Mailing Address

  • 2150 Corbin Avenue, New Britain, CT 06053

Hospital for Special Care President

  • Lynn Ricci, FACHE

Long-Term Acute Care Hospital

  • One of 430 long-term acute care hospitals in the United States.
  • Average length of stay is 90 days

Seven Areas of Specialization

  • Pulmonary Care
  • Acquired-Brain Injury Care
  • Complex Pediatric Care
  • Neuromuscular Care
  • Spinal Cord Care
  • Cardiac Care
  • Diagnostic, assessment and consulting for children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Distinguished Treatment

  • One of 35 centers in the U.S. certified by the ALS Association for the comprehensive treatment of ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease).
  • One of only 5 centers in the country certified by both the MDA and ALS Associations for the care of ALS patients.
  • ALS/MD clinical trials unit with a full-time physician researcher
  • Hospital for Special Care's ventilator service is the second largest in the United States


  • 205 beds at New Britain campus; 23 beds at Hartford satellite location ( St. Francis Hospital's Mt. Sinai campus)

Inpatient Services

  • Medical Rehabilitation
  • Pediatrics
  • Spinal Cord
  • Wound Care
  • Acquired-Brain Injury
  • Neuromuscular
  • Respiratory
  • Stroke
  • Pulmonary Complex

Hospital for Special Care Foundation, Inc.

  • A not-for-profit 501 © organization that raises charitable funds for Hospital for Special Care and its non-profit affiliates
  • Dedicated to improving the lives of adults and children with physical and cognitive disabilities through philanthropy and grant funding
  • Programs funded by the Foundation include:
    • The Ivan Lendl Adaptive Sports Camp and a range of year-round adaptive sports programs for adults and children, including competitive wheelchair basketball, soccer, track and field and swimming
    • Manes & Motions Therapeutic Riding Center, Inc. for adults and children

Center for Special Care, Inc.

  • Lynn Ricci, FACHE, President and Chief Executive Officer, Center for Special Care
  • Parent company of Hospital for Special Care, HSC Community Services, Inc. and Hospital for Special Care Foundation, Inc.
  • Tax exempt corporation