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Youth Center
The Darien Depot
20 Bayberry Ln
The goal of the youth center is "To build confident youth in the community!" A place for middle school and high schoolers to feel safe and absolutely no outside pressure. The Depot provides "a variety of events and activities throughout the year for 6th-12th grade students in a judgement-free and safe environment." Everyone is included. There are multiple clubs that raise money and awareness for particular programs needs. There is "the Student Governing Board, there are 7 high school Depot empowerment clubs, 4 new middle school age Depot programs, several educational programs discussing such topics as vaping, consent, eating disorders, anxiety and substance abuse and numerous Depot activities and events ranging from dances to community projects."