CONNECTICUT FAIR HOUSING CENTER
Description: Concentrates on changing illegal discriminatory housing practices with a particular emphasis on those illegal practices which affect low-income households. Also provides foreclosure prevention assistance for homeowners and tenants.
Contact: Phone: 860-247-4400 / 866-247-4401 Fax: 860-247-4236
CONNECTICUT BOARD OF PARDONS AND PAROLES
What is a Commutation? A Commutation is the change of your current sentence – whether incarcerated or on supervision – to a lesser term. Please note, you may not apply for a Commutation unless all judicial remedies have been exhausted (i.e., sentence modification, habeas, application for early parole or probation discharge).
Who May Apply?
If you are currently serving a sentence or are under supervision as follows: ∙ sentence of 8 or more years—eligible after 4 years ∙ sentence of less than 8 years—eligible after 50%
How Do I Apply?
If you or someone you know is incarcerated, applications and instructions can be obtained from the Correctional Facility where you/the individual is housed. Applications and instructions are also available on the agency’s website at www.ct.gov/ bopp or by calling (203) 805-6643. The Board currently holds two (2) Commutation hearings per year.
Description: The court in which to file a formal complaint regarding your landlord. If you have been served with a “notice to quit,” this is the court that handles all evictions.
Place: 50 Field St. Torrington, CT 06790
CT LEGAL RIGHT PROJECT
Description: Connecticut Legal Rights Project, Inc., (CLRP) is a statewide non-profit agency which provides legal services to low income individuals with mental health conditions, who reside in hospitals or the community, on matters related to their treatment, recovery, and civil rights. CLRP represents clients in accordance with their expressed preferences in administrative, judicial, and legislative venues to enforce their legal rights and assure that personal choices are respected and individual self-determination is protected. CLRP develops and supports initiatives to promote full community integration which maximizes opportunities for independence and self-sufficiency.
Contact: Phone: 860-496-9018