laura_smallLaura Kurman, MA, LMFT, has served as Program Director for Watertown/Wayside Multi-Service Center for 22 yrs, overseeing prevention, education and outreach programs. She is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, has an MA in Counseling from the University of San Francisco, and received her Bachelor of Social Work from Pennsylvania State University. Laura has extensive experience doing crisis intervention with adolescent runaways and their families as well as group home work in Santa Cruz, California. She enjoys helping youth and families enhance their health and happiness. In her spare time, Laura enjoys bike riding, kayaking, spending time with her family, and going to the beach.


ssr_smallStephanie Sunderland-Ramsey has been Program Coordinator for the Watertown Youth Coalition at Wayside Multi-Service Center since October of 2000.  Stephanie’s passion for working with youth started when she was an adolescent herself, teaching art classes at the local Boys & Girls Club.  After receiving a degree in Psychology at University of Massachusetts, Stephanie has consistently focused on psycho-educational and prevention programming.  She is pleased to work in the Watertown community where she collaborates with youth and other adults who are also focused on the health of youth in the community.  Stephanie’s favorite activities are pilates, running, reading and excursions with her children.

If you are an adult who would like to get involved, or if you have general questions or comments for the WYC, please contact:

Lisa Gibalerio, Community Organizer
Phone: 617-926-3600 x2649

If you are a Youth in Watertown or know one who is interested in becoming a Peer Leader, please contact:

Dawn Graham, Peer Leadership Advisor,
Phone:  617-926-3600 x2642