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.


PRESS RELEASE: June 7, 2014

Annual Golf Tournament Seeks Players July 23

Youth Services invites area golfers to participate in its annual golf tournament at Brattleboro Country Club on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. This is the 29th year that Youth Services has organized this tournament to support the safety net for youth in our community.The event will kick off with a free lunch from 12 noon to 1:00 p.m. The shotgun start for the Texas Scrambles format tournament will take place at 1:00 p.m. sharp.  Following the tournament there will be a banquet, sponsored by G.S. Precision.The tournament’s Hole-In-One Contest prizes are sponsored by Brattleboro Ford Subaru and include: 2014 Subaru Forester; a Kindle Fire; a $500 Visa Gift Card; and Cleveland CA16 Black Pearl Irons.Prizes will also be awarded for low gross and low net game scores, as well as for the Longest Drive and Closest to the Pin for both men and women. Mulligans also will be on sale, and the traditional putting contest will take place during the tournament.

A special feature at this year’s tournament is a Helicopter Golf Ball Drop at the close of the tournament, in which the owner of the winning golf ball collects $3000 cash and a ride in the Renaud Bros. Inc. helicopter, piloted by Mike Renaud. Individuals do not need to be part of the tournament to buy golf balls, priced at $100 each, nor be present at the drop to win.

Buckets of golf balls will be dropped from 20 feet on the fairway at the Brattleboro Country Club. A maximum of 100 balls, now available for purchase, will be sold, with the odds of winning are high.

Read more: 29th Annual Youth Services Golf Tourney Supports Safety Net for Area Youth

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.


Director of Family Services

Youth Services has a highly respected history of providing services to youth and families in Windham County since 1972. The agency is known for its innovative programs, ability to strengthen families and dynamic staff. The Director is a key part of the agency’s leadership team and will help expand clinical services and supports for at risk youth and their families. The Director will manage a staff of 6 and coordinate the agency-wide clinical team meetings.