Office of Protection and Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities (OPA)


60B Weston Street
Hartford, CT 06120-1551


P&A is an independent State agency created to safeguard and advance the civil and human rights of people with disabilities in Connecticut.  Part of a nationwide network of protection and advocacy systems, the Office operates under both State and federal legislative mandates to:  provide information, referral, and advocacy services; pursue legal and administrative remedies on behalf of people with disabilities who experience disability-related discrimination; investigate allegations of abuse and neglect that arise in specific service settings or that affect individuals

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