Central Connecticut Coast YMCA
is a multi-service community organization that offers educational, self improvement, physical fitness, and recreational activities. Services for children and youth include child care centers, summer camp, youth development programs, a Teen Fathers Program in Bridgeport, and a Job Center for youth in New Haven. The YMCA also administers housing programs in Bridgeport and New Haven, and emergency shelters in Bridgeport through the Families in Transition Program.
The Ralphola Taylor Community Center, a YMCA site, administers a family support center, and collaborates with Bridgeport Community Health Center to provide on site health care to community residents, and with Child Guidance Center of Greater Bridgeport to provide child guidance, mental health and substance abuse counseling, and social work for community residents.