Rapid Evaluation, Stabilization, and Treatment Center (REST)

Continuum of Care offers Connecticut's First Rapid Evaluation, Stabilization, and Treatment Center (REST).
REST is a crisis stabilization and receiving program for adults with mental health and substance use issues.
The program provides a central location for the COMPASS mobile crisis team and first responders to bring individuals undergoing a crisis for further evaluation and stabilization, if the individual is not in need of emergency room care. 

Our REST Program:

  • Serves as an alternative to unnecessary emergency room visits
  • Offers loungers and beds
  • Accepts referrals from Police, First Responders and Mobile Crisis
  • Allows up to a 23 hour stay
  • Ensures admission to the program is voluntary

REST Provides:

  • Basic needs
  • Brief medical assesment
  • Psychiatric assessment
  • Medical evaluation (for mental health)
  • MAT induction
  • Community referrals to detox and or substance use
  • Access to additional supported living including non-congregate and crisis transitional beds

The REST Center is located at 310 Winthrop Avenue, New Haven
PHONE: 203-200-0794

Continuum of Care, Inc.’s mission is to enable people who are challenged with mental illness, intellectual disabilities, addiction, or homelessness to rebuild a meaningful life and thrive in the community.