The Taking Initiative Center (TIC) is a drop-in facility that provides a safe place for individuals who are challenged with substance use disorder who are contemplating or are in the early stages of recovery. Located on Whalley Avenue in New Haven, this inter-agency collaboration offers meals, access to shower and laundry facilities, meditation and recovery groups, and assistance with or referral to employment services, education, social services, and treatment. Participation at the TIC can be the first step on the tough road to recovery.

Our Collaborating Partners: 

  • Marrakech, Inc.
  • APT Foundation

Service Hours:  Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 9:00 pm / Saturday & Sunday  8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Setting: 514 Whalley Avenue, New Haven, CT 06511

 Funding: Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS)

For more information about Engagement Services, call us at (203) 772-6602 or contact us here.