• John O’Rourke, LCSW

  • Director

    John earned his Masters in Social Work (MSW) degree at Adelphi University and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Connecticut. Specific to tobacco treatment, John has been trained as a Tobacco Treatment Specialist and has worked closely with Dr. Douglas Ziedonis and his Addressing Tobacco Through Organizational Change (ATTOC) team on developing policies and practices of behavioral healthcare settings that focus on addressing tobacco.

    In addition to his work on addressing tobacco, John has experience providing clinical services to adults and children in Connecticut and New York. John has managed clinical caseloads as well as provided supervision of staff providing both case management as well as residential programming. John has experience working with adults living on public assistance, adults and children living with mental illness and children and youth in foster care settings. John has held positions from direct care to director levels.

  • 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.