Because of you

Because of you, 18,000 children in need are taken care of every single day. The backbone of Child & Family Agency is the 650 plus auxiliary volunteers, organized into six auxiliaries along the shoreline. There are a variety of ways you can make a difference.

Spending time with children in need
  • Helping children with homework after school.
  • General interaction with children including outdoor activities.
  • Teaching and sharing a specific skill such as: sewing, sports, music or art.
  • Reading to children.
  • Holding, rocking and feeding  infants.
  • Playing games with children.

There are a variety of ways you can make a difference

Organizing Talents
  • Organizing closets, inventorying storage items and supplies at various program sites.
  • Cleaning and yard work.
  • Paperwork and computer skills.
Theater Interests
  • Painting sets.
  • Sewing costumes.
  • Playing piano.
  • Helping with the reception after shows, baking, serving and set up.
  • Ushering for shows.

Volunteer Application

With upwards of 180 employees, as well as over 600 volunteers and auxiliary members, Child & Family Agency is a team effort. With your help, anything is possible. Fill out a form and get started.

Pay Your Dues

Auxiliary membership follows Child & Family Agency’s fiscal year and runs from July 1st through June 30th.


Groton Charity Bookshop

The Charity Bookshop is operated by a team of friendly, helpful members of the Groton Auxiliary of Child and Family Agency. The Charity Bookshop is open three days a week, on Wednesday 10 AM to 4 PM, Thursday from 2 PM to 5 PM and the 1st Thursday of the month from 2 PM to 7 PM, and Saturday from 10 AM to 1 PM.