The Clearfield-Jefferson Mental Health/Mental  Retardation  Program has changed our name to Community Connections of Clearfield/Jefferson Counties. The name Community Connections is fitting because we help individuals in our community connect with the services they need when they need them, within our community and without stigma. The name change also coincides with the movement to replace the term Mental Retardation (MR) with Intellectual Disability (ID). Community Connections remains focused on the empowerment and transformation to a recovery based system of care.  



Behavioral Health 

The mission of the Behavioral Health Department of Community Connections is to ensure exceptional supports are available in our counties  Read... 


Intellectual Disabilities 

The mission of the Intellectual Disabilities Department is to create, promote and enhance the services and supports available to individuals with Intellectual Disabilities.  Read...

Early Intervention

The Early Intervention (EI) Program provides services to children from birth through three years of age who have special needs due to developmental delays or disabilities.  Read...


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APRIL 7, 14, 21, 28 AND MAY 5, 2015
8:00AM UNTIL 5:00PM

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The Crisis Intervention Teams were developed by the Memphis, TN Police Department and implemented in 1988, CIT is an evidence-based approach to responding to emergency dispatches involving individuals with mental illness or other behavioral impairments. Using CIT techniques results in improved officer and individual safety and can divert nonviolent individuals from the criminal justice system into treatment and recovery. Lunch will be provided for the participants.
Please click here to download the training flyer with information on how to register.

Walter Lee Holes Memorial Fishing Derby
for Adults with Disabilities

Sponsored by:
The Susquehanna Rod and Gun Club
May 16, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.

Please arrive between 9:30 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. for registration and pole distribution. If you have fishing equipment, please bring it. If not, come anyway, the club has some rods and reels for the day. The participants will begin fishing after registration is completed. Prizes will be awarded.

A cookout will be held at lunchtime for participants, parents and helpers. There is no cost for the outing, but we are asking you to bring a covered dish casserole of a vegetable, salad, dessert or snacks.
Participants who plan to keep their fish are asked to bring a cooler or container to take their fish home.

Please RSVP by May 8, 2015 with the number and names of fishing participants by calling Bill Mendat at 371-5100, Ext. 359 or e-mail:

Please click here to download flyer with directions and further information.