Saturday, October 21, 2006


Parenting in Action: Empowering Parents...Strengthening Families
Ellen Swan, director,will guide you to become a better parent and turns the "Job" of parenting into the "Joy" of parenting. In Fairfield; 256-9855

Pamper Yourself!


~ Massage Envy of Fairfield; 2279 Black Rock Tpk.; 203-333-ENVY
~Therapeutic Massage in the comfort of your own home; www.massageatyour; 203-531-6246
~Robin Ordan, LMT (Old Greenwich and Stamford); 203-561-8535
~ Greenwich Healing Hands,Greenwich; 203-253-5576
~ Beyond Touch, Ridgefield; 203-438-2354

~Therapeutic Skin Care; Marilyn Hall, certified esthetician; 203-847-0250

~ Pilates Studio of Fairfield, 39 Sherman Ct.; 203-255-1246
~ Black Rock Pilates Stdio, 2889 Fairfield Avenue; 203-335-1987
~ Yoga Sensations, 511 Glenbrook Rd., Stamford; 203-965-0696
~ Nu-Yoga, Norwalk; 203-854-6744
~ Harmony Yoga, 48 Union St., Stamford; 203-962-4672
~ Movement Design (Pilates); 11 Burtis Ave., New Canaan; 203-972-3438


IN WESTPORT: Toquet Hall, is open to all students of Westport's public and private high schools.It is a supervised drug-and alcohol-free space where teens are encouraged to initiate, organize, and participate in, a broad range of activities. Located on the second floor at 58 Post Road East, directly across from the YMCA. Entrance is in an alleyway, with a sign above the door. Toquet Hall is open from Wednesday through Saturday: Wednesdays and Thursdays 3 - 9 p.m. Fridays 6 p.m - midnight and Saturdays 6p.m. - midnight (Hours are subject to change.)

IN GREENWICH: Greenwich Skate Park. 61 East Putnam Ave Greenwich, CT. Skate and ramp park with season or day passes available to both residents and non residents. Conveniently located to the train station and the Arch Street Teen Center. Used primarily by the 12-15 set. Learn to skate and camps offered. Site is supervised.

IN NEW CANAAN:The Outback.
Run under the supervision of two adult directors, and by a Student Government Board, The Outback offers a projector TV (as well as several other TV's with cable access) stereo equipment, stage complete with lighting and PA system, pool and ping pong tables, Internet access, and comfortable seating and work space. The feature of the facility is the Outback Café, providing great food at reasonable prices exclusively for teens. In addition to the use of all of the facilities listed above, you can enjoy special events every Friday and Saturday night including dances, band nights, movie nights, karaoke, and improv comedy. The Outback is situated just behind Town Hall with easy access from Elm Street.

IN FAIRFIELD:The Beanery; sponsored by Fairfield Parks & Rec; a high school nightclub showcasing local bands; Fridays 7:30-11 p.m.; residents only.

IN RIDGEFIELD: The Barn: 10 Governor Street;Foosball, air hockey, 2 TV's; teen dances

After-Hours Pediatric & Adolescent Urgent Care
FIREFLY, After Hours Pediatric, LLC: Mon-Fri 5 - 11 p.m.
Sat, Sun and Holidays 1-11 p.m.
1011 High Ridge Road, Stamford 203-968-1900

Gay Youth/Parents of Gay Youth Support Sites







The Center for Hope, 590 Post Road , Darien ; 203-655-4693, also in Stamford at 325-8123.
Women's Bereavement Group in New Canaan; the Congregational, Episcopal, Lutheran, Methodist and Presbyterian churches offer a program based upon "The New Day Journal," a guide and support during a time of grief. For more information call 966-0002.

The Den-Family Centers in Greenwich: 203-869-4848.
The Danbury Chapter of The Compassionate Friends;
203-797-8896. Grief support group for families who have experienced the death of a child.


The Whittingham Cancer Center at Norwalk Hospital; 203-852-2148.
Northeast Center For Trauma Recovery;
acute traumatic stress and grief counseling; Greenwich; 203-661-9393, ext. 8.
"Growing Through Grief,"Ann's Place The Home of I Can offers "Transitions," a bereavement support group, in the Danbury area. Call 203-790-6568.
Stamford Counseling Center;
free, short-term counsel; 203-323-8560.
Christ & Holy Trinity Church Bereavement Support Group;
Westport; 203-227-0827.


Louise Levin, M. Ed. L.M.F.T.; Westport, 203-259-8036

Kim Ann Oliver, PhD.; Westport, 203-222-0746

The Family Center Services in Westport
is offering divorce and separation mom support groups. For more information on days and times for the groups, call 203-226-7007.

Family Centers' in Darien is offering a single moms support group, Mondays at 6:30 p.m.; 972 Boston Post Road, Darien; 655-0547.
is a special weekly seminar and support group for those separated or divorced. Offered in the New Canaan area. For more information, call 972-7680.

Center for Divorce Mediation & Family Services; Stamford ; 203-978-7680.


Connecticut Domestic Violence Hotline:1-888-774-2900

The Family Center in Westport sponsors a support group for rape survivors; call 203-226-7007

The Sexual Assault Crisis Center in Stamford; support for rape and incest survivors; 203-348-9346; Hotline: 203-329-2929

Domestic Violence Crisis Center; Norwalk Hotlines - 203-852-1980 and 888-774-2900/ Stamford Hotline - 203-357-8162

Center for Women and Families Domestic Violence Service, Bridgeport - 203-384-9669; 203-334-6154; 888-774-2900


Breast Cancer Survival Center, Norwalk ; 203-857-7304.

Cancer Care, Inc., Fairfield; 203-854-9911.

Center for Hope, Darien and Stamford; 203-655-4693/203-325-8123.

Ann's Place in Danbury; learn what's new in local cancer support services at Support groups for women, men, children and caregivers; yoga, journaling and relaxation; 203-790-6568.

Y-ME of CT; 203-483-8200. Meets in Bridgeport at St. Vincent Medical Center alternate Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m. and Milford Hospital on alternate Wednesdays.


The 5Rhythms of Gabrielle Roth Workshops; heal body and soul through expressive dance; 203-254-3932.

Chi Dancentre; 44 Main St., Westport, 203-226-4300;

Sound Directions; drumming and rythm-based programs to meet specific therapeutic, wellness and recreational needs; 203-454-DRUM/


ABC Nutrition & Wellness:
Angelic Healing Center
, Norwalk; 203-852-1150
Sabita Holitistic Center, Fairfield & Southport; 203-254-2633
Stamford Center for Natural Health; High Ridge Road; 203-325-3535
Darien Center for Integrative Medicine; 870 Post Rd.; 203-655-4494
Total Life Care Center, Norwalk; 203-853-4852.
Kindred Spirits, Wilton: 203-563-9781
Spiritual Insights for Living, Bridgeport; 203-870-8966
Reverence and Mirth, Stamford; 203-588-9309


The Lion's Den Book & Gift Store/St. Mark's Parish, 111 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan; bibles, holy books, prayer, icons, meditation, yoga, toys, jewelry, gifts, candles... ; open Wed., Thurs. & Friday 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., Saturdays at 10 a.m.

A Touch of Sedona, 452 Main St., Ridgefield (gift shop and spiritual center); 203-438-7146.

1 comment:

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