Housing for Adults who are Legally Blind
Oak Hill Independent Housing, Inc. (OHIH) operates homes in West Hartford and Wethersfield for blind and visually impaired individuals. To be eligible for residency,applicants must meet the following criteria:
• Be assessed by a qualified medical professional as legally blind
• Be at least 18 years of age
• Have very low income
• Be appropriate for independent community-based living
• Be involved in productive activity outside the home
OHIH consists of thirteen congregate units in four homes as well as four family units. There is no staff assigned to the homes; OHIH acts as the landlord only. Tenants are expected to secure any necessary supports or services from the community.
Rents are subsidized by HUD and are calculated individually, based on a person's annual gross income. A Selection Committee reviews all applications.
If you or someone you know is interested in this program, please fill out the application and mail it to:
Karin Agritelly - Coordinator, Oak Hill Centers
120 Holcomb Street, Hartford, CT 06112-1589
phone; (860) 286-3105 email; firstname.lastname@example.org
The Connecticut Institute for the Blind, Inc. is a 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit corporation (dba Oak Hill)
Download Attachment: Housing Application