Child Guidance Clinics

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PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR: Connecticut Department of Children and Families, through community based clinics.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: Child Guidance Clinics offer outpatient behavioral health services for children and families in Connecticut, providing intensive and comprehensive outpatient services to children ages 0-18 and their families, regardless of ability to pay. Clinics offer evaluation, individual, family, and group counseling, psychiatric services, parent guidance, parent education, and parent support services. Each clinic offers services that are tailored to meet the needs in each community. Primary funding for Child Guidance Clinics comes from the State of Connecticut, with additional funding from federal government, local United Ways, private foundations, charitable donations, and other community resources.

COST: All services are available on a sliding fee scale; Ability to pay is not an obstacle to treatment.

TO FIND PROVIDERS IN CONNECTICUT’S COMMUNITY RESOURCES DATABASE:

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SOURCES: DCF funded Community Mental Health Services for Children
PREPARED BY: 211/kq
CONTENT LAST REVIEWED: January2017