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Connecticut Resources for the Bolind and Visually Impaired


Agencies at a Glance


Government

  • Department of Aging and Disability Services
  • Bureau of Educational Services for the Blind

Library Services

  • Connecticut State Library

Nonprofit and Private Organizations

  • Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation
  • Lions Low Vision Center of Eastern CT
  • National Federation of the Blind CT Affiliate
  • New England Low Vision and Blindness

Schools and Vocational Training

  • Department of Education Services




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Government Agencies


CT Department of Aging and Disability Services

Central Office:

55Farmington Avenue, 12th floor
Hartford, CT 06105
Main (860) 424-5055 
TTY: (861) 247-0775

Bureau of Education and Services for the Blind 

184 Windsor Avenue
Windsor, Connecticut 06095 
860-602-4000

Bureau of Rehabilitation Services

Bridgeport
1057 Broad Street
Bridgeport, CT 06604
203-683-0500

Danbury
342 Main Street
Danbury, CT 06810
203-702-0152

Danielson
562 Westcott Road
Danielson, CT 06239
860-455-1617

East Hartford
893 Main Street
East Hartford, CT 06108
959-200-4400

Hartford (Windsor)
184 Windsor Avenue
Windsor, CT 06095
860-697-3550

Manchester
699 East Middle Turnpike
Manchester, CT 06040
860-647-5960

Middletown
442 Smith Street
Middletown, CT 06457
860-740-1080

New Britain
30 Christian Lane
New Britain, CT 06051
860-612-3569

New Haven
370 James Street, Suite 306
New Haven, CT 06513
203-974-3000

Stamford
1642 Bedford Street
Stamford, CT 06905
203-653-1939 

Torrington
30 Peck Road
Building 1, Unit 1102
Torrington, CT 06790
860-294-0013

Uncasville
601 Norwich New London Turnpike
Suite 1
Uncasville, CT 06382
860-848-5950

Waterbury
249 Thomaston Avenue
Waterbury, CT 06702
203-578-4550

Willimantic
1320 Main Street
Willimantic, CT 06226
860-455-1606

https://portal.ct.gov/AgingandDisability


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Library and Media Services


Connecticut State Library 

Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

786 South Main St., 
Middletown, CT 06457
(860) 455-1617
(800) 842-4516

https://ctstatelibrary.org/lbph/


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Nonprofit and Private organizations


Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation

27 Cannon Road

Wilton, CT 06897
(203) 529-8201

https://fidelco.org/


Lions Low Vision Center of Eastern Connecticut


1-(866) 319-9733

http://lionslowvisionctr.org/

National Federation of the Blind
Connecticut Affiliate

111 Sheldon Road, Unit 420
Manchester, CT 06045
NFB of CT: 860-289-1971
Phone: 860-212-5549

https://www.nfbct.org

New England Low Vision and Blindness

Assistive Technology Showroom

615 West Johnson Avenue, Suite 202
Cheshire, CT 06410
860-455-1617

https://nelowvision.com/


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Schools and Vocational Training


CT Education Services 

Bureau of Education and Services for the Blind 

184 Windsor Avenue
Windsor, Connecticut 06095 
860-602-4000

https://portal.ct.gov/AgingandDisability/Content-Pages/Bureaus/Bureau-of-Education-and-Services-for-the-Blind

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