Recovery Support

ICRC provides case management and other services which support those who are in recovery in achieving various goals: obtaining employment, temporary housing, and transportation to their next level of are are just some of the supports offered.

  • Recovery Oriented Employment Services

    Recovery Oriented Employment Services (ROES) provides employment assessment and support services to eligible individuals participating in addiction treatment and recovery support services in North Central and Eastern Connecticut.

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    500 Blue Hills Avenue
    Hartford, CT 06112
    860-714-2645

    ICRC’s ROES is an employment support program funded by the CT Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS). Begun in May, 2008, it provides employment assessment and support services to eligible individuals participating in addiction treatment and recovery support services in North Central and Eastern Connecticut. The ROES client participates in an assessment with an ICRC Employment Specialist which includes:

    • Individual interests, strengths and talents
    • Employment, training and educational history
    • Motivation to engage in job search efforts
    • Risk of relapse and other barriers which may impede progress
    • Transportation capabilities and challenges
    • Individual issues such as medical conditions, motor ability, vision, hearing, literacy, physical endurance, and other factors, which may influence the identification of best-fit work environments

    Referrals are made to community and State of Connecticut employment services, educational resources and employers which best match the needs and preferences of the individual. Based on the plan developed with the client, the Employment Specialist will maintain regular phone and in-person contact with the client. In addition, each client will participate in the Telephone Recovery Support Program of the Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR) and will also participate in at least 20 hours of peer support recovery activities. CCAR will also offer a weekly recovery-oriented employment support and education group at the CCAR community centers in Hartford and Willimantic. For further information on this program, please contact Tim Waters or Bill Young at 860-714-3701.

  • Infectious Disease Services

    Provides counseling and testing for InterCommunity clients who at risk for or living with HIV and/or Hepatitis C.

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    500 Blue Hills Avenue
    Hartford, CT. 06112
    860-714-3701

    ICRC Infectious Disease Services provides support for InterCommunity clients in recovery who either are at high risk for HIV and Hepatitis C, or who are currently living with HIV and/or Hepatitis C.

    Services provided are:

    • Services include referrals for HIV and Hepatitis C testing.
    • Confidential pre- and post-test counseling
    • Group and individual risk reduction education
    • Basic Hepatitis C and HIV education
    • Referrals to case management
    • Referrals to medical assistance
    • Referrals to community agencies

    ICRC Clients who would like to engage with InterCommunity Infectious Disease Services should call the Glenn Scott, the program coordinator, at 860-714-3701.

  • Senior Outreach

    The Senior Outreach Program provides prevention, education, and referrals typically with a focus on substance abuse. The Senior Outreach Program can assist professionals and others to recognize signs and symptoms of possible substance abuse in the elderly population.

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    500 Blue Hills Avenue
    Hartford, CT 06112
    860-714-3520

    The Senior Outreach Program provides prevention, education, and referrals typically with a focus on substance abuse. The Senior Outreach Program can assist professionals and others to recognize signs and symptoms of possible substance abuse in the elderly population.

    The people served by the Senior Outreach Program are males and females aged 55 and older who reside in Hartford and surrounding area who are currently residing in any setting including residential treatment, senior housing, shelter, etc.

     

    The Senior Outreach Program provides an assessment to determine the needs of any prospective client; individualized treatment planning, referrals to services in the community to meet specific needs not directly met by this program; individual and family counseling, group counseling and support groups focusing on substance abuse and other life issues.

    The goals is that those served will learn how to develop coping skills and relapse prevention skills, and will learn how to reach resources in the community to help them address other needs they may have related to their age and condition.

    To become involved with Senior Outreach services, please contact Susan Wilk, Senior Outreach Worker at 860-714-3520

  • SATEP

    The Substance Abuse Treatment Enhancement Project (SATEP) was developed by Alcohol and Drug Recovery Centers, Inc., (ADRC) and its partners to address problems of access, transportation, housing, treatment and coordination, while concurrently providing for case management and outpatient services.

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    The Substance Abuse Treatment Enhancement Project (SATEP) was developed by Alcohol and Drug Recovery Centers, Inc., (ADRC) and its partners to address problems of access, transportation, housing, treatment and coordination, while concurrently providing for case management and outpatient services. The diverse group of private non-profit providers which forms ADRC’s partnership includes My Sister’s Place, Hartford Behavioral Health, Advanced Behavioral Health and Institute for the Hispanic Family. Each has provided many years of substance abuse treatment/management services to the local population. SATEP is committed to providing a range of treatment and support for substance abusers. These services are linked through a Project Coordinator who helps to assure a seamless system of service delivery. Overall, this project represents a significant enhancement to the system of services for chemically dependent clients in Region IV and Hartford, in particular. This initiative, funded by the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS), has developed into a system of care which increases access and provides seamless and coordinated treatment.

    TRANSPORTATION
    (860) 714-3719

    The Alcohol and Drug Recovery Centers, Inc. Regional Transportation System serves the North Central Region. Transportation is available for clients who are without an independent means of transportation, who do not require transport by ambulance, and who meet the following criteria: Clients presenting at an emergency room or DMHAS-funded provider agency who require medically monitored detoxification within the North Central Region Clients discharged from a 23-hour bed and who requires detoxification or residential placement Clients to be discharged from detoxification services and who requires residential placement Clients who may require transportation from one level of residential care to another. Transportation for medical detoxification will be made available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including holidays. Other transportation services will be available 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight.

    WOMEN’S ALTERNATE LIVING CENTER
    Catherine’s Place
    (860) 247-7464

    This 15-bed residency is housed at and operated by Mercy Housing at Catherine’s Place. This is a long-term (up to 12 months), semi-structured living facility. Residents establish goals aimed at sober, independent living and develop action plans to achieve their goals during the course of residency. Abstinence from all mind-altering drugs is the primary goal. Goals for all residents are to demonstrate an effort to secure employment or further their education and/or perform volunteer work. It is anticipated that those individuals appropriate for residency will require a minimum of six months at the Center in order to rebuild those areas of their lives lost due to chronic substance abuse.

    ACCESS LINE
    Advanced Behavioral Health
    1-800-563-4086

    Advanced Behavioral Health (ABH) provides a dedicated centralized 1-800 line available 24 hours per day, 365 days per year, for accessible and timely substance abuse assessment and referral services in the North Central Region. Services are available to the deaf and hard of hearing.

    Using an assessment and triage database developed specifically for this project, the ACCESS Line staff responds to calls in a professional, efficient and sensitive manner, collecting the information necessary to make the best disposition on the referral. Using a bed/slot availability inventory for all levels of care, ACCESS updates that list throughout the day. This enables both substance abuse providers and clients the ability to initiate access to residential or outpatient services on a 24-hour-a-day basis. The Access Line phone number is 1-800-563-4086. For more information about Access Line services, you can also visit the Access Line website.