Pete Schmid, CAC
As a Case Manager for Westport House, Pete is responsible for the coordination of resident's care, including outpatient services, organizing recreational activities, financial management, and acting as the primary point of contact for family members. More importantly, as a passionate member of the recovery community, he exemplifies what it means to "live in recovery" for Westport House clients - an important component of the Westport House model.
A Connecticut native, Pete earned a BA in Sociology from Southern Connecticut State University in 2004. After several years of sobriety, he went on to receive his Certified Addiction Counselor (CAC) certification His professional career includes program manager for The Connection, Inc., a provider of residential, outpatient and community-based services throughout Connecticut. His prior experience includes various roles for a New Haven-based drug and alcohol treatment program.
Pete is very passionate about health and wellness. He has been a personal trainer for many years; helping individuals of all ages achieve their physical, spiritual, and wellness goals. With his life and professional experience, education, and ability to connect with young people in recovery, Pete is a great addition to the Westport House team.