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Aging and Disability Services

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 40 people are interested

If you have 2-4 hours per month to visit a homebound or sheltered neighbor you can be a First Class, Top Notch, Blue Ribbon, Certified HERO! No cape, talking car, spider goo or high tech gadgets needed.

You don't need to travel to the latest natural disaster or remote regions of the globe to make a difference in the world, or to do the right thing. There are plenty of opportunities right here at home. If you are willing to have a conversation, go out for coffee, play bingo, sort mail, watch televisison or read the paper this opportunity is right around the corner and is perfect for you. It's as easy as 1.2.3..

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About Aging and Disability Services

Location:

184 Windsor Avenue, Volunteer Positions in Most CT Towns, Windsor, CT 06095, US

Mission Statement

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.

Description

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

Welcome to the Department of Aging and Disability 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.

The Bureau of Education and Services for the Blind enables 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.
Advocacy & Human Rights
Health & Medicine
People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Middletown, Manchester, East Hartford,Southington, Cheshire, BristolNew Britain, Hartford, Your NeighborhoodBristol, CT 06010

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

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

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