Department of Aging and Disability Services (ADS) field offices are closed to the public as of March 18, 2020 as a protective measure for the safety of our staff and the public. Staff are working and the agency continues to provide needed core services. In the interest of the health and safety of our staff and those we serve, we may not be able to provide certain services that do not allow for appropriate social distancing at this time. For more information on available services, please use this website or call toll-free 800-537-2549.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How do I contact the Department of Aging and Disability Services?
A: Main number: (860) 424-5055
Fax: (860) 424-4850
Q: How do I find office locations?
A: Please follow this link for information on office locations. 
Q: How do I apply for services?
A: Please follow this link to find information on applying for programs, or call our general number at (860) 424-5055
Q: I'm interested in working for Aging and Disability Services. Are there any job opportunities?
A: To  find current job openings of interest in all state agencies please visit the new State of Connecticut Executive Branch Online Employment Center.
Q: Are there any volunteer opportunities with Aging and Disability Services?
A: We do have programs that accept volunteers. Please follow this link for more information.
Q. How do I register as a Sign Language Interpreter in the state of Connecticut?
A: All Sign Language, Oral and Cued Speech Interpreters must be registered annually in the State of Connecticut. Fill out the following and follow instructions on the form - Interpreter Registration Form.
Q: How can I see who is a registered as a Sign Language Interpreter in Connecticut?
A: As per Public Act 98-251, the department maintains the Interpreter Registration Form, which is updated regularly.  (Please note, the department does not provide interpreting services. Please contact 2-1-1 ( and ask/search for Sign Language Interpreters.