Parents’ Foundation for Transitional Living provides three levels of transitional living and long-term care for adults with mental illness. We offer a supportive, homelike setting that allows our residents to live as independently as possible.
A Welcoming Home for Adults with Mental Illness
Located near Yale University in the city of New Haven, Connecticut, Parents’ Foundation for Transitional Living offers a welcoming home for adults who have a mental illness. We provide a supportive setting that allows our residents to manage their illnesses so they can live productive lives in the community while enjoying as much independence as possible. Parents’ Foundation offers residents a safe, comfortable home-like setting with 24 hour-a-day staffing, case management, medication monitoring, skill building, and recreational activities.
A Focus on Rebuilding Life in the Community
Residents at Parents’ Foundation are adults age 18 and older who have psychiatric conditions such as schizophrenia, schizoaffective, bipolar disorder, severe anxiety, and depression. We are not a treatment program, but a mental health residential living program focused on our residents rebuilding their lives in the community.
All of our residents receive their psychiatric care from providers in the community. Residents and their treatment providers determine the level of care that is appropriate for their mental health needs. New Haven offers a broad variety of psychiatric treatment options including psychiatrists, psychologists and licensed therapists, intensive outpatient programs, and cutting-edge research programs. The case managers and residential staff at Parents’ Foundation work closely with the resident, the family, and treatment providers to support each resident’s participation in treatment.
Three Levels of Supported Residential Living
At Parents’ Foundation, residents have the ability to transition to greater levels of independence and responsibility. Residents start at our Residential Living Center, which offers the highest level of supervision and support. As they progress, they have the option to move to supervised apartments within the residence. Some residents may then transition to their own apartments within the community and still receive support services at Parents’ Foundation.
Many Choices for Mental Health Recovery and Enrichment
Residents at Parents’ Foundation participate in our Recovery and Enrichment Program. Designed specifically for adults with psychiatric issues, the program offers independent skill building, recreational, and pre-vocational activities. New Haven, a beautiful New England city, provides our residents with a wealth of community resources and activities. Many are within walking distance or accessible by public transportation. These include:
- Courses at local colleges
- Community volunteering opportunities
- Local employment
- A psychosocial rehab clubhouse model program
- Shopping, theaters, museums, sporting events, coffee shops and restaurants
Who is Right for Parents’ Foundation Living?
In order to reside at Parents’ Foundation, adults who are 18 years or older with mental illness must be able to:
- Live safely in our building
- Live safely in a busy urban setting
- Live cooperatively with other residents
- Practice basic hygiene skills
- Willingly participate in groups and activities
- Follow program rules
- Work cooperatively with medical and psychiatric treatment providers
- Comply with providers’ psychiatric and physical care recommendations
Parents’ Foundation is not the right setting for anyone who:
- Has been abusing substances
- Is suicidal
- Is harmful to themselves or others
- Is destructive of property
- Finds it difficult to limit their time on electronic devices
Application Process and Cost Information
Parents’ Foundation welcomes individuals with mental illness, their family members, and their treatment providers to come for a visit. Those individuals who wish to come to Parents’ Foundation must complete an application and an interview process.
Parents’ Foundation is private pay, with Residential Living Center fees ranging from $6,750 to $7,500, depending on the type of room available.
We do not get state or federal funds or insurance reimbursement, and we are not a Medicaid or Medicare provider.Visit Parents' Foundation's Website