Resources

Parent Education Programs: CT Council of Family Service Agencies - Catholic Charities

Classes to help divorcing parents support their children through divorces. A 6-hour class that includes ways of discussing and explaining loss and the grieving process.

(203) 787-2207

501 Lombard St, New Haven, CT 06511

https://www.ctfsa.org/parenting-education-program-pep#new-haven

 

Parent Education Programs: CT Council of Family Service Agencies - Jewish Family Service of New Haven

Classes to help divorcing parents support their children through divorces. A 6-hour class that includes ways of discussing and explaining loss and the grieving process.

(203) 389-5599 ext. 142

1440 Whalley Ave, New Haven, CT 06513

https://www.ctfsa.org/parenting-education-program-pep#new-haven

 

Department of Developmental Services

Support network for parents of children and/or relatives with disabilities. Offers spaces to share experiences, education, discussion, and advocacy. Also includes programming for others who may be impacted such as caregivers, siblings, grandparents.

https://portal.ct.gov/DDS/Family/Family/Im-looking-for-information-about-

 

Yale Child Study Center Outpatient Clinical Services

Provide care for families concerned about their child's development and behavior, from developmental delays to isolation and fear of school to defiant behavior to worries that interfere with their child's life. Specialize in identifying the most appropriate treatment for each child and family.

(203) 785-2513

40 Temple St, Suite 7C, Temple Medical Center, New Haven, CT 06510

https://www.yalemedicine.org/departments/child-study-center/

 

Clifford Beers Clinic

Provide support for families whose children are struggling with trauma, social interaction, behavior & personality, speech & development, and/or academics & school.

(203) 772-1270

93 Edwards St, New Haven, CT 06511

https://www.cliffordbeers.org/

 

Cornell Scott Hill Health Center

Child and Family Guidance clinics within the Health Center offer services around behavioral health and substance abuse for children 18 and younger.

(203) 503-3250

400 Columbus Ave, New Haven, CT 06519

https://cornellscott.org/services/health-center-services

 

Fair Haven Community Health Center

Primary care center with a special nutrition department run by registered dieticians and caters to people of all ages. Special programs centered on obesity, pre-diabetes, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, cancer, digestive diseases, allergies, HIV/AIDS, kidney disease, and undernourishment.

(203) 777-7411

426 East St, New Haven, CT 06511

https://www.fhchc.org/shw_services/family-support-services/

 

YNHH Nutrition Services

Personalized nutrition advice from registered dieticians to help children, adults, and seniors improve their diets, maintain a healthy weight, etc. Also includes senior caretakers and special services for women who are pregnant and individuals with diabetes, high blood pressure, heart problems, allergies, and digestive problems.

(203) 688-4242

20 York St, New Haven, CT 06510

https://www.ynhh.org/services/nutrition.aspx

 

StarVista

Offers counseling, crisis prevention, youth housing, and outreach programs. Provides support for stuggles with substance abuse, thoughts of suicide, domestic traumas, and homelessness.

https://star-vista.org/

 

D.A.R.E. Internet Safety Tips

Online resource to guide parents through internet safety conversations with their children. Includes articles on cyberbullying, links to online safety seminars, and other recent news.

https://dare.org/internet-safety/

 

Kid Power

Talking points for parents begin with a conversation with their kinds regarding internet safety. Also includes a blog written by Kid Power founder Irene van der Zande.

https://www.kidpower.org/library/article/prevent-cyberbullying/

 

PublicHousing.com

An online, consolidated list of all subsidized affordable and low-income apartment properties. Listings include HUD apartments, Public Housing Apartments, Low Income Apartments, Apartments for disabled and local Housing Authority listings throughout Connecticut.

https://www.publichousing.com/state/connecticut

 

Daily Strength

Online resource for children and adults who experience bullying. Includes online support groups, crisis resources, personal stories, and other information.

https://www.dailystrength.org/

 

Psychology Today Support Groups

Online resource for parents or children to help find support groups for a variety of issues.

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/groups

 

Bridges: A Community Support System

Offer outpatient services for children and adolescents with significant behavioral and emotional challenges.

(203) 878-6365 (24-hr Helpline)

270 Center St, West Haven, CT 06516

http://bridgesct.org/

 

Safe Harbor "Warm" Line

Phone line for people in recover, are lonely, or need to talk over a problem. Considered a "warm" line because it isn't used for emergency situations.

1-800-258-1528

 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

24-hr toll-free hotline available to anyone in crisis or emotional distress.

1-800-273-TALK [8255]

 

Crisis Textline

24-hr text-based counseling service available anywhere in the US for people in any type of crisis or emotional distress.

741-741

 

Suicide Prevention Chatline

24-hr chatline. Chat online with a trained counselor who can provide emotional support, crisis intervention, and suicide prevention services.

https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/chat/

 

OnYourMind.net Chatline

Free 24-hr crisis chatline. Offers peer-to-peer teen chat room Mondays through Thursdays, 7:30pm to 12:30am EST.

http://www.onyourmind.net/