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ADA Home Page
ADA provides information and technical assistance on the “Americans with Disabilities Act.”  A Guide to Disability Rights Laws and many other ADA publications included.

 

Administration on Aging
Division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, with resources for seniors and their caregivers on a wide variety of aging-related topics. 

 

Aging Services:  State of Connecticut 
Focus is on food, shelter, health care, and the ability to live with dignity.  Information on food stamps, food banks and senior protective services.

 

Connecticut Department of Administrative Services 
Information on local subsidized housing (Section 8). Provides email notices on Section 8 availability in various Connecticut cities and towns.

 

Connecticut Department of Revenue Services 
Tax tips for Connecticut senior citizens, with a Taxpayer Service Center and current filing season help page.

 

Connecticut Department of Transportation  
Transportation information

 

Connecticut Disability Advocacy Collaborative 
Disability advocacy organizations.

 

CT Home Care Program for Disabled Adults
Offers a variety of supportive services to individuals from age 18 – 64, who are experiencing degenerative neurological conditions and are ineligible for other programs.  860-424-4904 locally in the Hartford area or toll free 1-800-445-5394

 

Connecticut Office of Protection and Advocacy 
An independent state agency created to safeguard and advance the civil and human rights of people with disabilities in Connecticut.