Aetna offers a broad range of traditional and consumer-directed health insurance products and related services, including medical, pharmacy, dental, behavioral health, group life and disability plans, and medical management capabilities and health care management services for Medicaid plans. Our customers include employer groups, individuals, college students, part-time and hourly workers, health plans, governmental units, government-sponsored plans, labor groups and expatriates.
CIT combines the buying power of thousands of chamber members, providing innovative and competitively priced benefit solutions across Connecticut and Western Massachusetts. CIT has distinguished itself as a trusted expert, provider and educator on benefit solutions.
Connecticut Small Business Development Center
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is a collaboration with the U.S. Small Business Administration, the Connecticut State University System, public and private partners throughout Connecticut. The mission of SBDC is to promote and encourage the creation and growth of small business, by providing sound business advice through free, professional counseling, seminars, technical assistance and education for business owners and entrepreneurs, in one-on-one or group training environments, throughout Connecticut.
Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development
The Department of Economic and Community Development develops and implements strategies to attract and retain businesses and jobs, revitalize neighborhoods and communities, ensure quality housing and foster appropriate development in Connecticut's towns and cities.
The Downtown Business District (DBD) is a special services district created in 2001 following a successful referendum of property owners located within the proposed district boundaries. The members are committed to supporting commerce, culture and community in the Downtown Business District and a Board of Commissioners oversees the operation of the district, which is funded by a property tax.
Middlesex County Revitalization Commission
As the Revitalization Commission continues to address regional economic development issues and focuses on the revitalization of manufacturing and commercial districts of Middlesex County. The Revolving Loan Fund is available through the Revitalization Commission and is designed to encourage business growth that results in the retention or creation of jobs in the region.
The Middlesex County Substance Abuse Action Council (MCSAAC) is a public-private partnership committed to improving the quality of life in our towns. We bring together diverse populations of the community to reduce alcohol, tobacco, and other drug or substance abuse. MCSAAC’s goal is to promote community-based substance abuse prevention programs throughout Middlesex County. MCSAAC accomplishes this by supporting the efforts of 11 Local Prevention Councils and 13 Youth Leadership Councils across the County.
Middletown Small Business Development Center
The Middletown Small Business Development Center provides one-on-one business counseling and entrepreneurial educational opportunities to prospective business owners. This program is for Middletown residents or individuals looking to start a business in Middletown only.
Our counselors are experienced business people who volunteer their time to provide expert advice to small business owners and entrepreneurs helping them "Live Their Dreams". SCORE® assists businesses in Connecticut, from general management and operations to promotional campaigns and internet marketing.
Side Street to Main Street
Sponsored by Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce, funded by Aetna, Inc., and facilitated by The Essex Group, Side Street to Main Street is a one year long entrepreneurial, business and leadership development program designed to assist minority small business owners in the community, who have not had formal business training, to become more successful by developing the attitudes, skills and qualities necessary for effective business ownership and success, taking them from the Side Street to the Main Street of the business community.
Solutions Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
With over twenty-five years of experience as a trusted behavioral healthcare provider, Solutions offers innovative work/life services to businesses large and small. Our services include comprehensive Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs), leadership development, health and wellness programs, crisis intervention services, HR consulting, corporate training, employee development, and more.