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Community Programs | Waterbury Programs

CJR Waterbury
80 Prospect Street, Waterbury, CT 06702
Phone (203) 757-9939, Fax (203) 756-9922

Substance Abuse Assessment and Treatment Program -
This program provides comprehensive evaluation assessment and outpatient treatment services for youth and their families.

Community Diversion Program - provides a comprehensive counseling, family service, case management, recreational, educational and vocational support system for male and female adolescents at risk of juvenile justice involvement or residential placement.

Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program - promotes accountability, responsible decision-making skills and academic achievement as alternatives to parenthood for adolescent boys and girls.

Multi-Systemic Therapy (MST) - MST is an intensive, family-focused, home-based service model which helps families of referred young people develop pro-active parenting skills and the ability to effectively monitor and redirect anti-social behavior patterns in their children. CJR's Waterbury-based MST Program serves adolescents from New Haven and Litchfield counties who are referred by the Courts. The Connecticut Junior Republic also provides MST services through its Danbury and Torrington offices. All three locations provide MST services for court-involved adolescents through age 18, and their families.

CARE Program - The CARE (Center for Assessment, Respite and Enrichment) Program provides brief residential respite care, assessment services and case management for Family with Service Needs (F.W.S.N.) girls. Girls remain at the CARE residence for up to 14 days and are then reunited with their family with a combination of family-based services to support the transition.

Family Support Center (FSC) - The Family Support Center (FSC) is a multi-service "one-stop" program for Family With Service Needs (FWSN) identified boys and girls, ages 12 to 17, who reside in the Greater Waterbury region. Evidence-based services are provided for youth (and families) to address status-type offenses, including truancy, running away from home, and at-risk behavior beyond control of the parents or school system. The program is designed to stabilize the family unit, identify specific behavior-based interventions for the youth, and to assess and advocate for the child's educational needs

Family Substance Abuse Treatment Services (F-SATS) - Utilizing Multi-Dimensional Family Therapy (MDFT) as the core of its treatent services, the F-SATS program seeks to identify risk factors and provide strength-based practices to develop and initiate protocols and strategies to offset and eliminate both substance abuse and anti-social patterns of behavior among the youngsters being served and the family unit.


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