Laurel House, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, provides mental health services and programs in Stamford, CT and the surrounding areas in lower Fairfield County. Laurel House helps individuals and their families achieve and sustain mental health recovery.
Our services for Stamford, CT residents are offered through one-on-one meetings in the community or at our Resource Center here in Stamford, CT. Programs and services include recovery planning, life skills coaching and skill building, supported education, supported employment, Thinking Well (cognitive remediation), housing and residential services, food service and wellness, social opportunities, and active outreach to individuals who might otherwise be isolated. By utilizing our mental health resources and recovery services to support individuals and families in Stamford, CT, the Laurel House team is able to help clients reintegrate into the community with independence and a positive self-image.
Mental Health Resources to Recover
- Early Intervention and Remediation – helping Stamford, CT families connect with the right mental health services to prevent the harmful secondary effects of mental illness.
- Social Inclusion – reintegration and full client participation in their local communities.
- Recovery – clients gain independence and achieve their life goals through adjustment and adaptation to mental illness.
Laurel House actively collaborates with the DuBois Center, the Bureau of Rehabilitation Services (BRS), Optimus Health Care, the Community Health Center at Franklin Street, Mutual Housing Association and the National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI) to provide support services and meet the needs of clients coping with mental illness. We partner with New Neighborhoods Inc. to provide supportive housing services at Marshall Commons, and with the Loft Artists Association. We also provide support services to residents of the men’s and women’s shelters in Stamford who have serious mental illness. Our President and CEO, Linda Autore, chairs the Stamford-Greenwich Opening Doors to end homelessness. Our participants in supported employment have been hired by local organizations such as the Avon Theatre, Cosi, Hilton Hotel, Fairway Market, Marriott Hotel, Stamford Museum and Nature Center and the Stamford Library. We have supported education students, including recent graduates, attending the Stamford, CT branch of UConn.