Brittney Jackson (Restoring You Wellness Center LLC)

Company: Restoring You Wellness Center

Location: Cheshire


Company/organization description

Our company provides services to at-risk populations. These groups experience a higher risk of poverty and social exclusion than the general population. They often face difficulties that can lead to low levels of education and unemployment or underemployment. Our goal is to bridge the opportunity gap by providing programs that empower communities while addressing stressors that may impact daily functioning.

Tell us about the entrepreneurial milestones you accomplished?

During the COVID pandemic we launch a program to help increase mental health services and awareness within the CT . We have provided basic needs (food, clothes, and hygiene products) to over 1000 people a month from 6-12 of 2020

What type of entrepreneur are you?

Main Street - local business focus

What CT entrepreneur ecosystem resources have helped you succeed?

We have served different populations: homeless, previously incarcerated, dually diagnosis (substance use disorder / mental health)

Nominator Justification

Over the past twelve month RYWC has provided counseling, food, clothes, and other basic needs to over 1000 people a month in response to COVID19

Community Builder

Tell us about your community building activities in 2020?

Increase mental health awareness and services. Provided assistance to people in need

What community building goals did you accomplish or milestones did you hit in 2020?

We have provided basic needs (food, clothes, and hygiene products) to over 1000 people a month from 6-12 of 2020

Nominator Justification

RYWC has grown their practice and created opportunities for graduate level interns. They also promote mental health awareness and have provided screenings and counseling for free to a great deal of clients who did not have insurance. They have led others in establishing their on businesses and following their entrepreneurial goals.

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