• BHcare

  • Central Administrative Office: 127 Washington Avenue, 3rd Floor West | North Haven, CT | Tel: (203) 446-9739

  • Valley Offices: 435 East Main Street | Ansonia, CT |Tel: 203-736-2601

  • Shoreline Offices: 14 Sycamore Way | Branford, CT |Tel: 203-483-2630

    BHcare is a regional nonprofit dedicated to improving the lives and health of the individuals, families and communities it serves by providing comprehensive behavioral health, domestic violence and prevention services.

    BHcare provides a comprehensive continuum of care including mental health, addiction and prevention and domestic violence services

    BHcare is designated by the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services as the Local Mental Health Authority for the following towns:

    Valley: Ansonia, Derby, Oxford, Seymour and Shelton.

    Shoreline: Branford, East Haven, Guilford, Madison, North Branford and North Haven.

    BHcare’s The Umbrella Center for Domestic Violence Services provides domestic violence services for the following towns: 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.

    BHcare’s Alliance for Prevention and Wellness (formerly VSAAC) is designated as the Regional Behavioral Health Action Organization for all of DMHAS Region II and provides addiction/substance abuse prevention and education services for: Ansonia, Bethany, Branford, Chester, Clinton, Cromwell, Deep River, Derby, Durham, East Haddam, East Hampton, East Haven, Essex, Guilford, Haddam, Hamden, Killingworth, Lyme, Madison, Meriden, Middlefield, Middletown, Milford, New Haven, North Branford, North Haven, Old Lyme, Old Saybrook, Orange, Portland, Seymour, Shelton, Wallingford, Westbrook, West Haven, Woodbridge.

    BHcare’s Parent Child Resource Center is a licensed Child Guidance Clinic located in Derby that provides comprehensive mental health and addiction services for children, adolescents, teens and their parents throughout the Lower Naugatuck Valley and beyond.

    For the most up to date news and information on BHcare, please follow us on Twitter www.twitter.com/CTBHcare and Facebook www.Facebook.com/CTBHcare.

  • Contact Information

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

    Director
    John O’Rourke
    p. (203) 553-7234 ext. 2016
    jorourke@communicare-ct.org

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

    SAFE Family Recovery Program
    Simone Ketchum, Program Supervisor
    p. (203) 553-7234 ext. 2011
    sketchum@communicare-ct.org

    Community Support for Families
    Glorimar Teixeira, Program Supervisor
    p. (203) 553-7234 ext. 2012
    gteixeira@communicare-ct.org

    Latino Behavioral Health Services
    Sarah Finke, Latino Coordinator
    p. (203) 483-2630 x1236
    sfinke@communicare-ct.org

    South Central Crisis Services
    Jennifer Hagelston, Crisis Coordinator
    p. (860) 388-7855
    jhagelston@communicare-ct.org

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

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  • 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.