State Resources

NFB Training Centers

The National Federation of the Blind is proudly affiliated with the country’s leading training centers for the blind, which offer a variety of programs for all ages that help build blindness skills and encourage independence. For contact information, please visit

Additional Resources

General Connecticut Resources:

The Bureau of Education and Services for the Blind (BESB)

Connecticut State Independent Living Council

Disability Rights Connecticut, Inc.

The Connecticut Radio Information System

The Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

Connecticut Transportation Services:

Bureau of Education Services for the Blind Transportation resources

CT Transit

CT Transit Reduced fare program

Paratransit Service

Mandated by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, paratransit van services are provided in all areas with local fixed route bus services for people who can't use the local bus system due to their disability. Click here for a state wide application.

Way to go CT

Guide Dog Schools:

Guide dog Foundation

Guide Dogs for the Blind

Guiding Eyes for the Blind

Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation

The Seeing eye Institute