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  • What is CommuniCare?

    Our mission is to build comprehensive coordinated and efficient integrated health care services across our sponsoring agencies and communities.

    Our purpose is to. . .
    • Develop partnerships to benefit sponsoring agencies and the community;
    • Increase geographic reach of clients served through collaborative efforts with partner organizations;
    • Assist partner agencies to grow their viability in an increasingly competitive marketplace;
    • Provide a range of administrative and programmatic services to not-for-profit and healthcare organizations including project management, training and education, and solutions to increase efficiency and streamline operations.

  • Service Area

    CommuniCare agency services are primarily provided for the towns of Ansonia, Beacon Falls, Bethany, Branford, Derby, East Haven, Guilford, Hamden, Madison, Milford, New Haven, North Branford, North Haven, Orange, Oxford, Seymour, Shelton, West Haven, and Woodbridge. Emergency Mobile Psychiatric Services for adults assures a rapid response to all citizens. Combined, the communities served by CommuniCare cover a population of more than 320,000 individuals.

  • Programs & Services

  • Bettor Choice Outpatient Problem Gambling Treatment (Bettor Choice)Learn More

    Community Support for Families (CSF) Learn More

    SAFE Family Recovery (SAFE-FR)Learn More

    Latino Behavioral Health System (LBHS) Learn More

    South Central Crisis Service (SCCS) Learn More

    Connecticut Specialized Tobacco Use Cessation Program Tobacco Cessation Learn More

  • In the News

  • CommuniCare Awarded Grant with Bridges and BHcare for Disordered Gambling Integration

  • CommuniCare is happy to announce that it was selected to receive a grant from the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) to implement a disordered gambling integration program at Bridges and BHcare. Read more

  • CommuniCare’s Program Director Invited to Present at the National Conference on Behavioral Health

  • Following his participation in the Tobacco And Cancer Control Community of Practice through the National Council on Behavioral Health, John O’Rourke has been invited to present on Tobacco Policy changes as part of a panel entitled “Get the 4-1-1; Integrating Cancer and Tobacco Control and Prevention into CBHO’s at the National Conference on Behavioral Health in Las Vegas, NV from March 7 – 9, 2016. As part of this presentation, John will be outlining best practices in working toward developing Tobacco Policy to improve the health and wellness of behavioral health communities.

  • Contact Information

  • CommuniCare Offices
    85 Willow Street, Building A, Suite 3
    New Haven, CT 06511
    p. (203) 553-7234
    f. (203) 553-7239

    John O’Rourke
    p. (203) 553-7234 ext. 2016

    Bettor Choice Outpatient Problem Gambling Treatment
    John O’Rourke
    p. (203) 553-7234 ext. 2016

    SAFE Family Recovery Program
    Simone Ketchum, Program Supervisor
    p. (203) 553-7234 ext. 2011

    Community Support for Families
    Glorimar Teixeira, Program Supervisor
    p. (203) 553-7234 ext. 2012

    Latino Behavioral Health Services
    Sarah Finke, Latino Coordinator
    p. (203) 483-2630 x1236

    South Central Crisis Services
    Jennifer Hagelston, Crisis Coordinator
    p. (860) 388-7855

    All referrals to programs should go through individual agencies, websites are listed below.

  • Visit Our Partner Agencies

  • Hours

  • Monday and Friday
    8:30 am to 5:00 pm

    Tuesday through Thursday
    8:30 am to 8:00 pm

    Crisis Services available after hours.