Liberation Programs’ mission is to empower people and their families to be free of the disease of addiction by providing targeted solutions that restore lives and strengthen our community.


A New Place for Hope and Help

Liberation Programs, along with nearly 150 state partners, local providers, and community stakeholders who collaborate to address the opioid crisis, celebrated the grand opening of the Pelletier Wellness Center in Bridgeport on Thursday Sept. 19, an event that coincided with National Recovery Awareness Month.
Read more here on our blog.

Please watch News 12 coverage of the celebration.

Thank you to everyone for your support at the 2019 Spirit of Hope Gala!

The 12th Spirit of Hope Gala, held June 6, 2019
at Woodway Country Club was a wonderful success.
More than 350 guests gathered together as Liberation Programs
presented the Gini & Lou Bantle Spirit of Hope Award to:
The Lighthouse / Recovery 365
Liberation Programs’ Chief Recovery Officer Maggie Young
Gary Mendell, President and CEO of Shatterproof.

Proceeds from this event fund the life-saving treatment we provide
for our recoverees and the important outreach work we do to prevent
substance use disorders in our community.

Our Services


Eight out of 10 outpatient Recoverees left our program substance free – 28% higher than State of Connecticut averages for comparable treatment centers.


94% of inpatient Recoverees reported being satisfied with our services upon leaving our programs – that’s 3% higher than the Connecticut State average.


Liberation Programs provides 18 units of permanent supportive housing for women and their children in Norwalk and six units for families in Bridgeport.


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