Our Mission Statement

For over 60 years, Easterseals has been a dedicated resource for people and families facing disability. We honor this legacy and embrace our future with a renewed commitment to enhance possibilities for people of all ages and abilities. We’re fostering and advocating for environments where everyone is included and valued, making a real and positive impact on people’s lives every day. Our high quality programs and services provided throughout Greater Waterbury, Central and Northwest CT communities, include school readiness education, early intervention, rehabilitation services, vocational services, behavior therapy and audiology services. Each year we assist thousands of individuals to reach their potential and to live learn, work and play in their communities.

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Cones for Kids is back!

Halloween will be here before you know it! This year,we’ve got some good treats thanks to our partners at Friendlys through their “Cones for Kids” campaign to benefit Easterseals. Available from September 20th through October 31st, donate $2 to Easterseals and receive a sheet of shareable Halloween treat cards valid for five free kids’ cones, plus a $5 coupon towards a $25 meal.

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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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Cones for kids is back!

We are excited to announce the return of Friendly’s ‘Cones for Kids’ campaign to benefit Easterseals of Greater Waterbury! Just in time for Halloween, enjoy delicious ice cream and spooky treats while also supporting Friendly’s goal to raise $500,000 in support of our programs! Visit a Friendly’s near you and make $2 donation to Easterseals. You will receive a sheet of shareable Halloween treat cards valid for five free kids’ cones, plus a $5 off $25 coupon. Coupons are valid from November 1 to November 30 and can be redeemed at any Friendly’s Restaurant.

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Thank you to all of our gracious donors, sponsors, volunteers and staff that made this year's golf tournament a success! Congratulations to the winners of this year's tournament, Brian Ackley, Kevin Aucoin, John Ackley and Brian Westermeyer with a combined team score of -19!
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Easterseals is hiring! There are many great opportunities to gain meaningful employment at a highly regarded non-profit organization. Click on the link above to see if you're a match!
Hundreds of community nonprofits in CT have joined forces to present a united front before the legislature, state and federal agencies, the public and the media. Help us to let our legislators know that non-profits are a vital part of the community and we need increased funding!
This year has been full of surprises for sure. Nonetheless, Easterseals continued to provide services for our community. Please review our annual report to read about our successes!

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Success Stories

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

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

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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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