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Saturday, October 12 at Winding Trails in Farmington

With different race options, there is something for everyone. Get in your miles while supporting vital programs and services for veterans and people with disabilities. All abilities welcome. Registration is now open!


Leading the Way to Full Equity, Inclusion, and Access

For over 75 years, Easterseals Capital Region & Eastern Connecticut has provided critical services and powerful advocacy so that people with disabilities and active military and veterans are provided with the resources they need to achieve their full potential in life. With tailored services in education, health, employment, and community, Easterseals is helping people – regardless of age or ability – participate fully in the community and in life. In schools, workplaces and communities, Easterseals is fostering an environment where every one of us is included and valued, respected and accepted in all aspects of society.

Disability is not a Dirty Word

This July, Easterseals Capital Region proudly celebrates Disability Pride Month with a special PSA, "Disability is not a Dirty Word." Disability Pride is about being unapologetically who you are and recognizing the disability community's incredible contributions as problem solvers, creative thinkers, and innovators. Let's celebrate and uplift the disability community together! View the PSA below.

In Memory of Kathy Buck

On April 8, 2024, our Easterseals colleague and friend, Kathy Buck, passed away. A respected professional in serving people with intellectual and developments disabilities, Kathy dedicated nearly 40 years of her life to improving the lives of others. We commemorate a legacy of courage, compassion, and dedication. Despite facing a terminal health diagnosis, Kathy’s spirit was unwavering as she continued to lead the growth of our programs and staff, leaving an indelible mark on everyone who crossed her path. The best tribute we can offer is to carry forward her resilience, positive attitude, and commitment to bettering people’s lives. 

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Easterseals Capital Region & Eastern Connecticut

100 Deerfield Road
Windsor, CT 06095
Phone: 860-270-0600

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Easterseals Capital Region & Eastern Connecticut

Watch this segment where Robin and Dave talk about the important services Easterseals is providing and advocacy work we are doing in our community!
Read more about what's been going on at Easterseals Capital Region & Eastern Connecticut in this month's newsletter.
Easterseals' EnviroShred is a secure document and electronics recycling program providing competitive employment for people with and without disabilities including veterans. Read more about our services and get a quote for your home or business today.
Dan Bracken Ted Talk
Dan Bracken made Easterseals Capital Region & Eastern CT history as a TEDx Hartford speaker. Dan challenged us all to reconsider our perception of limitations and pushed us to evolve past social constructs and labels.

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Career Development Services

Easterseals believes everyone who wants to work should have the opportunity to do so in a meaningful way. Our Career Development Services team helps individuals build their skills, continue their education, find meaningful employment, and provides support throughout the employment process to both employees and employers.

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EnviroShred Shredding

EnviroShred, a social enterprise of Easterseals and an NAID-certified business, is a safe, secure, and environmentally responsible means of destroying confidential information. EnviroShred provides pick-up services, drop-off services, document purging, and electronics recycling.

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Veterans Rally Point Services: Active Military, National Guard, Reserve, Veterans, and Families

For many of the brave men and women servicemembers who have served our country, the journey home is complicated and challenging. Whether you're recovering from physical and/or psychological injuries or trying to navigate the civilian world to gain meaningful employment, Easterseals walks with veterans and servicemembers on their journey every step of the way.

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