LifeBridge helps adults, youths, and families by providing the tools that strengthen their ability to cope, adapt, and overcome challenges. Our comprehensive services support people struggling with personal issues, family challenges, domestic violence, trauma, loss, and unemployment. We operate the only walk-in behavioral health clinic in the Greater Bridgeport area.
In addition to offering behavioral health services in our Bridgeport office, LifeBridge also operates Fairfield Counseling Services Inc. located on 125 Penfield Road in Fairfield. Both organizations share a commitment to providing a comprehensive range of high-quality behavioral health services for adults, adolescents and families.
This program offers: Walk-In clinic for mental health services, intake and assessment, crisis intervention, trauma-focused treatment for children, individual and family counseling, group therapy, medication management, and inter-agency and community resource referrals. Bilingual services available.
Domestic Violence offers mental health sessions, specifically for survivors of emotional, physical, financial, or sexual abuse by a partner and children who have witnessed Domestic Violence in the home. Other services include: parent and child interventions in family therapy, parenting skills training, help to develop a social network and referrals for emergency shelter, legal help, and other specialized services.
CSP is a community-based program that uses a comprehensive, recovery oriented approach that integrates treatment, support, and rehabilitation. Our primary goal is to assist individuals with psychiatric disabilities to achieve successes that lead to enhanced independence and self-sufficiency.
Fairfield Counseling Services has a rich local history as a community leader in quality mental health services. Following the merger with LifeBridge Community Services, our patients now have access to an incredible variety of programs and resources.
PEP consists of court-mandated classes designed to educate adults about the many issues children face when their family situation changes. Participants are trained about how to help their children adjust in a healthy way to divorce or living away from a parent. The program includes information about children’s developmental stages, cooperative parenting, conflict management, guidelines for visitation, and stress reduction for children.
LifeBridge offers a comprehensive Medical Case Management system of care for people infected and affected by HIV disease, and delivers these services in a relevant manner, considering clients’ ethnicity, culture, level of understanding, and lifestyle. Persons are greeted in a warm and caring manner and confidentiality is always respected and assured. Client empowerment is realized through support, resource awareness, and advocacy.
Formerly The Safety Net Services Network (Safety Net), TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) Case Management is a statewide welfare-to-work initiative of the Connecticut Council of Family Service Agencies funded by the Department of Social Services (DSS) and the Department of Labor (DOL). The program is designed to assist recipients and past recipients of Temporary Family Assistance (TFA) achieve self-reliance and healthy independence through intensive, solution focused case management and care coordination that identifies and reduces the effect of barriers to sustained employment.