Offering Hope, Choice & Opportunity

Next Steps Supportive Housing-Litchfield

Supportive Housing – Litchfield

Prime Time House, in collaboration with the Next Steps Housing program of The Connection, Inc. the Dept. of Mental Health & Addiction Services, as well as the Dept. of Social Services, provides supportive housing and case management services to 10 individuals who have severe and prolonged mental illness and/or substance abuse or chronic chemical dependency and are living in Litchfield County. Our mission is to help provide subsidized housing to individuals who are chronically homeless as a result of psychiatric disability and/or chemical dependency.

The program serves individuals 18 year or older who are chronically homeless, disabled and also meet income guidelines. A case manager works with each resident/tenant to develop a plan to achieve their goals and objectives. Safe, decent and affordable apartments are identified by the case manager who then works with the landlord and the tenant, helping ensure the tenant’s compliance in order to maintain their lease agreement.

Program Services include:
  • Intensive, home-based case management
  • Home visits
  • Transportation assistance
  • Budgeting assistance
  • Coordination of services
  • Rental subsidies
  • Vocational assistance

Housing  Program Guidelines
  • Tenant will receive a Rental Assistance Program (RAP) Certificate
  • Tenant signs a lease with the landlord
  • Tenant pays 30% of household income towards rent
  • No limit on the tenant’s length of stay (as long as the conditions of the lease are followed)
  • Tenant is able to move within the state after one year and take their voucher with them.
  • Tenants use of services or program is not a condition of ongoing residency.

Referrals to the program come from a prioritized homeless wait list that is maintained by:

New Beginnings of NW Hills, Litchfield County


The Gathering Place

The Gathering Place is a homeless drop in center where people receive assistance in accessing housing opportunities, shelters and resources. Those in need of immediate assistance should call 2-1-1 and also stop by The Gathering Place 21 Prospect St., Suite A, Torrington, CT (860) 618-3455

Next Steps Supportive Housing – Litchfield is located on the Prime Time House campus at:

822 Main Street

Torrington, CT 06790

Phone: 860-489-2407

Fax: 860-626-6244