When You Need Help

The Medicaid Reference Desk



What is 2-1-1

2-1-1 is Connecticut’s free information and referral service. Simply by dialing 2-1-1, a toll-free number throughout Connecticut, callers can reach knowledgeable, multilingual staff and get information, referrals or seek help in a crisis. 2-1-1 operates 24 hours a day, every day of the year. TDD access is available. (more info)

2-1-1 is supported by the State of Connecticut and Connecticut United Ways.

P & A Office of Protection and Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities
For suspected abuse and neglect Call:1-860-297-4300
State of Connecticut DDS State of Connecticut
State of Connecticut DDS

104 South Turnpike Road, Wallingford, CT 06492
203-294-5049 or toll free 1-888-263-4445

or locally at

401 West Thames Streeet, Norwich, CT

Information for Siblings

The role of sibling to a person with an intellectual and developmental disability (I/DD) is as complex as it is inspiring. Many of us at The Arc know firsthand what it is like to grow up with a family member with I/DD. We understand and share the vision you have for a healthy and full life for your sibling.