Voluntary Services Program (through the Department of Children and Families) – The Voluntary Services Program provides treatment services to children with emotional, behavioral, or substance abuse issues who are in need of treatment services they do not otherwise have access to. The program is voluntary and is available to families of all income levels, including those who have private health insurance. Families can begin an application to the program by calling the Department of Children and Families Hotline at 1-800-842-2288.
Voluntary Services Program Policies – For a link to the policies related to the Voluntary Services Program, including policies outlining application procedures and eligibility criteria.
Emergency Mobile Psychiatric Services (EMPS) – A link to the 2-1-1 EMPS website, including information on services provided and resources for suicide prevention and family support.
Emergency Mobile Psychiatric Services (EMPS) – A link to an explanation of Emergency Mobile Psychiatric Services, available to any child in crisis by dialing 2-1-1 from any phone in Connecticut.