Find what you need to live the life you want. is a free web-based resource from the State of Connecticut that helps you live life independently. Bringing together the information you need to live how and where you choose.

What can we help you find?

Services & Support

Get info about in-home care,  home modifications, groceries, transportation, and more.

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HUSKY Health & Medicaid

Learn about HUSKY Health and Medicaid, what you qualify for, and what is covered.

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Independent housing, supportive housing, community living, and emergency housing programs.

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How to Use is a website that helps people learn about their options and find long-term services and supports best suited to their own needs and goals. You can type what you are looking for into the search box to find helpful information on this site. There is also an option below to chat live with a United Way 211 agent. 

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The Possibilities with Social Security Disability Benefits

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