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Who We Are & What We Do


Life Health and Wellness Center, Inc is a nonprofit corporation in Ansonia, Connecticut. Our 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 preventing illness and chronic diseases. Life Health and Wellness Center, Inc. strives to create a better everyday life for the community and deliver services to meet the needs of all individuals and families.

Our Values


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


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


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


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


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

Our Staff & Board Members

Dr. Leslie K. Youngblood,

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 nonprofit organization serving 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.

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