Community Resources

Community  Mental Health Agencies

The following community resources provide support, counseling, and referral services for individuals and families. This is some, but not all, of the agencies the MHRC refers to. For help finding additional services, contact us at (203) 251-9597 or stamfordMHRC@uconn.edu to schedule an appointment.

 

Community Health Centers, Inc.

Provides primary care (including medical and mental health services) and social services to all, particularly those who cannot gain access to such services elsewhere. 

Services: Individual therapy and psychiatry, as well as a variety of medical services.

Phone: 203-969-0802 (Stamford, CT)

203-323-8160 (Stamford, CT)

203-854-9292 (Norwalk, CT)

Website: https://www.chc1.com/

 

DMHAS Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services 

Promotes and administers recovery-oriented services in the areas of mental health treatment and substance abuse prevention and treatment throughout Connecticut.

Hotline: 1-800-563-4086 

Website: www.ct.gov/dmhas/walkins 

 

Domestic Violence Crisis Center 

Helping individuals find ways to live lives in peace, without the threat of violence, intimidation or abuse.

Services: Counseling, court/legal concerns, safe houses, housing, economic, educational and medical advocacy, a 24-hour hotline and multilingual services. 

Phone:  203-588-9100 (Stamford, CT)

203-853-0418 (Norwalk, CT)

Hotline: 1-888-774-2900

Website: https://www.dvccct.org/

  

Optimus Health Care – Dorothy Bennett Behavioral Health Center

Improving the overall health of those in our local communities; particularly the medically underserved, by providing preventive, primary care and supplemental health care services.

Services: Evaluation, individual, group, family and marital therapy, medication management, case management, vocational counseling and Latino Outreach Services Program.

Phone: 203-621-3750 (Stamford, CT)

Website: http://optimushealthcare.org/opthc/

 

Silver Hill Hospital New Canaan

A top psychiatric hospital in Connecticut and beyond, for adults and adolescents, since it’s founding in 1931.

Services: Inpatient, transitional living and intensive outpatient treatment for substance use and co-occurring disorders, anxiety disorders, depression, bipolar disorder, personality disorders, psychotic disorders, and eating disorders.

Phone: 866-542-4455 (New Canaan, CT)

Website: https://silverhillhospital.org/

 

The Renfrew Center of Connecticut

Supports women suffering from anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, and related mental health problems with the tools they need to succeed in recovery and in life.

Services: Day treatment, intensive outpatient and outpatient programs.

Phone: 800-736-3739 (Old Greenwich, CT)

Website:  https://renfrewcenter.com/

 

Center for Discovery

Commitment to understanding eating disorders and developing the very best programs for treating them. CT locations in Greenwich, Southport and Fairfield.

Services: Residential, partial hospitalization, and intensive outpatient treatment.

Phone: 866-987-4494

Website: https://centerfordiscovery.com/
 

Liberation Programs

Helping individuals and families overcome addiction in order to restore their lives and strengthen our communities.

Services: Two inpatient treatment programs, outpatient and intensive outpatient services, health education for older adults and people living with HIV/AIDS and other chronic illnesses, treatment and resources for adolescents and their families, education and prevention efforts in the community, and permanent supportive housing for families.

Phone: 203-851-2077

Website: http://liberationprograms.org/

 

Revive Center for Wellness 

Wellness professionals including therapists, counselors, and coaches dedicated to helping individuals improve and enhance all aspects of their life.

Services: Therapy and counseling, life and career coaching, fitness coaching, nutrition and wellness coaching, yoga, meditation, and mindfulness, groups, and telehealth.

Phone: 203-693-4917 

Website: https://revivecenterforwellness.com/

 

The Rowan Center 

Counseling and support services for victims of sexual abuse in Lower Fairfield County. Strives to eliminate sexual violence through community-wide education Services are free and confidential.

Services: 24/7 hotline in English and Spanish, counseling, advocacy, support groups, assistance with office of victims services.

Phone: 203-348-9346  (Stamford, CT) 

Hotline: 203- 329-2929 (English)

 888-568-8332 (Spanish) 

Website: https://therowancenter.org/

 

YWCA Greenwich Domestic Abuse Services

Serves individuals and families facing domestic violence. All services provided are free and confidential.

Services: 24/7 hotline, crisis intervention, emergency shelter, safety planning, individual & group counseling, criminal court advocacy, civil legal clinic, financial literacy coaching, and multilingual services.

Phone: 203-869-6501

Hotline: 203-622-0003

Website: https://ywcagreenwich.org/what-we-do/understanding-domestic-abuse/

 

Triangle Community Center 

Advocates for LGBTQ people in Connecticut through programming focused on health, community and learning.

Services: Counseling, case management and referrals, groups, food resources, various events, housing assistance.

Phone: 203-853 0600 (Norwalk, CT)

Website: www.CTpridecenter.org
  

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Connecticut

Provides support, education and advocacy for people affected by mental illness.

Services: Resources and information on crisis resources, support groups, education, public policy and advocacy.

Phone: 860-882-0236

Website: https://namict.org/

 

*The above providers can be contacted directly for questions about insurance and services. If you would like help doing so, contact the MHRC to schedule an appointment.