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

In addition, MHC offers supported apartments for people with mental health conditions who are deaf in West Hartford with the goal of preparing tenants to live independently in the community.

For information about MHC’s residential services in West Hartford, please contact:
West Hartford Residential Services — robinsonhouse@mhconn.org

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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.

In West Hartford, MHC works with people with mental health conditions who are deaf to engage them in employment opportunities.

For more information about West Hartford Supported Employment, please call 860-523-0289.

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Deaf Rec
Deaf Rec is a social club designed to bring adults who are Deaf from all walks of life together to engage in community-based, recreational activities, including visiting local museums, going bowling, eating at restaurants, and attending local fairs and festivals. Deaf Rec promotes community and peer engagement through participation in fun activities in the community.

For more information about Deaf Rec, email deafrec@gmail.com or visit our Facebook page.

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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.

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west hartford

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

Amelia Saunders
Director of West Hartford Residential Services
robinsonhouse@mhconn.org