We found 17 articles related to the category Community Justice.

Adjusting to a New World of Recovery

When James left prison in early 2018, he found a world that he didn’t recognize in many ways. There was new technology, new ways of communicating, new challenges. One major challenge remained, however, and that was addressing many of the factors that led him to prison to begin with, including addiction.

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Caring Community Partners

As we’ve celebrated our 50th anniversary this year, we’ve highlighted partners in our work, including AFCAMP, Saint Francis Healthcare Partners, FAVOR, the Connecticut Health Foundation, the Town of Plainville, and many more.

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Equal Partnerships, Positive Outcomes

For Bill Carbone, MPA, partnering with statewide non-profits has always been an essential part of maintaining youth and adults safely in the community. As former executive director of the State of Connecticut Judicial Branch, Court Support Services Division (CSSD), Mr. Carbone worked with Wheeler for many years until his retirement from state government in 2014.

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Wheeler Community Catalyst, Beresford Wilson, Interim Executive Director, FAVOR

For more than twenty years, Beresford Wilson has tirelessly worked for Connecticut families with children with mental, emotional, behavioral health challenges, and developmental and intellectual disabilities. Like many advocates, he found a calling to social change through his own lived experience. His future in family advocacy became clear shortly after he became a father himself; Wilson’s oldest son weighed fewer than two pounds at birth.

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Wheeler: 2016 Year in Review

2016 was a year of innovative care and positive change for Wheeler and those we serve. We worked collaboratively with organizations and systems across Connecticut to enhance and deliver high-quality programs and services that support whole-person health.

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Wheeler's Summer 2016 Positive Change Newsletter Available

Wheeler’s Summer 2016 edition of Positive Change features news about the organization’s school-based health centers, medication-assisted addiction treatment programs, a new agreement with Johnson Memorial Hospital for emergency department crisis services, our new breast health navigation program, an innovative therapeutic childcare program at the New Britain YWCA, an historic bequest and much more.

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Parent Support Group Hosts Inspiring Author

Connecticut Department of Children and Families Commissioner Joette Katz joined more than 50 parents involved with the juvenile justice system, community nonprofit providers and prospective foster care families at a parent support group meeting in Bridgeport.

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