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Connect-Ability Staffing

The Bureau of Rehabilitation Services (BRS) Connect-Ability Staffing is designed to connect businesses with qualified job seekers.  BRS Employment Consultants are strategically located across the state and can review the needs of businesses, offer qualified candidates and assist in developing training plans before the new trainee/employee starts working. 


Employment Consultants
Employment Consultants are available to assist with any questions, provide technical assistance and facilitate any follow-up services that may be needed.  For more information, please contact the Employment Consultant in your region:


Windsor / East Hartford
Thomas J. LoVoi

Phone: (860) 697-3531 or (860) 310-7264 (c)

email: Thomas.Lavoi@ct.go

 New  Britain/Hartford

Zahra Jolly
Phone: (860) 538-0491 ,(860) 612-3581 or (860) 538-0491 (c)

New Haven

Sanjiv Chaturvedi
Phone: (203) 974-3004  


Laura Reed
Phone: (860) 848-5967 or (860) 929-2110 (c)


Alexa Soberal
Phone: (203) 683--0653 or (860) 819-4147 (c)


Lauren McAulay
Phone: (203) 702-1141 or (860) 549-7820 (c)



Middletown/New Haven

Ronald Thomas
Phone: (860) 740-1085

Bureau of Education and Services for the Blind

Jonathan Richmond
Phone: (860) 602-4031


Training Projects Coordinator

The Projects Coordinator is available statewide to assist businesses with training current staff in Disability Inclusion practices. The Projects Coordinator will also assist in the creation of workforce development programs to diversify a business’s talent pipeline. For more information, please contact:

Carly Duffy
Phone: (203) 683-4390

Employer Resources:

Employer Opportunities

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On-the-Job Training (OJT)

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