Prenatal and Beyond Program


Mental Health Services for Pregnancy, Infertility, Loss, and New Parents

All birthing people can experience symptoms of depression and anxiety during the perinatal period (pregnancy through 1st year after delivery). People of every age, income level, race, and culture can develop Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMADs).

Middlesex Health Mental Health Services is here for you. You'll find compassionate clinicians, motivated in-home teams, and culturally competent care throughout your journey to feeling your best. 

We provide both individual and group therapy as well as medication management. In addition, we offer several we offer several specialized programs, which are described below.

Not sure where to start?

Call our intake coordinator to discuss what programs and services would be best for you (860) 358-8825

WIC - Women Infants & Children Program

Serves low-income children up to age 5 who are at nutritional risk

As the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children, our WIC program serves to safeguard the health of low-income women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are at nutritional risk by providing access to nutritious foods to supplement diets, breastfeeding promotion, information on healthy eating and health care referrals. The program is available for pregnant, postpartum, and breastfeeding women and their children up to age 5.

Learn more

Please call the office to check program eligibility
Referrals - 860-358-4070
Fax - 860-358-4075

Child First

Child First helps protect children and families from the effects of trauma and stress

Child First is a free, home-visiting, and mental health intervention program that works with caregivers and their children, prenatal through age five, to protect and heal them from trauma and adversity.

Child First identifies children and caregivers as early as possible to prevent and decrease a child’s emotional, behavioral, developmental, and/or learning problems. The program aims to enhance caregiver mental health and decision making ability at the same time.

We work with caregivers and children to build strong relationships and connect families with needed support and resources.

Referrals  - 860-358-4069

Early Head Start

EHS programs are designed to nurture healthy attachments between parent and child

Early Head Start (EHS) is a free, home-visiting program that offers services to expectant mothers and families with infants and toddlers up to age three, across Middlesex County. The EHS program offers guidance and support in areas of early childhood care and education, behavioral health, family development, infant mental health, child disabilities, general health, well-being, and nutrition, and access to social and community services.

Referrals  - 860-704-0725

Parenting Support Services (PSS)

Positive Parenting Program (Triple P)

Triple P is a parenting curriculum that involves a thorough assessment of parent-child interaction and helps to supply parents with strategies for a broad range of target behaviors. Triple P supports parents in becoming resourceful problem solvers by creating an environment that will help children develop their emotional, behavioral, and cognitive strengths.  

Circle of Security (COS)

Through Circle of Security, parents will learn how their relationship with their child shapes their development and behavior, as well as gain a new perspective on their child’s needs.

Referrals  - 860-358-4087

Healthy Futures

An in-home service serving new and expecting parents

Healthy Futures is a Middlesex County-based program in partnership with Child & Family Agency of Southeastern Connecticut and the CT Community Doula's. Healthy Futures is an in-home service serving expecting parents and families with children under six years old. 

Healthy Futures helps new and expecting parents learn the power of nurturing relationships, create supportive environments, recognize your child's strengths and potential, focus on your child's development and foster skills for school readiness, connect with your children, and access supportive services and resources in your communities.

Certified Healthy Futures Parent Educators have been trained to advise families regarding their child's brain development, parental support and assist with parenting questions or concerns.

This program has unique contact information

New Patients - 860-358-4087
Referrals  - 860-437-4550
Fax - 860-358-4457