Family Services

Child & Family Counseling Centers

CMHA provides individual, couples, family and group psychotherapy for those experiencing personal, emotional, interpersonal relationship, family and parenting, and substance abuse problems. The counseling program is staffed by licensed marriage and family therapists, social workers, and counselors, as well as board certified psychiatrists and APRN’s.

125 Whiting Street 
New Britain, CT 06051
(860) 223-2778

100 Commercial Boulevard
Torrington, CT 06790

(860) 482-8561

255 Bank Street
Waterbury, CT 06704

(203) 596-9724

Office Hours
New Britain: 8:00 am to 8:00 pm Monday to Thursday, 
9:00 am to 6:00 pm on Friday, and Saturday 8:00 am to 1:00 pm
Torrington: Monday from 8:00 am-8:00 pm, Tuesday-Thursday 8:00 am-6:00 pm,
and Friday 8:00 am-5:00 pm.
Waterbury: Monday-Friday 9 am-6 pm.

Family Based Recovery
233 Main Street, New Britain, CT 06051
(860) 826-1358 x.1522
36 Sheffield Street, Waterbury, CT 06704
203) 596-9724
The Family Based Recovery Program is an in home service program which provides family recovery and substance abuse treatment to families who have identified substance abuse issues and a child(ren) under 2 years old in the home. The program also provides individual, family and group therapy and child attachment treatment. Clinicians work with child behavioral issues, housing, transportation and other basic needs of families. Services are provided between the hours of 9:00 am to 8:00 pm, and crisis team coverage is also provided.

Intensive Family Preservation (IFP)
100 Commercial Boulevard, Torrington, CT 06790
(860) 482-8561
36 Sheffield Street, Waterbury, CT 06704

The IFP program provides in-depth, at-home family support and parent counseling on a 24-hour seven-day-a-week basis for families at risk of having children removed, or whose children have returned from out-of-home placement. A range of clinical and concrete services are provided, including parenting education, advocacy, counseling, crisis intervention, life management, and problem solving. Reunification services are designed to stabilize and support the family system. 

Triple P Parenting Program
100 Commercial Boulevard, Torrington, CT 06790
(860) 482-8561 x. 1770
The Positive Parenting Program (Triple P Level 4) is an in-home, evidenced based program that helps parents manage their child’s behavior and  become independent, resourceful problem solvers. Parents/Caregivers are given the tools to create a positive and safe home learning environment that will help develop and nurture their child’s behavioral, emotional, and cognitive strengths. Triple P builds upon the conviction that a positive and safe home environment can be preserved by increasing positive parent-child interaction within the home.

Reunification & Therapeutic Family Time (RTFT)
255 Bank Street, Waterbury, CT 06704
(203) 596-9724
100 Commercial Boulevard, Torrington, CT 06790
(860) 482-8561 x. 1770
The mission of Reunification and Therapeutic Family Time (RTFT) is to reunite children with their families. This intensive, home-based program works to return children who are residing with resource families to their biological families through a permanency plan. RTFT is designed for families with children ages birth to 17 who have been removed from the home due to protective service concerns including abuse and neglect, parental substance abuse, family violence, mental health concerns, or limited parenting ability. RTFT is used to assist children and their families in maintaining or reestablishing relationships that are healthy and safe for the child. Services generally last two to three months.

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