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Greater Bridgeport Based Service Providers for Persons with Disabilities

Southwestern CT  Agency on Aging:  http://www.swcaa.org/services-2/disability-resources 

Agency on Aging offers support & guidance for People with Disabilities

Nancy Lombard - 203-333-9288 ext. 171

10 Middle St., Bridgeport, CT

Email: nlombard@swcaa.orgccrain@swcaa.orgmdonnelly@swcaa.org


Unicare LLC:  http://unicarellc.com/rehabilitationservices.html 

Offers rehabilitation services for the disabled using exercise, massage and other therapeutic approaches as well as speech therapies

Arlene - 203-368-6112(P)/203-335-6350(F)

49 Cannon St., Bridgeport, CT 06604
Email: arlene@unicarellc.comjudyknisley@unicarellc.comjulu@unicarellc.com


LifeBridge:  http://www.lifebridgect.org 

Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing such as education, case management, advocacy and sign language. Support services for economic empowerment, social and behavioral health

Elizabeth Campbell - 203-368-5569

475 Clinton Ave., Bridgeport, CT 06605
Email: ecampbell@fswinc.org

Child Family & Guidance Center:  http://www.cgcgb.org/

Offers a wide range of mental health and substance abuse counseling for children under the age of 18 and support services to their families

Terril Pile - 203-394-6529

180 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport, CT 06604
Email: tpile@cfguidance.org

Access Independence:  http://accessinct.org/

A non-profit that advocates & promotes a better quality of life for People with Disabilities and their families

Glenn Claflin – 203-378-6977

80 Ferry Blvd. Suite 205, Stratford, CT 06615
Email: gclaflin@accessinct.org

Greater Bridgeport Disability Advocates:  http://www.gbdact.org/

A non-profit that works to inform, educate and advocate for the Disabled community

Larry Robinson - 203-378-6977

80 Ferry Blvd. Suite 210, Stratford, CT 06615
Email: manager@gbdact.org

Bureau of Rehabilitation Services Bridgeport CT:  http://www.ct.gov/brs/site/default.asp

A state agency that works to create opportunities that enable individuals with Disabilities to work competitively and live independently. This agency helps and prepares a Person with Disabilities find or maintain a job

Kathy Marchione - (203) 551-5517

1057 Broad St, Bridgeport, CT 06604.           
E-mailkathleen.marchione@ct.gov


St. Vincent's Special Needs:  http://stvincentsspecialneeds.org/

Provider of education and therapeutic programs for children and adults with multiple developmental disabilities and special health care needs
Cindy Stramandinoli – 203-386-2743
95 Merritt Blvd., Trumbull, CT
Email: cstramandinoli@stvincents.org

 

Davita Dialysis:  http://www.davita.com/find-a-dialysis-center/bridgeport/900-madison-ave-bridgeport-06606-5534/id/2501/dva/1

Provides treatment  and education for people with Kidney disease
Diana Anderson – 203-335-0191
900 Madison Ave., Bridgeport, CT 06606
Email: diana.anderson@davita.com

 

The Kennedy Center: http://www.thekennedycenterinc.org

Provides individually designed person-centered planning, family support and community involvement, The Kennedy Center creates a difference in the lives of individuals with disabilities and their families. A dedicated staff works closely with each individual and their family members to explore every avenue of interest. Using a "Team" collaboration process, the individual is able to try new experiences and challenges that are often seen as impossible. It is the mission of The Kennedy Center to promote the empowerment of these individuals to achieve their optimal participation and inclusion in the community with both dignity and confidence.

General Info: 203-365-8522

39 Lindeman Drive, Trumbull, CT - 203-332-4535

2440 Reservoir Avenue, Trumbull, CT - 203-365-8522

Email: info@kennedyctr.org

 

Office for Persons with Disabilities:  http://www.bridgeportct.gov/disabilitycommission;http://www.bridgeportct.gov/content/89019/95959/96045.aspx

Provide valuable resources, guidance & help for residents in the City of Bridgeport who have a Disability or their families. Advocate and protect the rights of Persons with Disabilities and their families.
Dennis C. Scinto Jr. - 203-576-7452

752 East Main St.

Bridgeport, Ct. 06608

Email: dennis.scintojr@bridgeportct.gov


DMHAS: http://www.ct.gov/dmhas/site/default.asp

The Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) promotes and administers comprehensive, recovery-oriented services in the areas of mental health treatment and substance abuse prevention and treatment throughout Connecticut.  DMHAS also provides collaborative programs for individuals with special needs, such as persons with HIV/AIDS infection, people in the criminal justice system, those with problem gambling disorders, substance abusing pregnant women, persons with traumatic brain injury or hearing impairment, those with co-occurring substance abuse and mental illness, and special populations transitioning out of the Department of Children and Families. Greater Bridgeport Mental Health Center     Main Phone number - 203-551-7400 at 1635 Central Ave. Bridgeport, Ct. 06610

Mental Health Ct: http://www.mhconn.org/service/bridgeport/

MHC offers homes, including scattered-site supported housing, transitional housing, and supervised apartments, for people with mental health conditions throughout Bridgeport.              Main phone number - 203-365-8444 at 4270 Main St. Bridgeport, Ct. 06606