laura_smallLaura Kurman, MA, LMFT, CPS, Senior Program Director of Watertown/Wayside Multi-Service Center oversees prevention, education and outreach programs. Ms. Kurman has over 30 years of substance abuse prevention experience in a supervisory capacity and has been awarded multiple state and federal public health grants focused on prevention, youth development and health and wellness promotion. She is an experienced psychotherapist and holds a license in Marriage and Family Therapy and is a Certified Prevention Specialist. 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