We attribute our success to our dedicated and caring employees.  If you aspire to make a difference in the substance use and mental health field, we encourage you to submit a resume. View a complete list of current job openings.

We offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits including medical and dental insurance, three weeks vacation, ten hours of sick leave per month, five personal leave days, eleven holidays, short term disability, life insurance, SEP pension plan (the agency contributes 3%) and 403B pretax retirement plan. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without respect to race, color, religious creed, age, sex, sexual orientation, physical disability, or marital status.

BHC - Administrative Assistant II part-time

Administrative Assistant II: 10-3pm Tuesday & Thursday. Responsible for records, reports, data entry, quality assurance, filing, ordering supplies, scheduling appointments and monitoring client activity. Bachelor degree, Associate's Degree and 1 year related exp. or 2 years related experience. Must type 45 wpm. Behavioral Health Center provides substacne use amd mental health counseling.

Brooklyn Bridge - Case Manager & Case Manager Lead

Case Manager II: Hours: Sunday - Thursday 3-11pm and staff meeting Thursday 3-5pm. Duties: provide case management, support services and facilitate groups for clients in transitional housing program.  Assist clients completing documents for entitlements, referrals for counseling, housing, and medical needs. Provide transportation to services. Bachelor's degree or Associate's degree and 1 year related experience required. 

Case Manager Lead: Hours: Monday-Friday 7am-3pm. Teach, Coach and Mentor case management skills including group facilitation and documentation to other case managers, provide case consultation for case management team, addresses issues with coworkers by discussing concerns and offering constructive resolutions. Bachelor Degree + 2 years' experience including 1 year supervisory exp. or Associate Degree + 4 years exp. including 1 year supervisory experience.

Brooklyn Bridge is a transitional housing and work release program for men entering the community after incarceration.

Brooklyn Bridge - Program Director

Program Director: Responsible for supervision of staff, daily operations of the sites, training of staff, quality assurance of client records and reports. Computer competency & excellent administration skills required. Master Degree + 3 years' experience including 1 year supervisory or Bachelor Degree + 5 years' experience including 1 year supervisory or Associates degree and 7 years' of experience including 1 year supervisory. Brooklyn Bridge is a transitional housing and work release program for men entering the community after incarceration.

Grace House - 2 part-time positions

Client Supervisor I part-time: 2 openings. r 4pm-12am Saturday and Sunday or 12-8am Saturday and Sunday.Responsible for filing, data entry, monitoring and supervising clients, monitors urinalysis, providing transportation and clerical tasks as assigned. High school diploma or GED and 1 year related experience. Grace House is a 5-bed mental health program for women re-entering the community after incarceration.

Next Step Cottage - Client Supervsior part-time - 2 positions

Client Supervisor I part-time: 2 openings: 8am-8pm Saturday and Sunday and 4-6pm Tuesday for staff meeting. Responsible for monitoring and supervising clients, providing transportation & clerical tasks as assigned. High school diploma or GED and 1 year related experience.

Outpatient Services - Clinician

Clinician: 2 openings - Willimantic & Danielson sites. Responsible for completing substance use & mental health assessments, individual counseling and facilitating groups. Master's Degree in related field and 1 year related experience. Professional licensure preferred (LCSW or LPC) but will consider license eligible candidates. Salary based on experience. Outpatient substance use and co-occurring mental health treatment and case management.

Risk Reduction Services - Outreach Worker

Risk Reduction Outreach II: Monday – Friday 8:30-4:30pm. Duties: conduct power point presentations on HIV & sex education, promote harm reduction, provide Narcan training, complete HIV and Hep C testing, enter HIV and Hep C info into database, conduct home visits, assist the syringe exchange program, attend committee meetings, refer clients to appropriate services, provide follow-up case management, attend yearly trainings through DPH.


Our highly skilled professionals are dedicated to helping clients achieve personal growth and fulfillment. The success of our programs can be traced to a knowledgeable and caring staff.

Employment opportunities within Perception Programs include full-time, part-time and per diem positions. We are well respected within Connecticut as a provider of high quality services, as well as a training ground for employees.

Our clinical positions require a Master's or Bachelor's Degree. We have many entry-level positions available and place a high value on experience, knowledge of substance use, mental health, community justice, HIV/AIDS, recovery, and 12-step programs.

Please apply online.