Place: Stamford Hospital, 32 Strawberry Hill Court, Stamford, CT 06902
Phone: (203) 276-2222. Website: https://www.stamfordhealth.org/locations/locations-profile/immediate-care-center/
FEDERAL QUALIFIED HEALTH CENTER
Place: 141 Franklin Street Stamford, CT 06901
Contact: (203)969-0802 -or-
805 Atlantic Avenue
Phone: (203) 959-0802
Place: 138 Stillwater Avenue, Stamford, CT 06902
Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Saturday & Sunday: Closed Call for Holiday Hours
Contact: (203) 357-0277. Website: https://optimushealthcare.org/opthc/locations-2/optimus-fairgate/
Hours: Monday: 2:00 PM – 8:00 PM; Wednesday: 2:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Place: 597 Pacific Street, Stamford, CT 06902
Contact: Phone: (203)348-2792. Website: http://optimushealthcare.org/opthc/locations-2/optimus-pacific-house/
Hours: Monday, Wednesday: 8:00 AM – 7:30 PM;Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Saturday: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM Sunday: Closed; Call for Holiday Hours
Place: 805 Atlantic Street, Stamford, CT 06902
Contact: Phone: (203)327-5111. Website: http://optimushealthcare.org/opthc/locations-2/optimus-harbor-point/
COMMUNITY CLINICS AND SERVICES
Description: Birthright is an interdenominational organization that offers support and services for unplanned pregnancies.
Place: 388 Summer Street, Stamford, CT 06901
Contact: Phone: (203)348-4355 or toll free 800-550-4900 Website: www.birthright.org
Description: Planned Parenthood is one of the nation’s leading providers of high quality, affordable health care and the nation’s large provider of sex education. They will accept individuals with or without insurance.
Place: 35 Sixth Street Stamford, CT 06902
Contact: Phone: (203)327-2722. Website: www.plannedparenthood.org
Description: Walk in clinic. No appointment required.
Place: 137 Henry Street, Stamford, CT 06902
Contact: Phone: (203)977-5933. Website: https://www.stamfordct.gov/health-and-social-services/pages/sexual-transmitted-diseases-clini c-std
HIV SERVCIES AND TESTING
Description: Provides medical services to everyone in the community, with particular expertise in the areas of medicine focused on the care of adolescent and adults in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Communities.
Place: 30 Myano Ln Suite 16, Stamford, CT 06902
Contact: (203) 674-1102. Website: http://www.anchorhealthinitiative.org/
Place: Stamford Government Center, 888 Washington Blvd, 8 Floor, Stamford, CT 06901
Contact: Phone: (203)977-5096. Website: https://www.stamfordct.gov/hiv-prevention-testing/pages/stamford-cares
ADULT MENTAL HEALTH CLINICS
F.S. DuBois Center Crisis Line
Contact: Phone: (203)358-8500 Hours: 8AM- 6PM
Description: The center provides ongoing, individualized treatment to people living in the greater Norwalk/Stamford area with severe behavioral disorders and are publicly insured, uninsured and in some cases underinsured.
Place: 1351 Washington Blvd, 5 floor, Stamford, CT 06905
Contact: (203) 388-1600 or 1-800-586-9903 after hours Website: https://www.ct.gov/dmhas/cwp/view.asp?q=379844
Description: The Family Centers offer programs that include mental health programs for residents of Fairfield County.
Place: 60 Palmer’s Hill Road, Stamford, CT 06902
Contact:: (203)324-3167. Website: www.familycenters.org
Place: 1351 Washington Boulevard Stamford, CT 06902
Contact: Phone: (203)621-3700. Website: www.optimushealthcare.org
Description: Provides an array of integrated services and helps individuals and their families achieve and sustain mental health recovery.
Place: 1616 Washington Blvd., Stamford, CT 06902
Contact: Phone: (203)324-1816. Website: https://www.laurelhouse.net
Description: Dedicated to the eradication of mental illness and to the improvement of the quality of life of those whose lives are affected by these diseases. The organization serves as an alliance of individuals, families, and friends of those with mental illness, of persons who have or have had mental illness, and of NAMI-CT local Affiliates and Associate members.
Place: 241 Main St., 5th floor, Hartford, CT 06106
Contact: 1-800-215-3021. Website: https://www.namict.org/
YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
Place: 103 West Broad Street, Stamford, CT 06902
Contact: Phone: (203)324-6127. Website: www.childguidancect.org
Place: 733 Summer Street Stamford, CT 06901
Contact: Phone: (203)921-4161 Website: www.ctjfs.org
Description: Its Outpatient Children’s Clinic offers individual, family, and group therapies, as well as parent guidance. Its experienced team of board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrists, psychologists, and clinical social workers utilize evidence-based practices to treat a wide variety of emotional and behavioral disorders, including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorders, OCD, and ADHD.
