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.
With additional funding from the Department of Social Services, Department of Developmental Services, Department of Children and Families, the Department of Public Health, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, as well as local and private sources, BHcare provides a comprehensive range of recovery-based psychiatric and substance abuse services for adults and children.
BHcare provides domestic violence services 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.
Mission, Vision & Core Values
BHcare provides comprehensive behavioral health, prevention and domestic violence services that improve the lives and health of the individuals, families and communities we serve.
We will be a recognized leader and most valued partner in ensuring better health and wellness for the entire community.
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
Margaret Livingston, Chair
Michael Gulish, Vice-Chair
William Nimons, Treasurer
Sean Thomas, Secretary
Richard Bell, Esq.
Laura Donahue, Esq.
D. Cyril D’Souza, MD
Karen Dufour, MD
Anthony San Angelo
Dominick Thomas, Esq.
Nancy Lapera, Esq.
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