Community Resources

We support the following non-profit community resources that promote and encourage the development of life skills and respectful relationships in families, schools and businesses.  We provide this list for the information and convenience of the public, and by doing so are not specifically endorsing or recommending their services.

Brookfield CARES
www.brookfield-cares.org
A community based organization dedicated to promoting awareness and education by focusing on the impact of substance abuse, depression, suicide, and other public health concerns.

Brookfield Education Foundation
www.brookfieldeducationfoundation.org
The mission of the Brookfield Education Foundation is to marshal and provide resources for lifelong learning by Brookfield residents of all ages.

Center for Child and Adolescent Treatment Services (CCATS)
152 West Street, Danbury, CT
203-791-5100
Child and adolescent programs and counseling, substance abuse treatment.  Accepts Title 19.

Danbury Hospital Crisis Intervention Emergency Hotline
1-888-447-3339
For emergency psychiatric services.  Short-term care for those in a serious psychological crisis.

Danbury Schools and Business Collaborative (DSABC)
203-797-4845
http://www.dsabcmentors.org/
Collaborative community organization between Danbury Public Schools and local corporations.  DSABC’s primary program is the school based mentoring program, providing approximately 280 mentors to students in the Danbury Public Schools as well as Henry Abbott Regional Technical School.

Danbury Youth Services
203-748-2936
Child counseling, after school programs, family and individual counseling, mentor and prevention programs.

Info Line
2-1-1
Connecticut’s free information and referral service. Simply by dialing 2-1-1, a toll-free number throughout Connecticut, callers can reach knowledgeable, multilingual staff and get information, referrals or seek help in a crisis. 2-1-1 operates 24 hours a day, every day of the year.

KidHelp Northwest – Crisis Intervention
1-866-543-2774
Both programs provide 24-hour emergency psychiatric services for children, adolescents and families.

Literacy Volunteers on the Green
7 Whittlesey Avenue, P.O. Box 366, New Milford, CT, 06776
860-355-0830
http://www.lvg-ct.org/
Promotes English literacy among individuals in Northern Fairfield and Litchfield counties of CT and surrounding areas in order to help them become independent readers, writers, listeners, and speakers of English through classes as well as natural, authentic, real-life activities and experiences.  All instruction is provided free of charge.

New Milford Hospital Mental Health
21 Elm Street, New Milford, CT
860-350-5373

Newtown Parent Connection
Edmond Town Hall, 45 Main Street, Newtown, CT
203-270-1600
www.newtownparentconnection.org
The mission of the Newtown Parent Connection is to educate and empower our community in the prevention of substance abuse and to embrace families in crisis.  Their goal is to continue to work in conjunction with town agencies, the police department, the schools, and religious communities to enlighten our community in order to prevent the use of drugs and alcohol among our youth.

Resiliency Center of Newtown
Resiliency Center of Newtown (RCN) is a program of Tuesday’s Children which is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization.  RCN was founded by a community member for the community to help with the healing process.  RCN will be offering long-term healing to anyone impacted by the tragic events of December 14, 2012, ensuring every individual reaches their full potential. The center will be a welcoming place where people feel comfortable connecting with others and with appropriate services to assist in the healing process.  For more information, visit www.resiliencycenterofnewtown.org.