Organizations We Support
My Place CT
My Place CT is a free resource that helps you live in the place you call home. This site is a good place to start to learn about alternatives to a nursing home by making it easier to find everything from long-term care to services and supports—all in one place. Find out the federal and state programs for which you may qualify. This could include services, support and benefits available in your community.
Allied Community Resources
Allied Community Resources is a community-based provider of both financial management and direct support disability services. ACR’s parent organization, Allied Community Services, Inc., and its subsidiaries annually serve thousands of individuals with developmental, intellectual and physical disabilities along with the elderly.
CT Department of Social Services
Connecticut Department of Social Services administers financial assistance for a variety of needs and determines eligibility.
Money Follows the Person
Money Follows the Person is a Federal demonstrations project dedicated to assuring Connecticut residents access to a full range of high quality, long-term care options that maximize autonomy, choice and dignity.
Funding for Home Accessibility Modifications comes through the following programs:
- Acquired Brain Injury Waiver
- Autism Waiver
- CT Home Care Program for Elders
- Community First Choice
- Personal Care Assistance Waiver
- Mental Health Waiver
Department of Developmental Services Waivers
NEAT: New England Assistive Technology Resource and Education Center
The NEAT Center at Oak Hill is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. They provide people with temporary or permanent disabilities, seniors, families and professionals with access to products, new and used equipment, training and services that enhance the independence and quality of life for people of all ages.
NEAT has a wide variety of adaptive medical equipment, assistive technology services and educational resources, and a fully accessible facility with 12,500 square feet of flexible space that can be rented. Visit www.neatmarketplace.org.
They are located at 120 Holcomb Street, Hartford and 80 Ferry Boulevard, Stratford.
Plan of CT Charitable Trust Grants
Plan of CT is an organization that controls trusts for special needs individuals. They offer a charitable trust grant option for qualified people who need help paying for items like wheelchair ramps.
The ALS Association Connecticut Chapter
Often referred to as “Lou Gehrig’s disease”, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord.
The ALS Association Connecticut Chapter is dedicated to providing patient and family support and increasing public awareness regarding ALS. The Chapter offers a comprehensive array of services for ALS patients, their family members and caregivers. They partner with the only ALSA Certified Center at the ALS/Neuromuscular Center at the Hospital for Special Care, in New Britain, which features a multidisciplinary approach to patient care. The Chapter also hosts support group meetings at several locations throughout CT.