Behavioral Health Services

Our culturally and linguistically competent outpatient programs for adults, families and children include individual and group therapy to address problems associated with substance abuse, depression, anxiety, anger management, trauma, grief and loss, and other mental health issues.  We also provide therapy and related victim services to survivors of homicide as part of the Office of Victim Services’ Counseling Services to Families of Homicide Victims Project.

CHILDREN’S BEHAVIORAL HEALTH
The Children’s Behavioral Health program provides intensive in-home child and adolescent psychiatric services and a family support team.

CHILD GUIDANCE

  • CHILD GUIDANCE CLINICS Ansonia, Hartford, Milford, New Haven, Torrington, Waterbury
    Each mental health clinic is licensed as a child guidance clinic promoting sound and culturally competent mental health and skills development that maximize a child’s success at home, at school, and in the community.Children are provided with a variety of outpatient mental health interventions to enable them to experience healthy development and achieve their maximum level of functioning.
  • HISPANIC CHILD GUIDANCE CLINIC AT THE INSTITUTE FOR THE HISPANIC FAMILY Hartford
    This unique child guidance clinic provides specific culturally competent mental health services to Latino youth in the Hartford Community.

Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence services include the Family Violence Education Program in Torrington, Meriden, Ansonia and Milford which offers specialized intervention and education to adults arrested for the first time for family violence crimes as well as the Explore program in Torrington which provides domestic violence offenders with the information and skills they need to change their behaviors and learn to improve their current and future relationships.

INSTITUTE FOR THE HISPANIC FAMILY  Hartford
For over 25 years, this model program has provided a wide range of culturally competent mental health and family counseling services for the local Hispanic community. Over 1,000 families each year benefit from the Child Guidance Clinic, Family Counseling Unit, the Hispanic Elderly Program, and the Domestic Violence and Substance Abuse Programs. The Family Center, a grassroots community-based project, is responsible for creating and generating updated resources and information about cultural issues as well as issues dealing with the community, families, and children.

Intensive In-home Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Services

Catholic Charities provides Intensive In-home Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Services (IICAPS) in Greater Hartford.  Hartford

Pre-Trial Drug and Pre-Trial Alcohol Education Programs

Catholic Charities offers the Pre-Trial Drug Education Program and Pre-Trial Alcohol Education Services in Hartford.  The Pre-Trial Drug Education Program serves adults who are charged for the first time with possession of drugs or drug paraphernalia and Pre-Trial Alcohol Education Services are for adults who are arrested for the first time for driving or boating while intoxicated.  Hartford

VICTIMS OF CRIME ACT (VOCA) CASE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM

    Provides holistic supportive services for victims of crime to encourage safety and resiliency. VOCA Case Managers support the personal growth and emotional healing of victims through:

    Assistance with Victims Compensation Process
    Advocacy and Emotional Support
    Connection to resources like counseling, housing assistance, child care, transportation, etc
    Crisis Intervention and Safety Planning

    THE VOCA PROGRAM WILL INVOLVE:
    Assistance with Victims Compensation Process
    Advocacy and Emotional Support
    Connection to resources like counseling, housing assistance, child care, transportation, etc.
    Crisis Intervention and Safety Planning

    PROVIDING SUPPORT FOR THE FOLLOWING VICTIMS

    Adults Sexually Abused/Assaulted as Children
    Adult Physical Assault
    Bullying (Cyber, Physical, or Verbal)
    Burglary
    Child Physical Abuse and Neglect
    Domestic and/or Family Violence
    DUI/DWI Incidents
    Elder Abuse/Neglect
    Hate Crime (Racial/Religious/Gender/ Sexual Orientation/Other)
    Human Trafficking: Sex/Labor
    Identity Theft/Fraud/Financial Crimes
    Other Vehicular Victimization
    Stalking/Harassment
    Survivors of Homicide Victims
    Teen Dating Victimization

    ELIGIBILITY (one of the following must be true)

    The victimization occurred in Connecticut.
    The victim lived in Connecticut when the victimization occurred.
    The victim lived in Connecticut at the time services are sought.

    TO APPLY:

    Visit one of the local providers mentioned inside the brochures.
    Victims can click on the intake form below https://tinyurl.com/VOCAintakeCCFSA
    Self-Refer by calling 1-800-505-9000.

     Behavioral Health Services Locations

    To find an Behavioral Health Services Program close to your location, click on the markers in the map.