The Cochegan House is a transitional halfway house for men rejoining society after being discharged from the correctional system. The program assists individuals by instilling self-worth, responsibility and a desire to develop positive behavioral patterns in order to reestablish themselves within their families and their communities.
Located in Montville, Cochegan House provides up to 16 clients with helpful guidance on employment and educational opportunities. The program focuses on enhancing life skills and responsibility to help clients regain their independence in the community.
Program services include:
Individual, group, and family counseling
Financial management skills
Reading and writing skills
Community outreach activities
Clients are referred to this program from the State of Connecticut Department of Correction.
Eligibility: Ex-offenders; Ages 18 years and older. The Cochegan House: Males, ages 18+; Individuals on methadone maintenance not accepted; Program does not accept those convicted of a sex offense or arson