Fact Sheet

Fiscal Year 2018 Direct Services

Participants achieve their recovery goals through a comprehensive array of services and programs:
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Individuals Served

Thinking Well (Cognitive Remediation)

  • Computer-based exercises and therapeutic bridging sessions that develop skills in memory, attention, reasoning and problem solving, processing speed, and verbal and visual learning
  • 104 participants: 91% had positive functional outcomes (e.g., job, school); 100% who completed sessions and took post-assessment achieved improvement in 4 or more of 6 cognitive domains


Supported Employment

  • 78 participants: 63% competitively employed (jobs not set aside for disabilities); 100% retained jobs at 3 months; 72% at 12 months


Supported Education

  • 90 participants: 62 enrolled in post-secondary education 
  • Onsite at College Campuses
  • W.R. Battey Educational Scholarship Fund

Tele-Education Support (TEdS) 

  • Engage students in use of on-campus supports
  • Ongoing communication via Skype, phone, email, text

Housing and Community Support Services

  • 98 individuals received housing and community support services
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) coaching; budgeting; goal planning; case management

Social Rehabilitation Services

  • 568 individuals received services
  • Recovery planning, outreach, advocacy, peer support
  • Writers,’ Artists’ and Skill Building Workshops
  • Food Service (Café and Kitchen) and Wellness Programs 
  • Treasure Hunters Thrift Store 
    • Particpants learn store operations and customer service
    • Truck pick up donated furniture for resale at the store or for use in Laurel House apartments 

www.rtor.org

  • Gateway website for families to expert help 
  • Family-Endorsed Providers Directory 
  • 338,258 unique users to the site, 388,179 visits 
  • 1,165 requests for help, responded to by two Resource Specialists
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Unique users visited www.rtor.org
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Cases were responded to by the rtor.org Resource Specialist

Our Mission

Laurel House provides resources and opportunities for people living with mental illness to lead fulfilling and productive lives in their communities throughout Fairfield County. 

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