Manchester, Connecticut


Community Resource Guide (June 2020)

The Office of Neighborhoods and Families' Community Resource Guide is an annotated list of virtual activities and resource providers in Manchester. The guide will be updated & posted each month with new program additions and community updates.

Resource Guide

Children, Youth and Family Master Plan - Overview

This community planning process began in July of 2007 and included over 112 youth and adult citizens who worked to develop recommendations and associated strategies related to the following areas: Early Childhood Development, Youth Development, Youth in Transition, Education and After School Services, Neighborhoods and Community, Health and Safety and Family Economics. In addition, a core team was developed to create infrastructure recommendations to support the plans recommendations and associated strategies.

Master Plan

Manchester's Out-of-School Time Directory

To find an after school, before school, evening, weekend, or vacation program for your child check out the Out-of-School-Time Directory by clicking the link below.

Out-of-School Time Directory

REPORT: The Survey of Student Resources and Assets (2008)

This report contains important insights about the young people in your community. It includes information about the challenges they face and the internal strengths and external supports they have to overcome those challenges.

2008 Survey Report Link
A Profile of Manchester Youth: A Report on Their Developmental Assets (2008)

A summary of the 2008 Developmental Assets Survey prepared by Onsite-Insights.

2008 Youth Profile Link
Developmental Assets: A Profile of Your Youth - Manchester Public Schools, 2013

Full report of the results of the 2013 Developmental Assets Survey.

2013 Developmental Assets Survey Results Link
2008-2013 Trends Report: Developmental Assets

This report shows the increase and decrease of particular assets over a five year time period.

2008-2013 Trends Report
The Search Institute introduced the Developmental Model of Youth Development in 1990.