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  • About BHcare

    BHcare is licensed by the Department of Public Health, and is nationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities.

    BHcare is designated by the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services as the Local Mental Health Authority for the following towns:

    • Valley: Ansonia, Derby, Oxford, Seymour and Shelton.
    • Shoreline: Branford, East Haven, Guilford, Madison, North Branford and North Haven.
  • PCRC, a division of BHcare, is a licensed Child Guidance Clinic that provides clinical and support services for children, adolescents and teens who are struggling with behavioral health issues; we guide them with innovative, creative and evidence-based programs that help engage them with school and help them become hopeful, confident, and secure.

  • BHcare’s The Umbrella Center for Domestic Violence Services provides domestic violence services and supports for the following towns: Ansonia, Beacon Falls, Bethany, Branford, Derby, East Haven, Guilford, Hamden, Madison, Milford, New Haven, North Branford, North Haven, Orange, Oxford, Seymour, Shelton, West Haven and Woodbridge.

  • BHcare’s Greater Valley Substance Abuse Action Council (VSAAC) provides addiction/substance abuse prevention and education services for: Ansonia, Bethany, Derby, Milford, New Haven, Orange, Oxford, Seymour, Shelton, West Haven and Woodbridge. Learn more on the VSAAC website.

  • BHcare PSA

  • Join BHcare in spreading the word that we can break the cycle of silence that surrounds mental illness, addiction and domestic violence. Please share our PSA via social media using #breakthecycle.

  • Mission, Vision & Core Values

  • Mission

  • BHcare provides comprehensive behavioral health, prevention and domestic violence services that improve the lives and health of the individuals, families and communities we serve.

  • Vision

  • We will be a recognized leader and most valued partner in ensuring better health and wellness for the entire community.

  • Core Values

  • Quality – We provide accessible, outcome-oriented, culturally-sensitive services through our qualified, diverse and motivated staff.

    Hope, Health and Recovery – We support dignity and promote the full potential of our clients to live healthy, fulfilling lives.

    Respect – We respect the needs and interests of others and encourage a spirit of teamwork and sharing.

    Growth & Innovation – We will grow to meet the changing needs of our communities, working to fill service gaps and providing progressive and effective programs.

    Integrity and Accountability – We strive for excellence, accurately measuring and sharing our results with our clients, families and stakeholders.

  • BHcare Board of Directors

  • President and CEO
    Roberta J. Cook

    Officers
    Michael Gulish, Chair
    Sean Thomas, Vice-Chair
    William Nimons, Treasurer
    Tammy Burrell, Secretary

    Directors
    Joyce Barcley
    William Bassett
    Richard Bell, Esq.
    Lauren Casalveri
    Laura Donahue, Esq.
    Natalie Feingold
    Stephen Guarrera
    Margaret Livingston
    Bernard Lynch
    Catriona MacAuslan
    Charlotte Mattei
    Fred Ortoli
    Anthony San Angelo
    Vinod Srihari, M.D.
    Dominick Thomas, Esq.
    Joseph Verrilli
    Ronald Villani

    Associate Directors
    Anne Cribbins
    David Crompton
    Karen Dufour, MD
    Nancy Lapera, Esq.
    Nicholas Luise
    Janet Poss
    Patricia Reynolds
    Madeleine Sobin
    Phyllis Sochrin
    Mark Tilki