Behavioral Health and Wellness Programs
The Connecticut Junior Republic’s Wellness Center Programs provide behavioral and mental health services for children, youth and families at many CJR locations across the state.
Staffed by skilled clinicians, CJR's Wellness Center resources include psychiatrists, Marriage and Family Therapists, Licensed Clinical Social Workers and Licensed Professional Counselors who are equipped to help children, youth and families address an array of concerns, including:
- Substance abuse issues
- Behavioral and conduct issues
- Family conflict issues
- Family mediation issues
- Developmental adjustment issues
- School-related issues
- Parenting issues
- Trauma-related issues
The Wellness Center staff is trained to work with particularly challenging at-risk and special needs young people and their families, and a number of CJR clinicians are certified in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TFCBT).
Referrals to any of CJR’s Wellness Center sites may be made directly by the individuals seeking services; through a CJR program or service; or by other organizations in the community. Services are provided at eight outpatient Wellness Centers and at The Gilbert School:
- New Britain
- New Haven
- Winsted (The Gilbert School)*
*This location serves only Gilbert School students.
For further information or to make an appointment at one of CJR’s Wellness Centers, please call (860) 567-9423, ext. 325.
To make a referral to CJR’s Wellness Center Programs, please click here for a referral form. Referral forms and questions may be directed to: