A national non-partisan education and advocacy organization that identifies and promotes policy and advocacy solutions to ensure that elders and people with disabilities have access to Medicare and quality health care.
Formerly known as the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA). Federal agency responsible for administering the Medicare, Medicaid, SCHIP (State Children's Health Insurance), HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act), CLIA (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments), and several other health-related programs.
Educates the nation about the needs of children and encourages preventive investment before they get sick or into trouble, drop out of school, or suffer family breakdown.
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.
CitizenshipWorks provides easy-to-use online tools to help low and moderate-income individuals to answer important questions about their eligibility for naturalization, to better understand the naturalization process, and to prepare for the naturalization tests.
The Prison Reentry Initiative works with community partners, state agencies and other reentry stakeholders to support the reintegration of formerly incarcerated residents into the New Haven community.
Information Center for the Office of Community Planning and Development (CPD) at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The Center serves CPD, its clients and customers and all those with a common interest in safe, decent, affordable housing, and those interested in creating community and economic development opportunities at the local level.
The Connecticut Association for Children and Adults with Learning Disabilities is a regional, non-profit organization that supports individuals, families, and professionals by providing information, education, and consultation while promoting public awareness and understanding. CACLD's goal is to ensure access to the resources needed to help children and adults with learning disabilities and attention deficit disorders achieve their full potential.
Connecticut's five Area Agencies on Aging are private non-profit corporations established to provide leadership and resources to meet the needs of the rapidly growing elderly population.
They research and evaluate elderly issues, and offer community education to senior adults, caregivers, students and the community at large. AAAs administer programs and services and serve as an advocate for older individuals.
The Attorney General represents the interests of the people of the State of Connecticut in all civil legal matters involving the state to protect the public interest, and to serve as legal counsel to all state agencies.
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).