Employment Preparation & Procurement,
Homeless & Housing,
Housing & Shelter,
Mental Health Associations,
Mental Health Treatment
Mission: Connections Community Support Programs, Inc. is a Delaware not-for-profit organization founded in 1985 to improve the lives of vulnerable and disenfranchised Delaware residents by providing a comprehensive array of affordable and accessible primary medical, mental health and substance abuse treatment, employment, and housing opportunities to help the individuals served to become accepted and productive members of their communities.
Geographic areas served: State of Delaware
Programs: Connections Community Support Programs, Inc., established in 1985, is a non-profit health and human services organization operating statewide in Delaware. Our programs provide community-based housing and support services for people who are challenged by mental health and substance use conditions, HIV/AIDS, and/or homelessness. Our 35 locations statewide include clinics providing integrated mental health and substance abuse treatment; community-based housing programs; and regional service centers providing outreach, primary medical care, employment support and home health care services. Our staff includes physicians, psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, and other professionals and paraprofessionals working in Wilmington, Newark, Bear, New Castle, Delaware City, Middletown, Townsend, Smyrna, Dover, Camden, Georgetown, Seaford, and Roxana, serving more than 40% of the people who participate in the states system of care.In 2008, Connections programs helped more than 6,000 Delawareans. Connections services are distinctive in that they address every aspect of an individuals life, holistically along a continuum of care that includes outreach, housing, health care, and help to get and keep employment. Integrated wrap-around support services include counseling and treatment for mental health and alcohol and other drug problems, primary medical care, home health care, employment support, food/nutrition, housing, clothing and transportation.