Connecticut Resources

This page provides federal and state-specific resources on a variety of cancer survivorship topics. If you are looking for financial assistance resources, please visit CancerFinances.org.

Click here for information about laws specific to Connecticut.

 

Employment

Federal Fair Employment Agency
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
800.669.4000
info@eeoc.gov
www.eeoc.gov

Reasonable Accommodations
Job Accommodation Network
800.526.7234
jan@AskJAN.org
www.AskJAN.org

Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
U.S. Department of Labor
Wage & Hour Division
866.487.9243
www.dol.gov/whd

State Fair Employment Agency
Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities
860.541.3400
CHRO.webmaster@ct.gov
www.state.ct.us/chro/index.html

Unemployment Agency
Connecticut Department of Labor
860.263.6000
www.ctdol.state.ct.us/progsupt/unemplt/unemployment.htm

Vocational Rehabilitation
Connecticut Bureau of Rehabilitation
800.537.2549
www.ct.gov/brs/site/default.asp

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Health Insurance

Connecticut Health Insurance Marketplace (a.k.a Exchange)
Access Health CT
855.805.4325
www.ct.gov/hix/site/default.asp

Health Insurance Consumer Assistance Program & External Appeals 
Connecticut Office of the Healthcare Advocate
866.466.4446
healthcare.advocate@ct.gov
www.ct.gov/oha

Connecticut Insurance Department
860.297.3800 or 800.203.3447
www.ct.gov/cid/site/default.asp

COBRA
U.S. Department of Labor
Employee Benefits Security Administration
866.444.3272
www.dol.gov/ebsa

COBRA-Connecticut
Connecticut Department of Insurance
860.297.3800 or 800.203.3447
www.ct.gov/cid/site/default.asp

State Children’s Health Insurance Program
HUSKY Health
877.284.8759
www.huskyhealth.com/hh/site/default.asp

Find Health & Dental Coverage For Your Family
InsureKids.gov
https://www.insurekidsnow.gov/coverage/ct/index.html

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Medicaid Programs

Triage Cancer Guide to Medicaid Expansion

Connecticut Medicaid Program (Title 19)
800.203.1234

www.myplacect.org/

Long-Term Services and Supports

Connecticut Department of Social Services
855.626.6632
www.ct.gov/dss/cwp/view.asp?a=2353&q=490480

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Medicare

Medicare
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
800.MEDICARE (633.4227)
www.medicare.gov

Medicare & You

Medicare Assistance
State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)
Connecticut’s program for Health insurance assistance, Outreach, Information and referral, Counseling, Eligibility Screening (CHOICES)
800-994-9422
http://www.ct.gov/agingservices/cwp/view.asp?q=313032

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