Growing Up Can Be Hard
We Make it Easier

Serving Greater Bridgeport & Greater Norwalk



Growing Up Can Be Hard
We Make it Easier

Serving Greater Bridgeport & Greater Norwalk

Youth in Crisis

When your child is out of control it can be scary. Get expert emergency help when you need it.

Counseling Services

Every child is unique and their emotional problems can be too. We understand what they’re going through and how to help them get better.

Family Supports

Kids don’t come with instruction manuals. Our family and parenting programs help you find the answers to be a happy and healthy family.

Does your child or teen need help right now?
Dial  2-1-1 to connect with a mobile crisis team.

Help is available

No one is denied treatment based on their inability to pay. Many of our behavioral health and family services are offered free of charge, some are covered by insurance, while others ask for a ‘fee-for-service’ based on a sliding scale.


Does your Family

  • Fight often
  • Feel overwhelmed
  • Struggle with substance abuse
  • Need help to improve relationships
  • Have a child at risk of being removed

Is Your Child 

  • Feeling sad, helpless, or anxious
  • Avoiding school, getting bullied
  • Exposed to violence
  • Using drugs or alcohol
  • Struggling with the loss of a loved one
  • Rebelling


(203) 394 6529

We promise to serve all patients and offer discounted fees for patients who qualify. We will not deny services based on a person’s race, color, sex, national origin, disability, religion, sexual orientation, or inability to pay. We accept insurance, including Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).

The mission of The Child & Family Guidance Center is to provide culturally informed mental health services and complementary supports to children, teenagers, and their families, regardless of their ability to pay.

Our goal is for all Fairfield County children to be emotionally and psychologically healthy so that they can reach their maximum potential at home, at school and in life.


The Child & Family Guidance Center has been serving the Fairfield County community since 1925

Bridgeport Clinic and Administrative Offices

180 Fairfield Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604
Phone : (203) 394 6529

Norwalk Clinic

295 Westport Ave.
Norwalk, CT 06851
Phone : (203) 394 6529

our measured impact: FY 2019

Psychotherapy Sessions

Crisis Calls Answered

People Served


Remarkable Improvement

“Remarkable improvement in my grandson’s behavior. He now has the emotional tools to work things out on his own.”

Above & Beyond

“Our child’s therapist is wonderful, going above and beyond.”

We Learned to Advocate

“As parents, we learned to advocate for our child and family to get the support we need.”

Responsive & Reliable

“A responsive and reliable mental health provider offering many services for kids and families.”

A Lifesaver

“CFGC was a lifesaver. My child was suicidal and they got to us fast. Amazing.”