faculty demonstrate physical therapy in doctor of physical therapy program

The UConn PT C.A.R.E.S. Student-Oriented Learning Experience

About the Program

The UConn PT C.A.R.E.S. (Community Access to Rehabilitation and Education Services) Student-Oriented Learning Experience is a student-led, faculty-guided initiative of the Doctor of Physical Therapy program that offers rehabilitation and wellness services to uninsured or underinsured community members who may not otherwise be able to receive physical therapy services. Community volunteers with rehabilitation needs can work with physical therapy students under the direct supervision of physical therapist faculty members.

Contact Us

Please email us to make an appointment or referral


or leave a voicemail with us at 860-486-0049.

Student Learning Clinic

Find out how you can volunteer to assist with physical therapist student learning. Under faculty guidance, students learn to develop clinical reasoning and hands-on skills with community volunteers.

South Park Inn Partnership

Partnering with UConn Medical School and South Park Inn's Homeless Assistance Center, we provide health education and care through their mobility clinic.

Fall Risk Screenings


Providing pro bono person-centered health services that promote health and wellness for uninsured or underinsured community members.


Enhancing the health and quality of life of the community while creating altruistic, passionate, confident and competent therapists.