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NOW offers training
PUTNAM — Northeast Opportunities for Wellness, Inc. (NOW) will offer free training to local youth sports organizations in the Darkness to Light Stewards of Children program over the spring and fall sports seasons. The program, which teaches adults how to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse, is designed for individuals concerned about the safety of children as well as organizations that serve youth. The training is supported by grant funds NOW received from the Northeast Connecticut Women & Girls Fund with the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut. For info go to: or call 888-940-4669.
NOW is a non-profit human services organization focused on youth wellness. Serving the 10-town area of northeastern Connecticut, NOW provides children with the opportunity to participate in athletics programs and other activities, offering scholarship assistance as well as nutrition and fitness training. In July of 2016, NOW merged with the Exchange Club of Northeast Connecticut, a long-running youth serving organization focused on the prevention of child abuse and creating safe communities. The merger allowed NOW to include child abuse prevention as a new branch of the organization’s mission
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