CT Renaissance, Inc.

Programs are designed to aid offenders in their efforts to live substance-free and criminal activity free lifestyles, enhance self-esteem, acquire and maintain employment/vocational related skills.

31 Wolcott Street, Waterbury, CT
24 Central Avenue, Waterbury, CT
575 Maple Street, Bridgeport, CT
(203) 753-2341 (Statewide Services)

GOODWorks, Inc.

GOODWorks is committed to promoting the well-being of women in recovery from the criminal justice system to make positive lifestyle changes fostering personal growth. Our core programs are mentorship, educational workshops, one-on-one counseling, case management; basic needs and transportation assistance.

45 Wintonbury Avenue, Suite 328, Bloomfield, CT 06002
(860) 290-8329  (Hartford County)

New Opportunities, Inc. – Bishop House

51 bed work release facility; employment services; substance abuse referrals.

31 Bishop Street, Waterbury, CT 06704
(203) 236-9990 (New Haven County)

The Connection, Inc.

Work Release residential program for male inmates 18+; discharge planning and re-entry to the community.

48 Howe Street, New Haven, CT 06511
(203) 376-0252 (New Haven County)

Our Piece of the Pie (OPP)

Behind the Walls is an initiative funded by the City of Hartford in partnership with the Department of Corrections. Behind the Walls operates in York, Manson, Osborn, and HCC respectfully. The Behind the Walls Navigator will work with the counselors at each of the aforementioned facilities to identify returning citizens within 30-120 of release to ensure a seamless transition back to Hartford. Individuals must be between the ages of 18-25 and Hartford residents to receive pre-release services which includes: Benefit Screening & Application Assistance, Advocacy/Legal Support – (Center for Children’s Advocacy), GOGI Training – (Anger-Management, Addiction, Decision-Making, Self-Efficacy), Group Mentoring – (Community Leaders), Personal Development Workshops – (Spirituality, Trauma-Informed Workshops, Leadership, Healthy Lifestyles, etc.), Pro-Social Activities Identified by Returning Citizens – (i.e. Poetry, Games), Referrals to Community Providers – For More Intensive Supports & Services (Case Management, Employment, Training, Housing, Mental Health, Substance Abuse, etc.), 90 Day Follow-up Services. OPP has entered into partnership agreements with multiple organizations. Returning citizens will be referred to the most appropriate organization, based on their needs, interest and suitability. If/when suitable and eligible individuals will be referred to OPP’s Pathways to Careers – Re-Entry.

20-28 Sargeant Street, 1st Floor, Hartford, CT (Hartford County)

Wheeler Clinic Transitional Case Management Program

The Transitional Case Management program helps men with substance abuse issues transition back to the community following a period of incarceration. Staff employ a strengths-based approach to coordinate housing, employment, education, medical services and insurance, and basic needs. Clients enrolled in this program attend a weekly case management and substance abuse treatment once released. ELIGIBLE INMATES MUST BE: Referred while incarcerated by Addiction Services in WCCI, OCI, or CRCI, scheduled for release within three to six months, have a desire to be free from drugs/alcohol, and a resident of the New Britain/ Bristol/ Plainville area. ***All referrals to this program come through the Connecticut Department of Correction only.

75 North Mountain Road, New Britain, CT 06053
(860) 224-6364  (Hartford County)