Our Purpose & Mission

To lead the way to 100% equity, inclusion, and access for people with disabilities, families and communities by enriching education, enhancing health, expanding employment, and elevating community. Click to learn more about our HistoryManagementBoard of DirectorsLocationsPartners, and Financials.

Easterseals provides innovative strategies and supportive 1:1 customized service models, tailored specifically to the individual’s needs. Click here for a printable two-page summary of our organization and the supports we provide.

Our Programs

Easterseals Capital Region & Eastern CT serves all ages and stages in the community with our disability and veterans programs including:

Career Development Services - Easterseals Capital Region & Eastern CT believes everyone who wants to work should have the opportunity to do so in a meaningful way. Our award-winning 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. 

Adult Day Support Services - Our Adult Day Support Services provide engaging community-based recreational and vocational activities for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in a safe and welcoming environment.  

Medical Rehabilitation & Behavioral Services - Easterseals is here to help our patients gain as much independence as possible in their daily lives. Our team of experienced providers specialize in treating adults and children with various physical, emotional, behavioral, and cognitive needs. We work together as an interdisciplinary team, customizing our treatment plans for each patient and their family, while our sessions are delivered individually to promote the best possible outcomes.

Autism Services – Our neuropsychologists are experts in carefully assessing and diagnosing children with autism and other developmental concerns. We provide parents and educators with useful information, tools, and strategies. We are also a provider of the PEERS social skills curriculum for young adults with autism and related diagnoses.

Dementia Services - Our Dementia Services are designed to aid in the evaluation and diagnosis of dementia, document possible changes in functioning, assist in developing a treatment plan, and provide resources to individuals, families, and caregivers.

EnviroClean Cleaning Services - This janitorial social enterprise directly employs individuals with disabilities and fulfills their goals of independence, self-sufficiency, and community integration.

EnviroShred Secure Document Destruction - EnviroShred operates a secure document destruction, e-recycling, and hard drive destruction business that both offers employment opportunities and supports our mission and career services programs.

Veterans Rally Point Military Services – Easterseals Veterans Rally Point is a unique center of excellence for our military service members and their families. Bringing together health and wellness, employment services, behavioral health, case management, veterans service officers, peer support and many other services, VRP staff bring their own lived experience to working with veterans, active duty military, guard, reservists, and families.