Proyecto Nueva Vida, part of the Chemical Abuse Services Agency, provides support for individuals with criminal backgrounds. They serve those in the greater Bridgeport area with an emphasis on Spanish speaking men and women of low-income status. The organization partners with Optimus Community Health Center to provide HIV services, as well as the COOP center to offer vocational services. Services include individual and group therapy, diagnostic evaluations, prescriptions and assistance with opioid addiction, recreational therapy, family counseling services, HIV/AIDS/STD testing and counseling, gender responsive therapy, reintegration support, and assistance with gambling addiction. Primary services are provided through an out patient system, but qualifying individuals may have access to supportive housing. This service is primarily for those who struggle with housing insecurity or are experiencing a housing emergency. For more information about specific services through Proyecto Nueva Vida, individuals should contact the organization directly using the information provided on this page.