Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19), the commission for People with Disabilities, will not be holding their monthly meetings. If you need immediate assistance, please call and leave a message at (203) 576-7416.
Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic
Provides auditory literature for blind and visually disabled individuals.
209 Orange Street
New Haven, CT 06510
Phone (203) 624-4334
Bureau of Education & Services for the Blind of CT
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
Bureau of Rehabilitation Services of CT
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
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.
Office of Protection and Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities
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.
Disability Rights and Assistance
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.
American with Disabilities Act (ADA)
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.
Connecticut Department of Social 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.
For persons with speech or hearing difficulties 1-855-626-6632
Know How to Go
Provides mobility resources for Seniors, People with Disabilities and Veterans in Southwest Connecticut.
For more information contact: Margaret Mixon, Regional Mobility Manager
Liaison to the Commission