At the YMCA of Greater Boston child protection is top priority. We are deeply saddened and disturbed by the shooting incident that took place in a Connecticut elementary school on Friday, 12-14-12. Please know that every YMCA of Greater Boston location takes very seriously the safety, security, and well-being of the children in our care. If you would like more information on how to support children and youth after such a violent episode, please click here to view valuable information from the National Association of School Psychologists.

If you need further assistance, please contact your primary care physician, pediatrician, or local health clinic.  If you or a family member is in an emergency situation, please dial 911.

Joanne Russo

Executive Director, Early Childhood & Youth Resources / BPS Initiative
YMCA of Greater Boston
316 Huntington Avenue
Boston,  MA  02115