Make a convenient appointment at BIMEC to do your DSS, ENERGY ASSITANCE, WIC and many more applications!!! (WE DO NEW APPLICATIONS AND RECERTICFICATIONS!) WE do the paperwork for you making the benefits receiving process smoother, less frustrating and FASTER! Make your appointment TODAY! Monday thru Friday 9am to 5pm, Saturday by appointment only!!! (If you need an evening appointment please let our secretary know, we will do our best to make arrangements…)
Grief and Loss Counseling
Eight Week Sessions Wednesdays to discuss the impact of Gun Violence on youth, adults, and our Community. Call our office to register for the next group of sessions.
Come enjoy good discussion about recovery and moving forward. Cleaning up our lives and gather¬ing strength from other supportive women and men.
Monday’s 5:30 to 6:30 all are welcome Believe In Me Empowerment Corporation 423 Dixwell Ave., New Haven, CT 06511 Tel: 203– 772-2771 Facilitator: Bernetta Witcher-Boateng MSW, LADC, CCDP Goals of group: • Gain support • Share experiences and struggles • Receive advice and feedback • Learn about yourself • Try new behaviors Top
A sober house of hospitality is dedicated to providing a secure and stable drug- and alcohol-free. The main goal of sober housing is to support and assist residents with successful reentry into society and allow them to live as productive and responsible citizens who contribute to the community. In addition to housing, Believe in Me Empowerment Corporation provides residents with case management, counseling services, skills training, placement assistance and a support system to assist with successful reentry into society. Participation in self-help groups is a requirement for all residents living in the sober house. Additionally, residents are encouraged to develop their job skills and explore further education as tools to aide their successful reentries.
ATR II Counseling
Believe in Me Empowerment Corporation has certified ATR II providers on staff. These peer-based counseling services feature
Mentoring and coaching to engage in recovery services and other positive activities
Promoting constructive family and personal relationships, assistance in mapping and connecting with community resources
Assistance with transportation, housing, education and employment
Separate groups for men and women
12-Step groups (AA,NA)
Couple's counseling and individual counseling
The Believe in Me Empowerment Corporation Magnetic Mentoring Program is for boys ages eight through twelve. The program runs twice a week on Tuesday and Thursday from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM, including half an hour for open discussion. There is constant adult supervision and children are not permitted to leave the facility without an adult present. Issues addressed during the mentoring sessions include
Youth growth and development
The importance of education
The importance of listening to parents and guardians
Self respect and respect for others
Health, food and nutrition
Music and cultural issues
Emergency Food Bank
Many families are constantly struggling to make ends meet. To help those members of the community who find themselves unable to put food on the table, Believe in Me Empowerment Corporation operates a small food bank that can give some temporary relief.