Believe in Me

Empowerment

Corporation

 

Programs and Services

Transitional Housing

BIMEC Transitional Housing Programs centers on our belief that a successful program increases the number of residents who transition successfully from incarceration to live independently and productively in the community.

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Independent Living

The Independent Living Program provides men and women with housing and support services. BIMEC operates 44-bed Transitional Supportive Housing Program for men and women for men, ages 18 and older. The BIMEC House (for men) in New Have

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Community Supportive Programming

Critical support services include Helping Hands furniture vouchers, bus passes, personal care items, information and referral to community resources. Food Bank including emergency food program.

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BIMEC

Purpose

The purpose of Believe in Me Empowerment Corporation (BIMEC) is to fill service gaps and reduce the negative barrier and adverse effects associated with the residuals of incarceration.

Mission

BIMEC’s mission is to improve the lives of children, young adults and their families impacted by and or affected by incarceration. The agency provides hope, opportunities and supportive services for families in the Greater New Haven community in order that they may overcome challenges, reach their full potential and become productive citizens.

320 Shelton Ave.
New Haven

423 Dixwell Avenue
New Haven

Believe In Me Empowerment Corporation (BIMEC) has a 20-year history of providing services to youth and adults in New Haven. The Mission of the organization is to improve the lives of those impacted by and or affected by incarceration.

James E. Walker, MSW, Executive Director of BIMEC, has more than 30 years of experience in the field of Behavioral Health Services. Mr. Walker is the chief visionary for the organization and continues to lead and move this organization forward.

~ Proividing services and inspiration to BELIEVE, ACHIEVE & SUCCEED!!! ~

ABOUT BIMEC

The BIMEC Philosophy

BIMEC provides a network of direct and indirect services, that fill traditional service gaps, to address the unique and specific needs of individuals and families for whom incarceration is a real part of their lives. The overarching goals are to reduce the rate of recidivism and new incarcerations amongst males and members of our society; and to strengthen and empower our communities by helping to instill life-long commitment to community, through academic achievement, critical thinking, self-assurance and cultural and community enrichment.

 

• Self-Determination • Collective Work and Responsibility • Cooperative Economics • Purpose • Creativity • Faith

Upcoming Events

FOOD BANK

21 March

1:00 pm – 427 Dixwell Avenue, New Haven

GRAND OPENING

1 April

1:00 pm – 427 Dixwell Avenue, New Haven

FOOD BANK

18 April

1:00 pm – 427 Dixwell Avenue, New Haven

FOOD BANK

16 May

1:00 pm – 427 Dixwell Avenue, New Haven

FOOD BANK

20 June

1:00 pm – 427 Dixwell Avenue, New Haven

EMERGENCY FOOD SERVICE

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Phone

+ 1  203.772.2771

+1 203.772.2779 (FAX)

Location

423 Dixwell Avenue
New Haven, CT  06511

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