Chapel Haven Schleifer Center1040 Whalley Ave. New Haven, CT 06515
ADMISSIONS: Catherine Sullivan DeCarlo, 203-397-1714, ext. 148 or Christy Chandler, ext. 185.
AGES/GRADES: Males and females ages 18+ in ungraded 7 day a week, 12 month a year program; includes summer program.
THERAPEUTIC SERVICES: Clients referred to mental health professionals in the area.
THERAPEUTIC ORIENTATION: A program for adults with developmental and social disabilities that is comprised of a licensed education program and a nationally accredited transitional living program.
POPULATION SERVED: Cognitive and developmental disabilities, PDD, high functioning autism and autism spectrum, Asperger’s, and learning disabilities.
LICENSURE: Licensed by the CT Dept. of Developmental Services, approved by the CT Dept. of Education, and national accreditation from CARF.
COMMENTS: Chapel Haven Schleifer Center is a nationally accredited transitional living program and approved private special education school with a mission of empowering adults with developmental and social disabilities to live independent and self-determined lives. Our comprehensive, individualized residential programs provide learning in practical academics, job development, life skills, apartment living, social communicative competence, recreation and help with college. Students may then transition into a community apartment with lifelong support services and a continuing education component. We also offer structured day programs, recreation programs, vocational training and a host of other options, both for graduates of our residential programs and for those outside of the Chapel Haven Schleifer Center community who are seeking services.