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HOW TO ACCESS SERVICES

At Vinfen Connecticut, we know that it can be difficult to navigate the complex and confusing maze of health and human service programs. We are here to help.

Vinfen Connecticut provides a comprehensive array of services to adolescents and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and psychiatric conditions. Learn more about how to access these services below.

INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY SERVICES

At Vinfen Connecticut, our Intellectual and Developmental Disability Services are available to people who are eligible to receive support through either the Connecticut Department of Developmental Services (DDS) or local school systems. Additionally, all services are eligible for private pay.

To be approved for services through DDS, a person must have a qualifying intellectual or developmental disability, be 18 years or older, and live in Connecticut. To access an application for services available through DDS, please click here. Once determined eligible, DDS will coordinate referrals to Vinfen Connecticut and other appropriate service providers. For more information about the DDS Eligibility Process you can call 860-418-6000 or visit their website.

To be approved for services through a local school system, please contact Jill Fowler at 860-292-8675 or fowlerj@vinfen.org.

For more information about eligibility and services, contact Damita Privott at 860-787-2438 or privottd@vinfen.org.

MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

Our Mental Health Services are available to people who are eligible to receive support through the Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) or local school systems. Additionally, all services are eligible for private pay.

To be approved for services through DMHAS, a person must have a qualifying psychiatric condition as the primary disorder which requires on-going treatment and must meet functional impairment and illness duration criteria. To access an application for services available through DMHAS, please click here. Once determined eligible, DMHAS will coordinate referrals to Vinfen Connecticut and other appropriate service providers. For more information about the DMHAS Eligibility Process you can call 860-418-7000 or visit their website.

To be approved for services through a local school system, please contact Jill Fowler at 860-292-8675 or fowlerj@vinfen.org.

For more information about eligibility and services, contact Rob Crane at 860-688-3165 or craner@vinfen.org.