Connecticut Resources

General Resources

Health Resources

  • CHOICES (800-994-9422 toll-free | 860-424-5055 main number)
    • Connecticut’s program for Health insurance assistance, Outreach, Information and referral, Counseling, Eligibility Screening (CHOICES) helps older adults and people with disabilities understand their Medicare coverage and health care options.
  • Access Health CT (AHCT) (855-805-4325 toll-free)
    • AHCT is the state’s official health- insurance marketplace to enroll in quality health care plans and see  if you qualify for financial help to lower your costs.
  • Office of the Healthcare Advocate (OHA) (866-466-4446 toll-free)
    • The OHA helps consumers in making informed decisions when selecting a health plan; assists consumers to resolve problems with their health insurance plans; tracks trends of issues/problems; and advocates with industry, the public and other stakeholders.

Home- and Community-Based Resources

  • Connecticut Home Care Program for Elders (CHCPE) (800-445-5394 toll-free)
    • CHCPE provides medical and non- medical support services for people 65 and over to help with basic daily living activities in order to avoid institutionalization. Services include visiting nurses, companions, home health aides, chore assistance, respite and adult day care, home delivered meals, transportation, emergency response systems, and other services necessary to support independent living.
  • Connecticut Community Care (CCC) (866-845-2224 toll-free)
    • CCC works with individuals and family members to identify choices and provides services to help people of all ages, abilities and incomes to live at home, safely and independently.
  • Money Follows the Person Program (MFP) (888-992-8637 toll-free)
    • MFP is a Medicaid program that helps move people from institutional settings, like nursing homes, back to home- and community-based settings. Connecticut’s Department of Social Services has transition services to assist people based on their individual needs.

Transportation Resources

  • Connecticut ADA Paratransit (203-365-8522 ext. 2061)
    • ADA Paratransit offers advanced reservation transport services for persons with disabilities who are unable to use public bus systems due to their disability.

Specific Audience Resources

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