Program Partners

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W&FLC coordinates short-term, private counseling for survivors of domestic violence and/or their loved ones. 

Umbrella Center services include individual counseling, support groups, safety planning, filing of restraining orders and emergency shelter/housing. 

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Women and Families Center arranges 

short-term, private counseling for survivors of sexual violence and/or their loved ones. 

The Women and Families Center sexual assault crisis services include helping survivors access medical treatment, the law enforcement process and legal systems after an assault.  

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W&FLC partners with WBDC to host workshops, one-on-one coaching and training programs, together making a difference in people’s lives. 

WBDC supports economic prosperity for women through entrepreneurial, financial and education services to create sustainable jobs and businesses in CT.

UPCOMING EVENTS: 

Small Business Counseling Day:  On November 13th at 10:00 AM meet a WBDC Program Manager who will help determine which programs and services can help you achieve your business and professional development goals. 

 Click here to register.

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  KidsHUGS (Hope, Understanding, Growth, and Support) is an organization developed to support children with a critically ill parent.

 In collaboration with W&FLC, KidsHUGS offers support groups to provide children with a nurturing setting where they will explore their emotions and learn lifelong coping skills.  

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 In partnership with Hope After Loss, W&FLC provides a Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Group. Connect with others who have experienced pregnancy and infant loss at our Center.  

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W&FLC works with Food Allergy Friends to host a food allergy support group.  Learn strategies for managing your child's food allergies through shared experiences. Hear from guest speakers about how to advocate for your child at our Center. 

Resources for You

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CRISIS INTERVENTION SERVICES - MENTAL & BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

EMPS (Emergency Mobile Psychiatric Services), Dial 211 from any phone in Connecticut, then select the option for Crisis Intervention Services

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 1-800-273-8255 


CHILD ABUSE & NEGLECT

Careline for Department of Children and Families, 1-800-842-2288


ELDER ABUSE & NEGLECT

Protective Services for the Elderly, 1-888-385-4225 


DOMESTIC VIOLENCE FOR WOMEN & MEN
Statewide Hotline, 1-888-774-2900; Spanish: 1-844-831-9200


SEXUAL ASSAULT FOR WOMEN & MEN
Statewide Hotline, 1-888-999-5545; Spanish: 1-888-568-8332


SHELTERS & EMERGENCY HOUSING
Connecticut 211, Dial 211 from any phone in Connecticut, then select the option for housing and utility assistance


AFFORDABLE HOUSING
Connecticut 211
NeighborWorks New Horizons


MENTAL HEALTH AND COUNSELING RESOURCES
EMPS (Emergency Mobile Psychiatric Services), Dial 211 from any phone in Connecticut, then select the option for Crisis Intervention Services
BHCare 
Branford Counseling Center
Clifford Beers Clinic

Crisis Text Line, Text “HOME” to 741741
Guilford Youth & Family Services 
Madison Youth & Family Services

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 1-800-273-8255


DIVORCE SUPPORTS AND LEGAL SERVICES
Women & Family Life Center 

Connecticut Legal Services

Connecticut Women's Education and Legal Fund (CWEALF)

Guilford Free Library Book-A-Lawyer Program
New Haven County Bar Association
New Haven Legal Assistance Association, Inc.
Statewide Legal Services of CT, Inc. 


DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SUPPORT SERVICES

CCADV (CT Coalition Against Domestic Violence), 1-888-774-2900; Spanish: 1-844-831-9200

Umbrella Center for Domestic Violence Services, 203-789-8104

(Serving Bethany, Branford, East Haven, Guilford, Hamden, Madison, Milford, New Haven, North Branford, North Haven, West Haven, Woodbridge)

New Horizons Domestic Violence Services, 860-347-3044

(Serving Chester, Clinton, Cromwell, Deep River, Durham, East Haddam, East Hampton, Essex, Haddam, Killingworth, Middlefield, Middletown, Old Saybrook, Portland, Westbrook)

Cherish Program for Seniors 
Clifford Beers Project CATCH
Neighborhood Victim Advocacy Program 


SEXUAL ASSAULT RESOURCES

Connecticut Alliance to End Sexual Violence, 1-888-999-5545; Spanish: 1-888-568-8332

Women & Families Center, 203-235-4444

(Serving Bethany, Branford, Cheshire, Chester, Clinton, Cromwell, Deep River, Durham, East Haddam, East Hampton, East Haven, Essex, Guilford, Haddam, Hamden, Killingworth, Madison, Meriden, Middlefield, Middletown, New Haven, North Branford, North Haven, Old Saybrook, Portland, Wallingford, Westbrook, Woodbridge)

Clifford Beers Project CATCH

IMMIGRANT & REFUGEE RESOURCES
Connecticut Institute for Refugees and Immigrants

Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services (IRIS)