The Connecticut Junior Republic provides residential care for boys and girls from communities throughout Connecticut. These programs are family-focused and seek to reunite young men and women with their families as soon as possible. Intensive family services are provided during a youth's placement and intensive aftercare is provided to ensure that boys, girls and their families have maximum support as the youths re-enter their homes, schools and communities.
Litchfield Residential Programs
550 Goshen Road, P.O. Box 161 Litchfield, CT 06759
Phone (860) 567-9423, Fax (860) 290-8175
The Litchfield residential programs serve adolescent boys and take full advantage of the outstanding educational, therapeutic and recreational facilities on the Connecticut Junior Republic's 150-acre rural campus. Young men attend school at CJR's Cable Academic and Vocational Education Center and benefit from the highly individualized curriculum, as well as transition and related services. CJR's Litchfield residential programs are family-focused and designed to ensure that boys have support services in the community once they return to their homes.
Litchfield Community Residential Program (LCRP)
This program utilizes Multidimensional Family Therapy (MDFT) to work with young men and their families. The LCRP is designed to engage boys and their families in support services so youth can return to their homes and communities as quickly as possible and focuses on identifying and developing inherent strengths within the family and improving relationships of all members.
Therapeutic Respite and Assessment Center (TRAC)
This program provides crisis intervention and assessment services for boys and families. The TRAC Program is designed to enhance family relationships and to ensure the successful return of each participant to his home and community.
Center for Assessment, Respite and Education (CARE) - Waterbury
80 Prospect Street, Waterbury, CT 06702
Phone (203) 757-9939, Fax (203) 756-9922
Located in CJR's 80 Prospect Street facility in Waterbury, the Center for Assessment, Respite and Education (CARE) provides short-term residential crisis intervention for adolescent girls. Relational and trauma-based interventions are used to provide respite care, assessment services and to develop individualized service plans for girls and their families. Case management is provided and a combination of home-based and family-focused services are used to support the transition once girls return to their homes and communities.