Disability Services


Description: Vocational rehabilitation assists people with significant physical or mental disabilities prepare for, find, or maintain employment. ELIGIBILITY: Consumers as young as 14 with parents’ approval with significant disabilities who require vocational rehabilitation services to succeed in employment; individuals who are blind or visually impairs apply for services at the Board of Education and Services for the Blind FEE: Most services are free; however, clients may be asked to contribute to the cost of services delivered based on their employment plan. APPLICATION: Apply at local BRS office

Time: M-F: 8:30am-4:30pm

Place: Shaw’s Cove Six, New London. CT 06320

Contact: (860) 439-7686/ web: www.brs.state.ct.us 



Description: Community Choices is the Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC)for Easter Connecticut. The Center provides information for older adults and people with disabilities who are seeking long-term support services, benefits eligibility screening and employment assistance. Services include information counseling, short-term case management, help planning for future long-term supports and assistance applying for benefits.

Place: 19 Ohio Avenue, Norwich, CT 06360

Contact: (860) 887-3561/ (800) 994-9422/ (800) 690-6998

Email: info@seniorresourcesec.org/ web: www.seniorresourcesec.org



Description: RAP and Section 8 programs provide rental subsidies for disables adults ages 18-61. Subsidies are provided for housing in Bozrah, Brooklyn, Canterbury, Chaplin, Colchester, East Lyme, Franklin, Griswold, Groton, Hampton, Killingly, Lebanon, Ledyard, Lisbon, Montville, New London, North Stonington, Norwich, Plainfield, Pomfret, Preston, Putnam, Salem, Scotland, Sprague, Sterling, Stonington, Thompson, Voluntown, Waterford and Woodstrock. ELIGIBILITY: Income/asset restrictions adults with disabilities age 18+ APPLICATION: RAP and Section 8 subsidized rent programs are administered for DSS by John D’Amelia and Associates in Waterbury. D’Amelia subcontracts with TVCCA to administer the program in New London County. NOTE: Waiting list may be full, call for information.

Time: M-F: 8am-4pm

Place: 401 West Tham