Understanding Greater Hartford’s Jewish Community,
Shaping Our Future

Social Services

Nearly one-third (29%) of respondents say a member of their household used resources outside the family to cope with/manage a mental, cognitive, or physical challenge. Mental illness was the most prevalent issue named specifically.

Respondents reported using outside resources to handle specific mental, cognitive and physical challenges:

  • Mental Illness (14%)
  • Learning disability (7%)
  • Physical disability (6%)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (5%)
  • Dementia or other neurological-related issues (5%)
  • Intellectual disability (5%)
  • Severe vision/hearing impairment (4%)
  • Substance abuse (3%)