SERVING INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES LIVING WITH MENTAL HEALTH NEEDS IN MIDDLESEX COUNTY SINCE 1968

Community Services

ACT: Assertive Community Treatment Team

Our dedicated Assertive Community Treatment team offers mobile around-the-clock mental health services for residents in Middlesex County.

Clinical Team
The ACT clinical team is comprised of a psychiatrist, therapist, psychiatric nurses, and case managers. This skilled team provides counseling, psychiatric treatment, and medication monitoring to clients.

Home Visits
Clients live in their own apartment or other living arrangements in the community and the ACT staff visits them to provide services.

Program Oversight
ACT participates in the Fidelity Review conducted by the CT Department of Mental Health and Addition Services (DMHAS).

FAST FACTS

Age
18 years or older

Support
Mon – Fri, 8 am – 8 pm
Weekends 10 am – 6pm
Holidays 10 am – 6pm

Crisis Support
24-hour by phone

Capacity
88 maximum

Location
Middletown

Access to Services
Please contact River Valley Services at 860-262-5200 to make a referral.

WISE Program

Nursing Home Diversion Program
Working For Integration Support And Empowerment (WISE Program) is a nursing home diversion program for individuals living with mental health needs.

In-Home Supports
The Wise clients thrive with the various in- home supports provided enabling them to live safely in their own home. With these supports clients learn to cook, organize, clean and manage their personal hygiene. Skills for shopping, appointment management, community integration, improving social supports, and coping skills are developed and enhanced.

Transitional support is also offered to nursing home residents to help them move into their own homes.

This program allows clients to receive support with

Community Activities
While some clients may enjoy fishing others enjoy Ping Pong at the local senior center. Clients come together to prepare and enjoy a dinner and a movie once a week. Sometimes finding a movie that suits everyone’s taste can be difficult, but they ultimately enjoy the time spent together!

FAST FACTS

Age
18 years or older

Support
Mon – Fri, 8 am – 8 pm
Weekends 10 am – 6pm
Holidays 10 am – 6pm

Crisis Support
24-hour by phone

Location
Middletown

Access to Services
Contact Linda Walsh at
860-343-5300 ext. 3426
or by email to make a referral.

Gateway Treatment Team

The Gateway Community Treatment Team provides a variety of services focused on rehabilitation services and recovery support to help individuals achieve and maintain independence in the community.

Our dedicated staff provides case management, community support, crisis intervention, group and individual counseling and skill building.

FAST FACTS

Age
18 years or older

Support
Mon – Fri, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Location
Gateway Community Treatment Team
86 Middlesex Turnpike
Chester

Capacity
25 individuals

Access to Services
Contact River Valley Services at (860) 262-5200 for a referral.