NOTICE: As of Oct 1, 2019, our agency has been renamed the Department of Aging and Disability Services to better reflect our core services (previously the Department of Rehabilitation Services)

About Us

Overview
Welcome to the Department of Aging and Rehabilitation Services. Our programs, policies and practices are designed to:
  • Deliver integrated aging and disability services responsive to the needs of Connecticut citizens;
  • Provide leadership on aging and disability issues statewide;
  • Provide and coordinate aging and disability programs and services in the areas of employment, education, independent living, accessibility and advocacy;
  • Advocate for the rights of Connecticut residents with disabilities and older adults; and
  • Serve as a resource on aging and disability issues at the state level.
Mission
Maximizing opportunities for the independence and well-being of people with disabilities and older adults in Connecticut.
 
Core Values
INTEGRITY: We interact honestly and fairly with all others, adhering to strong ethics, values and principals.
 
RESPECT: We value and recognize others for their unique skills, talents and contributions, and are considerate in all interactions.
 
PROFESSIONALISM: We are mindful of our daily conduct and strive to have the highest work standards with a courteous attitude.
 
OPEN COMMUNICATION: We encourage the sharing of information and knowledge in an accurate, honest and supportive way.