Our Mission Statement

Easterseals is leading the way to full equity, inclusion, and access through life-changing disability and community services.  Easterseals of Greater Waterbury has worked tirelessly with our stakeholders in the community to enhance quality of life and expand local access to healthcare, education, and employment opportunities. We are committed to see that everyone is valued, respected, and accepted. Together, we’re empowering people with all abilities and their families to be full and equal participants in their communities.

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Give Back at Stop & Shop

We are so excited to share that we have been selected to be part of the Stop & Shop Community Bag Program. Each time a $2.50 reusable Community Bag is purchased at any Stop & Shop, a portion will be donated to us!

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Easterseals Serving Greater Waterbury, Central and Northwest Connecticut

22 Tompkins Street
Waterbury, CT 06708
Phone: 203.754.5141

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Join us for Easterseals 2022 Annual Golf Classic in memory of Barry S, Lerman

Join us on September 13, 2022 for the Easterseals annual golf tournament. This year we will honor long-time dedicated, past board chairman for Easterseals of Greater Waterbury
who passed away unexpectedly in February of this year. Click on the link above to get your tickets or If you would like more info, please send an email to Liz Szymanoski at

We needed a new recumbent bike and a traction table in order to advance the quality and effectiveness of the PT that we provide to our patients. Special thank you to the Napier Foundation and the Cuno Foundation for the grant funding for these much needed pieces of equipment!
Driver Assessment Program
Please watch this video as our Driver Assessment Program Supervisor Raechaell Corbett, explains our one of a kind program that allows people to gain driving independence. If you have any questions or need to make an appointment call Raechaell at 203-237-7835
Our spring newsletter has arrived! Click the link above to learn more about generous and respected community leader, Henry Long and much more! If you would like to be on our mailing list, please contact Liz Szymanoski at
Children's book author Chase Taylor, visited us to read his book "The Letter Critters". Chase, who is on the Autism spectrum, struggles with being social but is willing to share his letter characters to teach children the alphabet and challenging words!

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Success Stories

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Curtis Packaging

Companies like Curtis Packaging are providing a safe, welcoming and inclusive environment for the individuals we serve to do meaningful work.

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Lions Low Vision Program

Through a partnership with The Lions Club, Easterseals is now offering a new program to help individuals diagnosed with low vision.


Grace H, from Newton CT, is a bubbly, kind, intelligent girl who has been attending the Easterseals Center for Better Hearing for 7 years.

Programs and Services

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Hearing healthcare you can trust

The Easterseals Center for Better Hearing provides: *Diagnostic hearing evaluation for all ages *High quality, state of the art hearing aids for every budget *Flexible payment options *Factory direct, fresh batteries *Assistive listening technology *Custom hearing protection, musician’s and swimming earmolds

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Providing Quality Education for all Children

Children's Academy provides an inclusive, high quality early care and education that promotes a child's social, emotional, physical and cognitive growth. We offer a full day, year-round program, parental support and a School Readiness program to prepare children for Kindergarten success. Children's Academy is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).

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Breaking Down Barriers to Employment

Employment and training services for people with disabilities break down barriers and clear pathways to steady and meaningful careers. Discover our employment services today!

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