Community Resources

Community  Mental Health Agencies

The following community resources provide support, counseling, and referral services for individuals and families.

Catholic Charities

The mission of this program is to serve families in the community through programs which alleviate hunger, support the elderly and those with physical and mental health challenges, provide safe care for children and safe haven for the homeless, and deliver fair and just services to immigrants, all without regard to age, race, religion, or ability to pay.

1 Park Street, Norwalk CT 06852, 203-750-9711

238 Jewett Ave,Bridgeport, CT, 203-787-2207

Community Health Centers, Inc.

Franklin Street Community Health Center

The Mission: Healthcare for everyone

We are a private, non-profit agency with the mission of providing primary care and social services to all, particularly to those who cannot gain access to such services elsewhere.

141 Franklin St, Stamford, CT 06901, 203-969-0802

More information could be found on the website: http://www.chc1.com/Locations/Stamford

Day Street Community Health Center

The Mission: Healthcare for everyone

We are a private, non-profit agency with the mission of providing primary care and social services to all, particularly to those who cannot gain access to such services elsewhere.

49 Day Street, Norwalk, CT 06854, 203-854-9292

More information could be found on the website: http://www.chc1.com/Locations/Norwalk

DMHAS Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services

Hotline: 1-800-563-4086

This hotline number connects residents seeking treatment and services for an opioid addiction to local walk-in assessment centers.  Callers will receive a follow up all to make sure they are receiving the necessary services

More information can be found on the website: www.ct.gov/dmhas/walkins

Domestic Violence

The Domestic Violence Crisis Center is dedicated to the task of helping individuals find ways to live  lives in peace, without the threat of violence, intimidation or abuse. Services offered include counseling, court and legal concerns, safe houses, housing, economic, educational and medical advocacy, a 24 hour hotline and multilingual services.

Hotline: 1-888-774-2900, Website: www.dvccct.org

777 Summer Street, Suite 400, Stamford, CT 06901-1022, (203) 588-9100

16 River Street, First Floor, Norwalk, CT 06850, (203) 853-0418

Dorothy Bennett Behavioral Health Center/Optimus Health Care

The mission of Optimus Health Care is to improve the overall health of those in our local communities; in particularly, the medically underserved, by providing preventive, primary care and supplemental health care services along with health education in a culturally sensitive manner regardless of ones ability to pay.

1351 Washington Blvd, Stamford, CT, 203-621-3750

Dubois Center

The Dubois Center in Stamford is a community based mental health services agency, and is responsible for providing ongoing, individualized treatment to persons living in the community with severe behavioral health disorders who are publicly insured, uninsured and in some cases underinsured. All services offered at the F. S. DuBois Center include community support, crisis services,  recovery, referral and residential services.

Website:  http://www.ct.gov/dmhas, 780 Summer Street, Stamford CT 06901, 203-358-8500

Eating Disorders:

Eating disorder treatment providers in our area include the following resources.  For more information and other resources on eating disorders  go to: http://nedawareness.org/

Family Centers

Family Centers is a private, nonprofit organization offering education, health and human services to children, adults and families in Fairfield County. More than 200 professionals and 3,500 trained volunteers work together to provide a wide range of responsive, innovative programs.

60 Palmers Hill Rd, Stamford, CT, 203-324-3167

20 Bridge St, Greenwich, CT, 203-629-2822        (Call this location to make appointment)

590 Boston Post Rd, Darien, CT (Center for Hope), 203-655-0547

64 Main St, New Canaan, CT, 203-972-0556

9 Motts Ave, Norwalk, CT (Family and Children’s Agency), 203-855-8765

More information could be found on the website: http://www.familycenters.org/

Healthy Minds

Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services in Southwestern Connecticut, provides resource guides to services, resources, and support groups in Fairfield County.  This agency aims to ensure a high-quality mental health system that promotes recovery and well-being for the residents of Southwestern Connecticut.

http://www.healthymindsct.org

Jewish Family Services

JFS provides counseling and psychotherapy services  for all  individuals, and families, at affordable fees in both the Stamford and Westport offices. Sliding scale fees are available based on income and third-party insurance is accepted.  Additionally, case management  for families and individuals needing supportive assistance is also available for such things as housing , emergency financial assistance, basic necessities (such as food) and emergency shelter.

733 Summer Street, Stamford CT, 203-921-4161

431 Post Road East, Westport Ct 06880, 203-454-4992

2370 Park Ave, Bridgeport CT 06604, 203-366-5438

Sexual Assault Crisis Center

 Provides counseling and support services for all victims of sexual abuse in Lower Fairfield County and strives to eliminate sexual violence through community-wide education.

In Stamford:

Website: thecenter-ct.org

The Center, 733 Summer Street, Suite 503, Stamford, Connecticut 06901

Phone: 203-348-9346, Fax: 203-324-2321, Email: info@thecenter-ct.org

In Greenwich:

Website: www.ywcagreenwich.org/

Greenwich YWCA, 259 East Putnam Avenue, Greenwich, CT 06830

Phone:  203-622-0003

Substance Abuse

Supportive resources are available through the following centers:

  • 211 Infoline: Connecticut resource that will assist you to locate Substance Abuse & Mental Health treatment centers Phone number: 211 or go to the website: www.211ct.org.  Toll free, Multilingual, Confidential, 24 hours a day
  • Connecticut Behavioral Health Partnership (CT BHP): http://www.ctbhp.com/index.htm or 1‐800‐842‐8440 (in‐state toll free); Supporting health & recovery
  • Treatment Locator Hotline: 1‐800‐662‐4357 or go to http://dasis3.samhsa.gov to locate a treatment center.

Triangle Center

618 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT

Phone: (203) 853 0600 | Website: www.CTpridecenter.org

Triangle Community Center is Fairfield County’s only organization focused on serving the LGBTQ community. TCC provides social, health and wellness, substance use recovery, peer support, and youth programs in addition to a case management program that provides navigation and housing services.