This document provides information for parents, guardians and other family members about laws, regulations, and policies affecting special education programs and services. These protections, rights and opportunities will best help students with disabilities reach their full potential when parents, families and schools work collaboratively.
By: Connecticut State Department of Education, Bureau of Special Education
This web site from the FTC gives you tips and information to avoid common scams against immigrants.
This online service, created by The National Council on Aging and other partners, screens for federal, state and some local private and public benefits for older adults (ages 55 and over). BenefitsCheckUp also provides a detailed description of the programs, local contacts for additional information, and materials to help successfully apply for each program.
Here is a guide produced by the Connecticut Department of Education to help parents and guardians get answers to their questions about bullying.
Mission is to promote and protect the legal rights and interests of poor children who are dependent upon the judicial, child welfare, health and mental health, education, and juvenile justice systems for their care.
Provides indigent children with experienced lawyers who give them a voice in family court. Also provides information in legal matters involving children and advocates in support of legislative policies that advance the well being and best interest of children.
The Connecticut Commission on Aging is a non-partisan state agency of the CT General Assembly.
They are committed to promoting policies that enhance the lives of the present and future generations of older adults.
The CT Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities is the lead state agency on eliminating discrimination through civil and human rights enforcement.
Working together with families and communities to improve child safety, ensure that more children have permanent families, and advance the overall well-being of children is the central focus of the Department of Children and Families (DCF).
The administrative arm of the Connecticut State Board of Education.
Mission is to protect and promote the interests of Connecticut workers.
Promotes and administers comprehensive, recovery-oriented services in the areas of mental health treatment and substance abuse prevention and treatment throughout Connecticut.
Regulates the rates and services of Connecticut's utility companies and protects consumers from unfair business practices.
Provides care for veterans and their dependents.