Community Justice Services

For a list of basic needs and employment resources for individuals served by Wheeler's Community Justice programs, click here, and scroll down on the page.

Recovery, health and growth is possible at every stage of life. Wheeler's Community Justice Services provide the support and resources you and your loved ones need to remain safely in your community. We work closely with the courts, and we deliver substance abuse and behavioral health outpatient, education and intervention services in convenient community settings. Most of our Community Justice programs are court-referred.

Court-Referred Programs
Outpatient Services


Court-referred Programs

Parenting Education Program
Wheeler Clinic’s Parenting Education Program (PEP) is designed for parents with active divorce, separation or custody cases in the Family Division of the Connecticut court system. The program educates parents about the many issues children face when the structure of the family changes. The fee is $150, payable by cash or money order, and is required upon arrival to the program prior to being admitted to the group.
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Alternative in the Community
Provides community-based intervention services for adults involved with the court or on probation.
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Advanced Supervision and Intervention Support Team (ASIST)
Serves adults who are involved with the New Britain court system and who also have a significant mental health condition, or co-occurring mental health and substance abuse issues.

Provides domestic violence offenders with the information and skills they need to change their behaviors and learn to improve their current and future relationships.
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Family Violence Education Program
Offers specialized intervention and education to adults arrested for the first time for family violence crimes.
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Pre-Trial Intervention Program (PTIP)
Serves individuals, ages 18+, arrested for the first time for driving/boating while intoxicated or possession of drugs or drug paraphernalia. The program includes assessment and assignment to either a 12-week psycho-educational group or treatment.



Adult Outpatient Recovery Services
Individual, group and family therapy to address problems associated with substance abuse, depression, anxiety, anger management, grief and loss, and other mental health issues. In many circumstances, Medicaid, commercial insurance or third-party payer covers service costs.


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