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Publications and Self-Help Guides
Visit our self-help guides for information on legal issues including family, public benefits, housing, consumer, elder, children, education, energy and utility. These booklets are produced by LARCC and members of the Connecticut Network for Legal Aid.
ELDERS: Additional legal information of special interest to seniors is available at CTElderLaw.org.
Evaluating the State Basic Health Program in CT (1/31/12)
Research Brief on a state option under the federal Affordable Care Act to cover people with incomes between 133% and 200% of the Federal Poverty Level. Written by researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School's Center for Health Law and Economics. Produced by LARCC and funded by a grant from the CT Health Foundation. Click here for a Power Point presentation summarizing the State Basic Health Program.
Town by Town 2013-Why CT Needs Social Service Programs
Town by Town 2012 - Why CT Needs Social Service Programs (2/2012) (pdf)
This data shows the importance of social service programs for all needy residents of the state - and for people who need help in your community!
Town by Town 2010 - Why CT Needs Social Services Programs (2/2010)
This data shows the importance of social services programs for all needy residents of the state – and for people who need help in your community!
Increasing Opportunity: Improving the Jobs First Employment Services Program Report produced by CABHN and the Welfare Working Group. This document examines ways to improve services to participants in the Jobs First Employment Services Program and suggests specific state policy reforms.
Welfare to Work or Welfare to Worse? This report examines the efficacy of the federal TANF and Connecticut Jobs First Employment Services programs from the perspective of program participants. It highlights key findings and outlines policy recommendations. Produced by CABHN.
Affordable Housing Appeals Procedure - An Update (2/2008)
This document includes a summary of the major changes from PA 00-206, myths & facts, and more.
Housing Issues in the Small Claims Division of the Superior Court (2007)
Prepared by the Citizens Advisory Council for Housing Matters. This reference book summarizes the issues involved and the present state of the law for: (1) claims by the tenant for return of a security deposit, (2) claims by the landlord for back rent, and (3) claims by the landlord for property damage.
Health Care Facts (4/06) (pdf)
"Health Care Facts" combines brief descriptions of health care programs and issues with answers to questions about the impact of these topics now and in the future.
SAGA Issue Briefs Series. LARCC has issued two reports providing detailed information on the 29,000 CT residents who rely on SAGA Medical for their basic health care needs: CT's SAGA Program Faces Challenges and The Economic Impact of SAGA Medical Changes on Connecticut’s Hospitals and Federally Qualified Health Centers.
Summary of Public Acts 2009 (pdf) (includes special session suppl.)
Briefing papers on policies and programs affecting low-income people and recommendations for improvement.
The Betrayal of Welfare for Working Families (12/2005)
What has happened to CT's welfare rolls since the Jobs First program began?
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