Is there a clearinghouse of health services?
Infoline of Southwest Connecticut (211/infoline.org) offers information and referrals on adult day care, nutrition, home care, respite care, health services, mental health, social services, legal services, transportation, financial services, and other topics. New Canaan Human Services offers information and referrals for services available in the community. Call 203-594-3076. The Connecticut Self-Help Network is a statewide clearinghouse for all support groups across the state. Its self-help directory lists more than 1,450 local and statewide groups dealing with abuse, addictions, bereavement, disabilities, health, mental health, parenting, and many other stressful life situations. It also has contact information for more than 1,000 national networks. For information, call 203-624-6982.