In addition, MHAC provides housing location assistance and support services to clients who choose to hold their own leases in Bridgeport, Danbury, Stamford, Torrington and Waterbury. In Bridgeport, a housing coordinator devotes full-time efforts to locating decent affordable housing for mental health clients. In Danbury, Torrington and Waterbury, a collaboration with local housing authorities provides access to existing public housing and vouchers which subsidize rents in private apartments.
Located in Waterbury, Independence Center provides prevocational training, supported employment, and social and recreational opportunities to people with prolonged mental illness.
Also located in Waterbury, the Choices program provides supported employment to people with prolonged mental illness. Employment opportunities are individually designed to meet the needs and choices of the employees. – less–ZoomInfo