waterbury

Residential Services
MHC offers homes, including scattered-site supported housing, transitional housing, and supervised apartments, for people with mental health conditions throughout Waterbury.

For information about MHC’s residential services in Waterbury, please contact:
Crystal Bennett, MPA
Director of Residential Services
Mental Health Connecticut, Inc.
969 West Main Street, Suite 3A
Waterbury, CT 06708
Phone: 203-757-8153

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Supported Employment
MHC works with employers and people with mental health conditions to engage them in opportunities to gain competitive employment, work alongside people with and without disabilities, and experience the social, financial and intellectual benefits of employment.

Specifically, MHC’s supported employment programs offer people with mental health conditions with:

  • Pre-employment tasks, such as job searches, resume writing, job application procedures, and interview skills.
  • Learning tasks associated with jobs.
  • Monitoring employment progress.
  • Building natural supports on the job.
  • Negotiating any necessary special accommodations.

For more information about Supported Employment, please call 203-757-5431.

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Supported Education
MHC offers supported education services through its Lifelong Learning Supported Education (LLSE) program, which are designed to provide the supports that people with mental health conditions may need to earn their high school diplomas, GEDs, certificates of learning and college degrees.

For more information about Supported Education, please call 203-757-5431.

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Recovery Resource Center
The Independence Center (IC) offers an environment for individuals to gain the knowledge, skills and confidence to achieve their goals, realize recovery and engage in the community. A completely voluntary program, the IC provides a place for people with mental health conditions to access peer supports, participate in health and wellness activities, and develop work and social skills.

For more information about the Independence Center, please call 203-756-5772.

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Mental Health Waiver
Through the waiver program, the State of Connecticut offers an array of home and community-based services. These services assist Medicaid eligible adults with serious mental health conditions with living successfully in the community and avoiding institutional care. MHC is a state-approved WISE provider offering participants individualized recovery plans that promote health, wellness, recovery and success in the community.

For more information about the Mental Health Waiver Program (WISE), please call 203-527-3145.

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Mental Health Concierge
Mental Health Connecticut (MHC) recognizes the limitations that people with private health insurance may face when trying to access timely and appropriate mental health services. To this end, MHC has created Mental Health Concierge. This unique service offers in-home, one-on-one, community-based rehabilitative services that support and promote recovery and complement services covered by private insurance.

Offered throughout Connecticut, Mental Health Concierge provides a breadth of services and supports for individuals with mental health conditions, including:

  • Maintaining a home,
  • Managing finances,
  • Negotiating external systems of support (physical and behavioral health),
  • Developing community connections,
  • Skill-building, and/or
  • Self-advocating.

For more information about Mental Health Concierge, please call 203-527-3145.

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Developmental Services
People with developmental disabilities are three to four times more likely to experience mental health conditions than people in the general population. Using its expertise in the field of mental health, Mental Health Connecticut (MHC) provides services and supports to address the specific needs of people who are dually diagnosed with developmental disabilities and mental health conditions, which are designed to meet a critical need in the state and support overall health and wellness.

For more information about MHC’s Developmental Services, please call 860-529-1970.

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statewide

Mental Health Connecticut offers services and supports statewide with offices located in:

Bridgeport
Danbury
Stamford
Torrington
Waterbury
West Hartford

Click on the above town for more information.

Statewide

waterbury

For information about MHC’s residential services in Waterbury, please contact:

Kelly Scherker
Program Manager
969 West Main Street, Suite 3-A
Waterbury, CT 06708
Phone: 203-757-8153