Providing Services for People with Disabilities and Their Families

Easter Seals provides high quality services designed to meet the individual needs of children and adults with disabilities and special needs. Teams of therapists, teachers and other health professionals help each person overcome obstacles to independence and reach his or her personal goals. Easter Seals also includes and supports families as active members of any therapy program.



Easter Seals Rehabilitation Center grants equal access to its programs and services to all citizens. It is the policy of the Center not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, family care status (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law. A representative from the human resource department will function as compliance coordinator. The coordinator is responsible for monitoring compliance under Titles VI and VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act and comparable state statutes. Consumers and employees should bring complaints relating to this policy to the attention of the coordinator, who will investigate and respond.

Scholarship Fund for Individuals with Disabilities

Easter Seals announces scholarships are available to eligible individuals with disabilities who are pursuing a post-secondary degree at an accredited college or university. Eligible candidates residing in greater Waterbury, central, Naugatuck Valley and northwestern Connecticut may request an application by contacting:

Scholarship Committee Chairman,
Easter Seals Rehabilitation Center of Greater Waterbury, Inc.,
22 Tompkins Street, Waterbury, CT  06708

Applications are also available online. Click the link above to print a form.
The Fund does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  The number of annual scholarship awards and their amounts are determined by funding availability. For more information, call Christine Granja at (203)754-5141 ext. 245, or email her at


Child Care: Providing a Learning Environment for Children and Peace of Mind for Parents

Meeting a growing need for high quality child care for young children and their working parents, Easter Seals offers programs for infant, toddler, and preschool age children. See below for ages at various locations. Youngsters of all abilities are welcomed to a unique environment where they can all learn together.
Two locations in Waterbury:

All Kids Child Care, 22 Tompkins Street, (203)-757-7012
Offers a school readiness experience for children age’s 3 to 5 years old who reside in Waterbury.

All Kids Child Care, 128 Avenue of Industry, (203) 591-1814 
Offers child care and a school readiness program for infants, toddlers and preschool age children in a state-of-the-art facility.

Meriden Location:
Easter Seals All Kids Child Care
, 125 Broad Street, (203)-686-1438
Offers school readiness experience for 3 to 5 year old children who reside in Meriden.


Children & Family Services: Working with State Agencies and Families to Provide a Positive Start in Life 
Easter Seals offers a number of early intervention programs to help families deal with special needs of their infants and young children.  Through education, therapy and support, Easter Seals professionals guide family members and make a positive impact early in a child's development. 

Audiology and Hearing Aid Services:  Providing Quality Hearing Care for Adults and Children
The Easter Seals Center for Better Hearing has been providing quality hearing care since 1969, offering complete diagnostic hearing tests, honest and reliable hearing evaluations, and hearing aid fittings and repair. 

Three locations to serve you:

22 Tompkins Street - Waterbury
(203) 754-5141
Heritage Village Professional Building Southbury (203) 262-1851
158 State Street, Meriden (203) 237-1448

Job Training and Employment: Building Skills to Find -- and Keep -- a Great Job
Adults with disabilities looking for meaningful employment find training and placement opportunities through a number of vocational programs offered in partnership with state and local agencies.  Easter Seals staff assess work skills, interests and abilities and identify employment opportunties that meet the needs and goals of the indivdiual.

Industrial and Business Services:  Putting Easter Seals to Work for Your Company
The Industrial and Business Services of Easter Seals offer a wide variety of options for manufacturers and businesses through its Employment Industries Work Center and Janitorial and Building Maintenance Division.
Easter Seals has joined the ServiceMaster janitorial commercial franchise family for the Greater Waterbury area and north to Torrington. Two well known and respected companies combine strengths in promoting opportunities for individuals with disabilites.

Adult Day Programs: Anticipating the Needs of Adults with Disabilities and Older Adults
Extending Easter Seals' medical rehabilitation expertise, Easter Seals adult day services meet daytime needs of adults with disabilities and older adults while promoting their dignity and independence. Easter Seals partners with families to ensure a continuation of their high-standards of care.

Medical Rehabilitation: Promoting Independence and Quality of Life
Medical rehabilitation services provide the first step toward greater independence for people with disabilities.  Access Rehab Center, a partnership of Easter Seals and Waterbury Hospital, offers physical therapy, orthopedic and sports medicine, occupational therapy, speech-hearing therapy and pediatric services, addressing all types of special needs, whether due to a birth condition, injury or illness, or because of functional limitations experienced in aging. 



For Access Rehab Center locations: 



134 Grandview Avenue
Waterbury, CT 06708
Phone: (203) 573-7130
Fax: (203) 573-7234


22 Tompkins Street
Waterbury, CT 06708
Phone (203) 419-0381
Fax: (203) 419-0389


715 Lakewood Rd.
Waterbury, CT 06704
Phone (203) 759-1122
Fax (203) 596-9882


Waterbury Hospital
64 Robbins Street
Waterbury, CT 06721
Phone (203) 573-6041
Fax (203) 573-7659


2154 East Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06705
Phone: (203) 575-0516
Fax: (203) 575-0682




Middlebury / Southbury


1625 Straits Turnpike
Middlebury, CT 06762
Phone: (203) 598-0400
Fax: (203) 598-0852


70-G Bennett Square
Southbury, CT 06488
Phone: (203) 267-4060
Fax: (203) 267-4065

Oxford / Seymour / Naugatuck


84 Oxford Road (Rte 67)
(Oxford / Seymour line)
Oxford, CT 06478
Phone: (203) 881-0830
Fax: (203) 881-0894


305 Church Street, Suite 16
Naugatuck, CT 06770
Phone: (203) 723-4010
Fax: (203) 723-4021



131 Main Street
Thomaston, CT 06787
Phone (860) 283-4700
Fax (860) 283-4707




Contact us to learn more about Easter Seals services.