Child and Adolescent Services


You are not alone, especially in these trying times. Your child, and your whole family, deserves a bright future. Our integrated primary care and behavioral health services can help you achieve it. We help children and adolescents and their families deal with emotional, developmental, cognitive or behavioral challenges, and we address a range of issues, including anxiety and depression, substance use, and more. 

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Full pediatric care in our community health centers in Bristol, Hartford, New Britain, Plainville, and Waterbury.  Back-to-school physicals, well-child visits, immunizations, and more!

Outpatient Behavioral Health and Addiction Treatment

Outpatient mental health and addiction treatment for your child at community health centers in BristolHartfordNew BritainPlainville, and Waterbury. Our individual and group therapies help your child with:

  • family relationships
  • depression and anxiety
  • addiction
  • trauma
  • oppositional defiant behavior
  • assistance with medication management
  • and more.

Mobile Crisis Services

We are the state's largest provider of mobile crisis services for children and adolescents, particularly in Central Connecticut.

If your child is in crisis, please call 211.

In-Home Services

We provide extensive in-home services across the state, often based on referral from the Connecticut Department of Children and Families and other state agencies.

Early Childhood, Foster Care, and More

Wheeler is a statewide leader in providing early childhood, evaluation and assessment, foster care services, congregate care, and more.

Special Education

Wheeler's Northwest Village School serves students K through age 21 from dozens of districts at 91 Northwest Drive, Plainville.

Supporting Connecticut's Pediatricians

Wheeler is one of three hubs in the state for the ACCESS Mental Health CT program, providing real-time support for Connecticut's pediatricians handling difficult behavioral health and psychiatric issues. 


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May 18 is National Speech Pathologist Day, an observance that celebrates professionals who specialize in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of communication, voice, and swallowing disorders. Anne Davis, MA, CCC-SLP, a speech pathologist at Wheeler’s Northwest Village School, shares perspectives on why her work is a critical part of a transdisciplinary approach to student learning and care.

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Foster Parenting Virtual Course Starts April 15

Wheeler is offering an inspiring training, TIPS-MAPP, Trauma-Informed Partnering for Safety and Permanence - Model Approach to Partnerships in Parenting, starting April 15, 2024, to prepare prospective foster parents and families for the role of fostering a child or youth in Waterbury and surrounding towns.

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