Community Programs

Community Programs

The programs offered help to reduce barriers to care and create building blocks to reaching health goals and personal development.

80 Phoenix Avenue
Waterbury, CT 06702
Phone: (203)756-8021

Medicaid Outreach and Enrollment

The goal of this program is to increase access to health care services. Strategies include going into the community and providing information that will encourage uninsured families to apply for health care coverage such as HUSKY or a qualified health plan through Access Health CT.  Application assistance is provided on-site at StayWell’s 80 Phoenix Ave. and 1302 South Main Street locations  by appointment. 

Supervisor,  Ext. 3001

Certified Application Counselor, Ext. 3069

Certified Application Counselor, Ext. 3550


Home visiting Services

Home Visiting is an intensive home visiting support program for new parents facing multiple challenges. The Best Practices of this program include providing family-centered, strength-based and empowering services in order to promote positive relationships and health outcomes in the Greater Waterbury community. This is a voluntary program with entry beginning prenatally through the child’s 2nd birthday.

Clinical Supervisor, Ext. 3709

Family Support Provider, Ext. 3607

Family Support Provider, Ext. 3609

Family Support Provider



This program is a collaboration of StayWell Health Center and Waterbury hospital. This voluntary program aims to provide universal support services to parents delivering in the city of Waterbury during their transition to parenthood. There is no income or other types of eligibility criteria. The program follows families through telephone contact with a maximum of six months to support the transition to parenthood.

Connections Coordinator


Smile Builders

Smile Builders is a mobile dental program that goes to all the schools and some pre-schools in Waterbury and Naugatuck. If your child has HUSKY insurance or is uninsured and attends a Waterbury or Naugatuck school, he or she is eligible for Smile Builders. Registration for Smile Builders provides your child with screenings and cleanings at school. Call 203-756-8021 ext.3812 or speak with your child's school nurse to register for the Smile Builders program.


Ryan White (HIV care) 

StayWell receives funding for HIV+ and AIDS infected and affected patients in the Greater Waterbury area. The services offered are primary care, medical case management, mental health, comprehensive oral health and linkage to various supportive services. These services are provided regardless of ability to pay. Uninsured patients are not charged for services. StayWell recognizes the unique needs of patients who carry the highest burden of and risk for HIV infection and who belong to communities that have suffered many barriers to healthcare.