 Elliot. Gates open at 2:30 pm and performances take place on two stages, one indoor and one outdoor, between 3 and 10 pm. Food vendors, circus arts, crafts and family fun. All are invited to this all-ages community event. Advanced tickets $8. A portion donated to Youth Services.

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Recent Activity

We are fortunate to welcome to the Youth Services board a retired Episcopalian priest of the Cathedral of the Divine in New York City.

The Reverend James Kowalski, now residing in Townshend,Vermont with his wife, a Grace Cottage physician, brings years of experience working with youth and starting youth organizations in the Northeast.

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Do you have some lightly used household items to donate to a young person? Youth Services has a client who just got their first apartment and is in need of move-in items!


-Small couch/love-seat

-Coffee table, small kitchen table (2 person)

-Kitchen items (specifically, silverware, cups, cooking utensils, casserole dish, pots/pans)

-Linens (Bathroom, kitchen, bedding)

-Small kitchen table (2 person)

-Cleaning supplies (broom, dustpan, dish soap, toilet brush, bathroom/kitchen cleaning supplies, etc.)

If you have household donations, call 802-257-0361 x119 or email Sarah Croitoru (

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