Alternative in the Community
Wheeler Clinic’s Alternative in the Community programs offer community-based intervention services for adults involved with the court or probation. The program uses a curriculum-driven, evidence-based model designed to assess the needs of each individual and reduce their involvement in the criminal justice system. Services include:
- Substance use intervention
- Trauma groups
- Skill building
- Job development and placement
- Case management
- Educational, basic needs and vocational supports
- Gender-responsive programming
We serve adults in:
Berlin, Bristol, Burlington, Cheshire, Chester, Clinton, Cromwell, Deep River, Durham, East Haddam, Essex, Haddam, Killingworth, Meriden, Middlefield, Middletown, New Britain, Newington, Old Saybrook, Plainville, Plymouth, Portland, Prospect, Rocky Hill, Simsbury, Southington, Wallingford, Westbrook and Wethersfield.
Adults in this program are referred by the Office of Adult Probation or the court.