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Are you or someone you know living with a disability? If so, you don't have to go through it alone. There are plenty of resources and services available to help you or your loved one maintain a high quality of life. To make things easier, we've compiled a comprehensive list of support services and programs available in the Greater Bridgeport area. From supportive housing to employment programs, you can find what you need. Take the first step today and explore all the resources available to you.

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Access Independence 

A non-profit that provides cross-disability services to individuals. Access Independence strives to improve quality of life through advocacy, education, and empowerment.


300 Long Beach Blvd., Suite #1

Stratford, CT 06615

Phone: 203-378-6977

Bureau of Rehabilitation Services (BRS)

A division of the Department of Aging and Disability Services, which works to support those with physical and/or mental disabilities. BRS is dedicated to providing the opportunity to gain employment by offering guidance and assistance in job preparation, finding, and keeping or advancing in a job. 


Bridgeport Office: 

1057 Broad St 

Bridgeport, CT 06604      Phone: 203-683-0500

DaVita Kidney Care

Provides treatment and education throughout the country for people with Kidney disease.


Bridgeport Office:

900 Madison Ave, Floor 1

Bridgeport, CT 06606

Phone: 800-424-6589

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, and more. 


Main Office: 410 Capitol Ave PO Box 341431

Hartford, CT 06134

Phone: 860-418-7000

Local BranchGreater Bridgeport Community Mental Health Center (GBCMHC) 

1635 Central Ave

Bridgeport, CT 06610

Phone: 203-551-7400

Hartford HealthCare Special Needs Services

Provider of education and therapeutic programs for children and adults with multiple developmental disabilities and special health care needs.


95 Merritt Blvd.

Trumbull, CT 06611

Phone: 203-375-6400

Mental Health Connecticut 

Provides residential services such as including scattered-site supported housing, transitional housing, and supervised apartments, for people with mental health conditions throughout Bridgeport as well as mental health waiver programs and mental health concierge throughout Connecticut.     


Bridgeport Office: 

4920 Main St., Suite 301

Bridgeport, CT 06606

Phone: 203-365-8444

Southwestern CT Agency on Aging (SWCAA)

Committed to helping the community maintain a quality lifestyle. SWCAA offers support, advocacy, and guidance to empower you or your loved one to stay and participate in the community, no matter the age. 


1000 Lafayette Blvd., 9th Floor

Bridgeport, CT 06604

Phone: 203-333-9288


The Child & Family Guidance Center

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


180 Fairfield Ave

Bridgeport, CT 06604

Phone: 203-394-6529

The Kennedy Center

Provides support services and created business enterprises that demonstrate the value people with disabilities bring by leading, advocating, and innovating. The Kennedy Center empowers and employs because collective abilities are limitless. 


2440 Reservoir Ave

Trumbull, CT 06611

Phone: 203-365-8522