Department of Family, Children, Youth and Recreation
Launches Hartford Family Resources Directory
There are hundreds of organizations and agencies that offer youth, family, education, workforce development, civic engagement and support services throughout the city.
To help residents, as well as service providers, navigate the rich array of resources in the city, the Department of Families, Children, Youth and Recreation has launched a comprehensive directory of more than 350 organizations.
The online directory will also feature a map the locations of each organization and agency listed.
An online form on the website will allow providers to update their information and new providers can request to be added to the list.
The Hartford Families, Children, Youth and Recreation Department/Recreation Division offers a multitude of safe and quality programs that will focus on physical fitness, health awareness, sports, arts and crafts, cultural activities, and nutrition for residents of all ages and abilities.
Our American Red-Cross certified lifeguards are located at our four outdoor pools and two indoor pools, which offer swim lessons for children and adults, neighborhood swim-teams and recreational supervised swim for children, adults and families. Some park playgrounds will be supervised and have amenities which may include spray pools, basketball courts and league play, pony rides, tennis lessons, field trips, and free concerts and performances.
Most programs are open and free to
Applications and more detailed information on activities for kids, families and seniors, will be available by calling 860-757-4880 or visiting our neighborhood centers.
Department of Families, Children, Youth, and Recreation
City of Hartford, 550 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103
Telephone 860.757.9595 Fax 860.722.6036