Behavioral Health

Catholic Charities is a leader in providing culturally and linguistically competent behavioral health services to adults, children, adolescents, and families across our region.

Through individual or group therapy, our clinicians are able to address problems associated with substance use, depression, anxiety, anger management, trauma, grief and loss, and other mental health issues.

** NEW OPEN ACCESS HOURS: Walk-ins welcome at 3 clinics, no appointment needed. Click to read more. **

If you or someone you know would benefit from talking to someone, please reach out today.

We have the capacity to serve clients with appointments by phone.

  • Hartford 860-527-1124
  • New Haven 203-787-2207
  • Torrington 860-482-5558
  • Waterbury 203-755-1196
Please reach out today. We are here for you! Now accepting clients in Hartford, New Haven, Torrington, and Waterbury.

Sliding fee scale (English)

Sliding fee scale (Spanish)

Psychiatric emergency procedures

Client risk management policy

Client grievance policy

Here are just a few examples of our work:

Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic

In partnership with Charter Oak Health Center and others, we are excited to build upon our record of providing high-quality care to people whose primary language in their household is Spanish. Our Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic at the Institute for the Hispanic Family (45 Wadsworth St., Hartford) provides the following:

  • Comprehensive mental health and substance abuse treatment (Tratamiento integral de salud mental y abuso de sustancias)
  • Medical services (Servicios médicos)
  • Bilingual Clinical Staff (Personal clínico bilingüe)
  • Bilingual Case Management and Peer Recovery Specialists (Manejadores de Caso bilingüey Especialistas en Recuperación bilingües)
  • Psychoeducational and Clinical Groups (Grupos psicoeducativos y clínicos)
  • On-site pharmacy (Farmacia en el lugar)
  • Armed Forces and Veterans services (Servicios para las Fuerzas Armadas y Veteranos)

Child Guidance Clinics

Each of our behavioral health offices is a licensed Child Guidance Clinic that promotes sound and culturally competent mental health and skills development for children and youths.

Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Clinical and Case Management Program

VOCA provides holistic supportive services for victims of crime to encourage safety and resiliency. VOCA Case Managers support the personal growth and emotional healing of victims through assistance with Victims Compensation Process; advocacy and emotional support; connection to resources like counseling, housing assistance, child care, transportation, etc.; and crisis intervention and safety planning.

For eligible individuals, VOCA provides free case management and clinical support for victims of a number of crimes, including sexual abuse or assault; domestic and/or family violence; bullying (cyber, physical, or verbal); physical abuse or neglect of a child; physical abuse of neglect of an elder; stalking or harassment; survivors of homicide victims; teen dating victimization; and more.

To be eligible, one of the following must be true: The victimization occurred in Connecticut; the victim lived in Connecticut when the victimization occurred; and/or the victim lives in Connecticut at the time services are sought.

For more information on VOCA, please contact, or reach out by phone to one of the following offices where this program is offered:

  • Hartford 860-527-1124
  • New Haven 203-787-2207
  • Torrington 860-482-5558
  • Waterbury 203-755-1196

Genoa Healthcare Pharmacy

Genoa Healthcare operates a pharmacy at our Institute for the Hispanic Family at 45 Wadsworth Street in Hartford, which is open and ready to serve our Behavioral Health clients and others from the community, including if meeting with your doctor by phone or video.

The pharmacy:

  • Fills ALL medications (not just for our Behavioral Health clients)
    • Mails all medications (at no extra cost), offers FREE delivery or you can pick them up at curbside
    • Organizes pills based on the date and time you need to take them, making it easy to stay on track
    • Helps you transfer prescriptions from other pharmacies

Please contact a Genoa pharmacist at 860-920-5433.