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Mentoring youth toward brighter futures

National Mentoring Month is observed in January, to promote the importance of youth mentoring and helping them towards positive futures. DCF’s Office of Youth Services (OYS) works to improve outcomes for youth by helping them achieve safe and stable housing, learn important decision-making skills, establish positive connections with supportive adults, attain academic success, and gain sustainable employment.

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