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4/5/2019 - Fairfield Human Services and Sacred Heart University Partner on Survey to Improve, Enhance Services for Adults with Disabilities

First Selectman Mike Tetreau, Director of Human and Social Services Julie DeMarco and the Fairfield Committee for People with Disabilities Chair Kris Burbank are pleased to announce that the Town’s Human and Social Services Department has partnered with graduate students in the Occupational Therapy Program at Sacred Heart University to conduct a needs assessment survey on services in Fairfield for adults with disabilities ages 18 and older.

All member of the Fairfield community are encouraged to take the survey, https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/GK3VPJT, which is available on SurveyMonkey through April 19, 2019 and requires less than 10 minutes to complete. All responses will remain confidential.

“The Fairfield Committee for People with Disabilities is working to make the Town more inclusive and welcoming to all residents,” Mrs. DeMarco said. “This needs assessment, conducted by Sacred Heart University Masters-level students, will help us better understand what Town programs, services and facilities are most in need of our attention and how to prioritize our efforts moving forward.”

“Community input will help the Committee set priorities for future work,” explained Ms. Burbank. “It’s vital to achieving our mission and to enhancing life in Fairfield for people of all abilities.”

For more information about the Human Services Commission’s Committee for People with Disabilities, the survey, or services and programs available for people with disabilities, please contact the Town of Fairfield Department of Human and Social Services at 203-256-3170 or jdemarco@fairfieldct.org.