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.
The commission for people with disabilities shall have as its primary purpose to advise the mayor and the director of health and social services. It may request studies from the department of health and social services and other appropriate agencies and information regarding the needs of the individuals with disabilities in the community in relation to: housing, employment, transportation, economics, health, recreation, and other relevant matters. Additionally, the commission make recommendations to the mayor and city administrators, commissions, boards and departments.
All recommendations made by the commission will be forwarded to the mayor and department of health and social services. It may request an analysis of the ongoing services provided by the community, both by public and private agencies, and make appropriate recommendations on the basis of those results.
The commission for people with disabilities may review the city's proposed budget and other resource allocations which may impact upon services to people with disabilities and make appropriate recommendations.
Liaison to the Commission