programs

Residential Treatment

Commitment. Care. Compassion.

Our Residential Drug Treatment Programs serve clients referred by any source including self-referrals, parents, community leaders, schools, social service agencies, Connecticut Court Support Services Division, the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, the Department of Correction and various other resources. The programs utilize evidence-based treatment approaches that are designed to help clients learn the necessary skills to function independently in the community while still managing their recovery from addiction.


admission procedures

Referrals are accepted from any source including self-referrals, parents, community leaders, schools, social service agencies, the Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, Federal Probation and the Connecticut Department of Correction.

for more information

Carol Pace
Director
Renaissance East
31 Wolcott Street
Waterbury, Connecticut 06702
E-mail Address: carolp@ctrenaissance.com
Phone: (203) 753-2341
Fax: (203) 755-6902

PREA
The Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) was enacted to prevent sexual assaults and harassment in residential facilities housing individuals under the control of various components of the judicial system. PREA's provisions apply to both client/client and client/staff interactions. Renaissance has a zero tolerance policy toward all forms of sexual abuse and harassment in our facilities and programs. To report an act of sexual abuse or harassment, individuals should contact either the Program Director or Renaissance's PREA Coordinator, Grace Gaynor (203 336-5225 x2108).

  • PREA Reports


  • Renaissance East Drug Treatment Program

    Located in a former convent in Waterbury, Renaissance's Waterbury East Program provides intermediate and long term residential drug treatment program serves to male clients eighteen years and older referred from a wide range of sources including local social service agencies, Federal Probation, the Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, the Connecticut Department of Correction, families and self-referrals.

    This comprehensive program offers a wide range of services to each client, including individual, family, and group counseling, psycho-educational programming, life skills, self-help meetings and formal referrals to community agencies based on individual needs.

    Length of stay is individualized, with the average being three to six months. Clients gradually return to the community as they meet the goals on the person-centered treatment plan. The goals of the program are to return clients to the community with housing, employment and an aftercare plan.

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    admission procedures

    Referrals are accepted only from the State of Connecticut Court Support Services Division and the Connecticut Courts.

    for more information

    Jessica Gaffney
    Renaissance West
    466 West Main Street
    Waterbury, CT 06702
    E-mail Address: jessicag@ctrenaissance.com
    Phone: (203) 591-8010
    Fax: (203) 591-8586

    PREA
    The Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) was enacted to prevent sexual assaults and harassment in residential facilities housing individuals under the control of various components of the judicial system. PREA's provisions apply to both client/client and client/staff interactions. Renaissance has a zero tolerance policy toward all forms of sexual abuse and harassment in our facilities and programs. To report an act of sexual abuse or harassment, individuals should contact either the Program Director or Renaissance's PREA Coordinator, Grace Gaynor (203 336-5225 x2108).

  • PREA Reports


  • Renaissance West Drug Treatment Program

    Renaissance's Waterbury West facility houses a Level III.5 intermediate/long term residential treatment program. Located in Waterbury, this program serves male clients, eighteen years and older referred by the Connecticut Court Support Services Division and Federal Probation.

    The Renaissance West Drug Treatment Program offers a wide range of services to each client, including individual, family, and group counseling, psycho-educational programming, life skills, self-help meetings and formal referrals to community agencies based on individual needs.

    Working closely with the legal system, this program employs a three-phase approach aimed at gradually returning clients to the community. Length of stay is individualized, with the average being three to six months. The goal of the program is to return clients to the community with housing, employment and an aftercare plan.

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    admission procedures

    Referrals are accepted directly from local hospitals and other treatment providers.

    for more information

    Diane Blackwood
    Director
    McAuliffe Center

    70 Central Avenue
    Waterbury, Connecticut 06702

    E-mail Address: dianeb@ctrenaissance.com

    Phone: (203) 346-1931
    Fax: (203) 346-1935

    McAuliffe Center Co-Occurring Program

    The McAuliffe Center provides four 5-person apartments with on-site clinical services for male adult clients suffering from co-occurring disorders. Referrals to the McAuliffe Center may be made by local hospitals, community organizations and mental health or substance abuse providers.

    While at the McAuliffe Center, clients are provided a range of services including individual, group and family counseling, medication management, psycho-educational programming and referrals to other organizations for long term assistance based on their individual needs.

    Clients will typically have a 30 to 45 day stay at the McAuliffe Center. The goal of the program is to return the stabilized clients to the community, or an alternate care facility.

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