Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19), the office of Persons with Disabilities are open, but closed on a limited basis, to the public until further notice. If you need assistance, please contact us at (203) 576-7416.
Provides auditory literature for blind and visually disabled individuals.
209 Orange Street
New Haven, CT 06510
Phone: (203) 624-4334
Provides educational and rehabilitative services to all people who are legally blind or deaf-blind and children who are visually impaired at no cost to their clients or their families.
184 Windsor Ave.
Windsor, CT 06095
Phone: (860) 602-4000
Our mission is to create opportunities that enable individuals with significant disabilities to work competitively and live independently, so that consumers and their families may make informed choices about the rehabilitation process and employment options.
25 Sigourney St, 11th Floor
Hartford, CT 06106
Phone: (860) 424-4844
Social Security pays disability benefits to you and certain members of your family if you have worked long enough and have a medical condition that has prevented you from working or is expected to prevent you from working for at least 12 months or end in death.
Welcome to the internet site of the Office of Protection and Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities (better known as OPA or simply "P&A"). P&A is an independent State agency created to safeguard and advance the civil and human rights of people with disabilities in Connecticut.
Phone: (860) 297-4300
Are you disabled and working, or unable to work? Are you worried about the kinds of health care you will receive when you’re unable to make decisions for yourself? This website has information about that and more.
The ADA is one of America's most comprehensive pieces of civil rights legislation that prohibits discrimination and guarantees that people with disabilities have the same opportunities as everyone else to participate in the mainstream of American life -- to enjoy employment opportunities, to purchase goods and services, and to participate in State and local government programs and services.
The Department of Social Services (DSS) administers and delivers a wide variety of services to children, families, adults, people with disabilities and the elderly, including health care coverage, child care, child support, long-term care and supports, energy assistance, food and nutrition aid, and program grants.
Phone: 1-800-842-4524 for persons with speech or hearing difficulties or 1-855-626-6632
Provides mobility resources for Seniors, People with Disabilities and Veterans in Southwest Connecticut.
Margaret Mixon, Regional Mobility Manager
Phone: (203) 365-8522
Lisa Michelle Morrissey, MPH
Director of Health & Social Services
999 Broad Street
Bridgeport, CT 06604