Community Partners in Action

Address Main Office: 110 Bartholomew Avenue, Suite 3010, Hartford, CT 06106

Community area served We serve citizens from Connecticut, with services located in Hartford, Manchester, Waterbury, Hamden and select state prisons.

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Community Partners in Action mission Community Partners in Action focuses on behavioral change, advocating for people and justice reform. Our services work together to help people improve their lives while reducing recidivism, enhancing public safety and informing policy.

More information on services provided:

CPA Service areas:

  • Reentry
  • Mental health and wellness
    • Treatment programs available
  • Employment
  • Alternative in the Community
  • Housing
    • Transitional Housing
  • Legal
    • Community Service Program
  • Prison Arts Program

I. Voluntary Reentry Services — no referral needed

If you are still incarcerated and within 3 to 6 months of release, ask your correctional institution about enrolling in the following two programs (post-release walk-ins are also welcome):

Hartford Reentry Welcome Center

    • Post-release reentry case management services for adults who were released at the end of their sentence (EOS) within the last 90 days. Services can begin as early as the day you are released.
    • CT Department of Correction will provide you with transportation to the Reentry Welcome Center the day you are released EOS. Ask the Reentry Counselor at the Correctional Institution to arrange this transportation service for you.

Resettlement Program

    • Pre- and post-release reentry case management service for women.
    • Post-release reentry basic needs assistance for men.
    • Pre- and post-release reentry substance abuse and mental health treatment services for men and women, in partnership with InterCommunity Health.

Both programs work with over 40 community partners to provide you with a wide range of services, from securing an ID to housing assistance to employment preparation and training.

Program location and phone numbers:

The Hartford Reentry Welcome Center and Resettlement Program are co-located on the ground floor at Hartford City Hall

Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm

Address: 550 Main Street, Hartford, CT (Ground floor; entrance is on Prospect Street)

Reentry Welcome Center Phone: (860) 263-8476

Resettlement Program Phone: (860) 937-5969

II. Reentry Services — referral needed

Work Release/Halfway House

    • Transitional residential program for men released from CT prisons on Community Release status. Employment is the major focus of the program.
    • Referrals are made by the CT Department of Correction.
    • Program location and phone number:
      • 121 Washington Street, Hartford, CT — (860) 543-8929

Alternative in the Community (AIC) Programs

    • Community-based case management.
    • Cognitive behavioral therapy.
    • Employment assistance.
    • Referrals are made by the Court or Probation.

Transitional Housing Program

    • Housing for men on probation and/or have criminal cases pending.
    • Referrals are made by the Court or Probation.

Program locations and phone numbers:

AIC and Transitional Housing

119-121 Washington Street, Hartford, CT – (860) 244-3672

421 East Main Street, Waterbury, CT – (203) 597-6540

AIC only

31 Bent Street, Manchester, CT – (860) 649-8338

Who they help –

1. Adult men and women who are pre-trial, on probation, incarcerated, released on parole or released from prison at the end of their sentence.

2. At-risk male youth ages 14 to 18.