NORWALK, Conn. -- Residents of 40 S. Main St. in Norwalk will receive support services from Continuum of Care Inc., the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services and the Department of Housing announced.
Continuum of Care is based in New Haven.
Norwalk-based Human Services Council provides affordable housing to people at 40 S. Main and will work in partnership with Demarco Management and Continuum of Care to ensure that the residents in the building have the opportunity to reach their full potential by having quality and safe housing, job training and placement, and a variety of social services available to them.
“This funding will transform the 40 S. Main St. residences into supportive housing by providing the 20 occupants opportunity to receive new services: Case management, self-help/substance abuse treatment, job training and education,'' said Anthony DiLauro, executive director of HSC. "In addition, the funding will provide a vehicle to transport the residents. We are very excited that we had the opportunity to be part of helping these wonderful people lead productive lives."
In addition, eight residents are receiving social services from Children and Family Agency at 40 S. Main St.
Photo: Left to right: Laytoya Howard, Property Manager 40 South Main; Anthony DiLauro, Executive Director, Human Services Council; James Farrales, Vice President, Mental Health Services, Continuum of Care; Tracy Young, Director of Acute Services, Continuum of Care; John Labieniec, Clinical Director, Acute & Forensic Services, Continuum of Care.
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