Place: 100 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT 08851
Contact: Phone: (203) 324-6127. Website: http://www.childguidancemfct.org/Services.html
COMMUNITY AND PREVENTION
Description: CT-based program that focuses primarily on adolescents who are pregnant or parenting. Teens are linked with appropriate health, educational, employment, case management, pregnancy, parenting, and social services through grants and community-based providers.
Website: https://portal.ct.gov/DPH/Family-Health/Adolescent-and-School/Adolescent-Pregnancy-Prevent ionYoung-Parents-Program
Description: The Center for HOPE has been one of the area’s most respected and trusted resources for bereavement and critical illness support. The Center for HOPE provides comprehensive services for adults and children living with an illness, grieving a loss or coping with a life-altering circumstance. All counseling, support and education services are facilitated by specially-trained professionals in an atmosphere of hope and renewal. Services include individual, group and family counseling, support groups and community education programs.
Place: 60 Palmers Hill Road, Stamford, CT 06902-2195
Contact: Phone: (203)324-3167. Website: https://www.stamfordct.gov/youth-services/pages/family-centers
Place: 733 Summer Street Stamford, CT 06901
Contact: Phone: (203) 921-4161 Website: www.ctjfs.org
YOUTH EXTENDED DAY TREATMENT
Place: 100 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06851
Contact: Phone: (203)299-1315. Website: www.childguidancect.org
HOME-BASED MENTAL SERVICES
Description: Provides the following services:
● Care Coordination (CC) – Care Coordination is a family-focused, child-centered model that
assists in managing multiple community services. Emphasis is placed on the current strengths and needs of the family. Child First (CF) -innovative program that provides home-based therapeutic intervention and hands on connection to community resources for children ages birth to 5 years of age and their families.
● Multidimensional Family Therapy (MDFT) -Family-focused, ecologically oriented evidence-based model effective in the treatment of children/adolescents between the ages of 9 – 18 with substance abuse and/or dependence issues, or children/adolescents with disruptive behavior and/or comorbid psychiatric issues who are at risk for substance abuse. MDFT is designed to reduce the influence of factors that place a child/ adolescent at risk for substance abuse while strengthening the presence of protective factors, such as supporting a positive parent-child relationship. Eligibility for MDFT services does not require DCF- involvement.
Place: 103 West Broad Street, Stamford, CT 06902
Contact: Phone: (203) 324-6127. Website: www.childguidancect.org
LEGAL ASSISTANCE AND LAW RELATED
Description: Connecticut Legal Services, Inc. provides a wide range of legal services to low-income and under-served communities in the state of Connecticut. CLS handles VAWA-related cases (VAWA, U, T, I-751 waivers), primarily on referral from domestic violence programs, and handles work authorization and adjustment of status cases for those clients. CLS also handles workplace U visas, DACA, and Special Immigrant Juvenile cases. Other areas of legal assistance include: Disability, Education, Elder Law, Employment, Family & Juvenile, Housing, and Public Benefits. Services are free to eligible clients who meet income guidelines. Call to determine eligibility and make an appointment.
Place: 1177 Summer Street, Stamford, CT 06905
Contact: Phone: (203) 348-9216
Fax: (203) 348-2589
Description: This statewide non-profit is dedicated to ensuring that all people have equal access to housing opportunities in Connecticut. The Center provides legal assistance and investigative services to Connecticut residents who believe they may have been the victim of housing discrimination; education and outreach on the fair housing law; strategic planning and advice for cities and towns on fair housing compliance; and foreclosure prevention legal assistance.
Place: 60 Popieluszko Court,, Hartford, CT 06106
Phone: 860-247-4400 / 866-247-4401 Fax:860-247-4236. Website: www.ctfairhousing.org
Description: Statewide Legal Services operates a general legal hotline that provides free legal advice on a variety of civil law issues, such as housing, including landlord and tenant and foreclosure matters; family problems; consumer issues, including bankruptcy and matters related to public benefits such as Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), energy assistance, State Supplement and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Persons needing legal representation are referred to the appropriate Legal Services office. Statewide Legal Services also provides a wide variety of educational pamphlets on common legal problems relating to housing, family matters, public benefits, and consumer issues.
Place: 1290 Silas Deane Highway Wethersfield, CT 06109
Contact: Toll Free: 1-800-453-3320 Website: www.slsct.org/get-help
Description: Eligibility: Fairfield county residents. Three years must have passed since a misdemeanor conviction and five years since a felony conviction. Candidate must have successfully completed court-required programs, parole or probation, have no pending charges and owe no court fees or fines. An attorney will evaluate eligibility factors.
Hours: Call for an appointment 9-5, Monday – Friday. Limited time slots are available each month.
A partnership between CT Legal Services and a Stamford-based law firm providing advice and legal services to low-income individuals seeking pardons of their convictions. Services include assistance with pardon application, advice on what makes a successful application, and hearing preparation.
*Note on fingerprinting: in order to be eligible for pardons, you must have valid fingerprints taken within the last year. See section “Government Agencies” for detail.
Phone: (203) 399-5914. Website: http://www.connecticutpardonteam.org/