mental-health-addiction-services

East Street Arts

East Street Arts In 2016, to provide creative opportunities for artists, Marrakech’s seat weaving/chair caning business, the Association of Artisans to Cane, was expanded to include an art studio and gift shop. The newly renovated social enterprise was renamed East Street Arts. East Street Arts is dedicated to fostering the creation of art through artisan…

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DMHAS Young Adult Services

DMHAS Young Adult Services Marrakech provides residential services to young adults with behavioral health service needs at two congregate sites located in New Haven as well as to young adults living on their own in the community. While the two congregate sites fulfill slightly different service needs, they are similar in that they are apartment-style…

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Taking Initiative Center

Taking Initiative Center The Taking Initiative Center is an inter-agency collaborative of Marrakech, Goodwill of Southern New England, and the APT Foundation that provides engagement opportunities for individuals who are in the “pre-contemplative” stage of recovery from addiction. The center offers meals, access to an off-site shower and laundry facilities, meditation and recovery groups, and…

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DMHAS Employment Services

DMHAS Employment Services SHP Vocation Services The Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services-funded Supportive Housing Program (SHP) provides services to homeless adults with mental illness and/or co-occurring substance abuse disorder who reside in DMHAS Catchment Area 7 (see eligibility below for specific towns). SHP vocational staff members work with program participants to identify needs,…

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Outreach & Engagement Services

Outreach & Engagement Services Outreach & Engagement case managers work in the community to identify people who are unhoused or residing in uninhabitable living situations with mental illness and/or addiction who are not yet connected to treatment or services. They engage with those they meet in an effort to connect them with needed services, often…

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DMHAS Mental Health Waiver (MHW) Program

DMHAS Mental Health Waiver (MHW) Program This waiver program for individuals with serious mental illness encompasses the recovery orientation adopted by the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS), but also signals new directions in the community treatment of people with serious psychiatric disabilities because of its emphasis on: Intensive psychiatric rehabilitation provided in…

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Acquired Brain Injury Services

Acquired Brain Injury Services Marrakech, Inc. is approved by the State of Connecticut to provide many services to people who have acquired brain injuries. These services are intended to assist people in leading productive lives in the community. Person-centered services are the result of a team process that identifies goals, interests, preferences, needs, and resources.…

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Transition Services

Transition Services Transition Services are designed to assist students with disabilities with continuing their Individual Education Plan (IEP) goals outside of school hours and assist them with the transition to employment or adult services. EXTENDED DAY SERVICES Extended Day Services are designed for students in special education who would benefit from having additional hours each…

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Vocational Rehabilitation/Level Up

Vocational Rehabilitation/Level Up This program assists youth and adults with disabilities to enter or re-enter the workplace through the use of situational assessments, job placement and retention services as well as on-site supports such as job coaching. Individuals in this program are typically referred from the Bureau of Rehabilitative Services (BRS), and usually only require…

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DDS Continuous Residential Supports

DDS Continuous Residential Supports Continuous Residential Supports (CRS) are supportive living settings where 2-3 individuals with a developmental disability live together in the community. While these are not licensed as a Community Living Arrangements (CLA), they can still provide 24-hour staff support. The enhanced support focuses on skill-building, activities of daily living, behavior management, quality…

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