Linking Youth to Natural Communities (LYNC) | The Village

All adolescents deserve to live healthy, productive lives. Linking Youth to Natural Communities (LYNC) is a center-based program for court-involved youth and their families. Clinicians work with youth to make sustainable behavioral changes by providing an array of evidence-based and evidence-informed services that promote skill-building opportunities and connections to community supports.

Services include:

  • Comprehensive assessment
  • Crisis stabilization and brief individual therapy
  • Case management
  • Multi-family groups, family therapy and family activities
  • Skill-building groups
  • Educational and vocational supports
  • Fun family activities

Access Services

LYNC serves youth ages 12-17 who are involved in the juvenile justice system. Referrals are received through Hartford and New Britain courts. For more information, please contact Kristin Mullaney at or 860-241-2296.


51 Gillett Street, Hartford
145 South Whiting Street, New Britain

Hours of Operation

M-Th: 10am-7pm
F: 10am-6pm

This program is funded by the Connecticut Judicial Branch – Court Support Services Division.