BASED SERVICES FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
The State of Connecticut's
Department of Social Services and Department of
Developmental Services manage the Community
Based Services program which provides
assessment, coordination and payment for
services for people who have physical or
developmental disabilities and who need
supportive services to live independently in the
community. The program can pay for non-medical
services such as adult day care, chore
assistance, home-delivered meals, companion,
homemaker and personal emergency response
systems. This program has income and asset
The DDS program is for people with
physical or mental disabilities who are any age.
The DSS program is for ages 18-64.
HOW TO APPLY:
People with mental disabilities
contact DDS Central Intake for services. Other
adults with disabilitities apply at regional DSS
offices and suboffices.
There is usually a waiting list
for this program.
TO FIND APPLICATION SITES IN
CONNECTICUT'S COMMUNITY RESOURCES DATABASE:SE
Search by program name: Community
SOURCE: Connecticut Department
of Social Services; Connecticut Department of
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CONTENT LAST REVIEWED: May2013