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National Recovery Month by Dr. Jennifer Leggour, Psy. D. 3

September is National Recovery Month which is an observance held every year to educate people that substance use treatment and mental health services can enable those with a mental and/or A couple coming for pre-marital therapy, questioning their own abilities to commit to this relationship for the remainder of their lives began to come weekly to…

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Worcester Youth and Family CASA Premier Volunteer Spotlight: Rosalind Becton

DUTIES: Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA’s) are trained to advocate for children in the child welfare system. A CASA develops a relationship with the child he/she advocates for and follows the child’s case to ensure the child receives needed services. The goal is seeing the child placed in a safe, permanent home. PERSONAL BACKGROUND: Rosalind has spent a…

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WYFCS Executive Director Steve Taylor Looks Back as He Prepares to Retire

Steven Taylor has made his life’s work philanthropy and advocacy, from championing environmental protection and conservation, to helping thousands with mental health care and social support services.  After an impressive 32-year career, Taylor announced he will retire from his position as Executive Director at Worcester Youth and Family Counseling Services (WYFCS) this December. The legacy he…

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Youth Mentoring Program

Worcester Youth and Family Counseling Services (WYFCS) is seeking mentors for their new mentor program, which was recently developed and partnered with the Worcester County Board of Education. Its mission is to promote the power of mentors to transform young lives, to develop and play a vital role serving 6th graders through high school seniors. January is…

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