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Aging and Disability Services

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Volunteer Your Way to a Great Day!
Help a person who is legally blind to manage their paper, mail and official documents. You will be a help and you can make a new friend too!

On May 16, 1981 - "Bette Davis Eyes" by Kim Carnes hit #1 and stayed there for the next 9 weeks! I can't promise you Bette Davis Eyes but I can tell you that a wonderful new friend is waiting to mee you!

Did you know that BESB volunteers have averaged 370 hours per month from January to April 2013 .. WOW!

How are they spending that time... going to art shows and museums, (lots of legally blind folks still maintain usable vision-so yes, art, theatre and museums are on the table). Others are taking dance lessons in preparation for a 'dancing with the stars' type fundraiser, some are going for guided walks, having coffee, visiting the Meriden Daffodil Festival, making websites, Goin' Fishin' at the Visually Impaired Persons Fishing Tournament, shopping for shoes, new dresses or groceries.

Really, it doesn't matter what the activity is, what is important is that they are reaching out to a neighbor, doing some good and making a new friend. A BIG BESB thank you to them all.

Let's Get YOU Started!

If you are not a part of this magic, there is time right now to get it done in less than 10 minutes. Fill out the attached application today - a fully complete application can have you started within 10 days or less.

Still not convinced... call me at 860-602-4129 and we can chat about it. Your new friend is waiting for you!

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About Aging and Disability Services


185 Windsor Avenue, Windsor, CT 06095, US

Mission Statement

BESB's mission is to enable its clients to become more self-sufficient and to maximize their participation in the community, at school and in employment settings. It is important to note that most people who are legally blind retain a significant degree of practical vision. Bureau of Education and Services for the Blind A Department of Rehabilitation Services Bureau LIVE. LEARN. WORK


Aging and Disability Services: Bureau of Education and Services for the Blind

Our programs, policies and practices are designed to promote employment, independence, equal access and self-sufficiency for people with disabilities. We strive to be a resource for information and technical assistance for other stakeholders in Connecticut as well.


We'll work with your schedule.


Hartford, New Haven, Bridgeport, MiddletownWest Haven, New London, Vernon,Milford, CT 06461




  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible

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