- Is the Child Guidance Center of non-profit organization?
- Yes. The Child Guidance Center of Mid-Fairfield County is a tax-exemp organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service code. Donations are tax deductable as allowed by law.
- When was the Child Guidance Center of Mid-Fairfield established?
- The Center was established in 1956. 2016 was the 60th anniversary of the Child Guidance Center.
- Where does the Child Guidance Center get its funding?
- Approximately 46% of the Center's funding comes from the Connecticut Department of Children and Families. 30% is from Medicaid and private insurance reimbursements. The remaining 24% is provided by foundations and private donations.
- What is the annual budget for the Child Guidance Center?
- The Center's FY 2017 annual budget is approximately $3.5 million.
- What percentage of the Center's annual budget is directed to clinical programs?
- In our current fiscal year, 86% of our budget will go directly to our clinical programs.
- How many children receive clinical treatment at the Center each year?
- We provide clinical mental health services to over 500 children and 1,500 family members each year.
- What are the ages of the Children who receive therapy at the center?
- Our Outpatient Childrens Clinic accepts children between ages 5 - 19.
Our PROSPECTS Extended Day Treatment program accepts children ages 5 - 12.
Our Child First program provides services between birth and age 6.
- Does the Center accept Medicaid or commercial insurance?
- The Center accepts Husky (Medicaid) as well as several commercial insurance providers. Please call the Center to confirm coverage.
- Does the Center accept children without insurance?
- Absolutely. We help all children, regardless of their financial circumstance.
- Can a parent arrange treatment for a child or is a 3rd party referral required?
- Absolutely. Parents are free to call the Center to schedule an appointment with a clinician.
- Does the Center provide clinical services to adults?
- We provide family therapy as well as parent guidance. However, we do not provide adult therapy.
- Can the Center prescribe medication?
- Yes. Our team of child psychiatrists and APRNs can prescribe medications to complement a child's psychotherapy.
- Does the Center have Spanish speaking clinicians?
- All of our outpatient services are offered in Spanish by a team of bilingual, bi-cultural clinicians and a Spanish speaking psychiatrist.
The Child Guidance Center of Mid-Fairfield County is a non-profit, tax-exempt charitable organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service Code. Donations are tax-deductable as allowed by law.
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