ABOUT US

OUR MISSION

Life Health and Wellness Center, Inc is a nonprofit corporation located in Ansonia, Connecticut, whose mission is to promote educational programs for the youth and adults through collaboration and partnerships in the community around education and academic success, health, and well-being, including prevention of illness and chronic diseases.

OUR VISION

Vision: is to create a better everyday life for the community and deliver services to meet the needs of all individuals and families.

OUR VALUES

COMPASSION 

We care for all the youth we serve as if they were our own, helping them to pursue positive choices and opportunities to thrive.

IMPACT

We better the lives of youth and families by providing positive, inspiring programs that make a difference, now and in the future.

DIVERSITY

We embrace the differences of every youth, family and community we serve with an inclusive nature and diverse staff.

PERSEVERANCE

We commit to building the capabilities of all youth, regardless of circumstance, to overcome challenges and achieve success.

COLLABORATION

We rely on our staff, communities, supporters, funders and partner agencies to help shape the success of our youth.

OUR STAFF & BOARD MEMBERS

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Dr. Leslie K. Youngblood,
DNP, MSN, BSN, R.N., BSBA

A Registered Nurse and educator, Leslie graduated from Sacred Heart University and earned an M.S. in Nursing Education, a B.S. in Nursing, and a B.S. in Business Administration. She received her Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree from Regis College. She is a nursing professor and a nurse consultant for early learning centers. She is the founder and CEO of Life Health and Wellness Center Inc., a not-for-profit organization that serves the community. Leslie enjoys mentoring young adults, helping them foster the belief "that all things are possible". She is actively supporting communities and organizations both locally and nationally.