Independence Northwest

1183 New Haven Road, Suite 200
Naugatuck, CT 06770
Phone: 203-729-3299
TDD: 203-729-1281
Fax: 203-729-2839


Independence Northwest is the independent living resource for people with disabilities living in northwestern Connecticut. We work with people with all types of disabilities in all age groups. Independence Northwest operates the Housing Opportunities Program for individuals and families living with HIV/AIDS, with 35 scattered site subsidies - in the Greater Waterbury/Upper Naugatuck Valley and in Litchfield County.

Services Provided

The program offers advocacy, case management, emergency assistance funds, independent living skills training, peer counseling, assistive technology services, peer support counseling for substance abuse and mental health and referrals for permanent housing, substance abuse and mental health treatment, medical care, parenting/children’s needs, legal services and vocational training/rehabilitation.

Population Served

Independence Northwest offers a broad range of services for people with all disabilities. The Housing Opportunities program serves individuals and families living with HIV/AIDS from the Greater Waterbury, Upper Naugatuck Valley and Litchfield County regions of Connecticut.