The Kennedy Center, one of the largest rehabilitation agencies in Connecticut, was recently recognized by the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) for achieving Exemplary Fidelity status in 2014. Only five of the 30 funded programs in Connecticut attained a score of 115 or above. In addition, The Kennedy Center received the highest score of any agency that qualified in Fairfield County.
The Kennedy Center provides work placement and career development for up to 150 individuals in Bridgeport through DMHAS Work Services, part of Kennedy Employment Services. “We help people with disabilities who are returning to work and/or want to advance their career,” said Britt Bisson, the Employment Services Manager at Kennedy Employment Services, a division of The Kennedy Center.” “We do it all: find jobs, change career paths, connect with educational resources and advocate.”