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Department of Social Services

55 Farmington Avenue
Hartford, CT 06105-3730

 

DSS Client Information Line & Benefits Center:

  1. Call 1-855-6-CONNECT (1-855-626-6632)   (TTD/TTY 1-800-842-4524 for persons with speech or hearing difficulties)

  2. Follow the prompts to get the information you need        

Our automated ‘interactive voice response’ telephone system will help DSS clients get the information you need without waiting to speak to an eligibility worker. You will also have the option of speaking to a worker, if you choose, during business hours.  Please use this, toll-free service instead of the local DSS numbers you have been using. This Client Information Line service is available 24/7. You can also connect directly to a worker in our Benefits Center by following the phone menu prompts, Monday through Friday, between 7:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. The Benefits Center is staffed with workers dedicated to answering your questions, processing change requests and providing you with information about other resources.

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Online applications: DSS Apply

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DSS Office hours are Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. 

 

Bridgeport Field Office

Address - 925 Housatonic Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06606-5700
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Social Services Operations Manager - Fred Presnick  

 

Danbury Field Office

Address - 342 Main Street, Danbury, CT 06810-5833
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Social Services Operations Manager- CarolSue Shannon

 

Greater Hartford Field Office

Address – 20 Meadow Road, Windsor, CT 06095

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Social Services Operations Managers – Musa Mohamud & Judy Williams

 

Manchester Field Office

Address - 699 Middle Turnpike East, Manchester, CT 06040-3744
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Social Services Operations Manager - Elizabeth Thomas

Protective Services for the Elderly (860) 647-5914

 

Middletown Field Office

Address - 2081 South Main Street (Route 17), Suite B, Middletown, CT  06457
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Social Services Operations Manager - Tyler Nardine

 

New Britain Field Office

Address - 30 Christian Lane, New Britain, CT 06051-4121
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Social Services Operations Manager - Phil Ober

 

New Haven Field Office

Address - 50 Humphrey Street, New Haven CT, 06513-2905
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Social Services Operations Managers - Lisa Wells & Brian Sexton

 

Norwich Field Office

Address - 401 West Thames Street, Unit 102, Norwich, CT 06360
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Stamford Field Office

Address - 1642 Bedford Street, Stamford, CT 06905-4731
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Social Services Operations Manager - Rachel Anderson  

 

Torrington Field Office

Address - 62 Commercial Boulevard, Suite 1, Torrington, CT 06790-9983
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Waterbury Field Office

Address - 249 Thomaston Ave., Waterbury, CT 06702-1397
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Social Services Operations Managers - Karen Main & Peter Bucknall  

 

Willimantic Field Office

Address - 676 Main Street, Willimantic, CT 06226
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Social Services Operations Manager - Tonya Beckford

Protective Services for the Elderly (860) 465-3550