I need to get in contact with the Department of Social Services. Are they open during the state’s Coronavirus slowdown?

DSS staff are working at this time, and the agency is continuing to provide services. 

Please visit this page for information on the status of specific DSS field office locations. 

DSS customers can access benefit and application information, 24/7, at www.connect.ct.gov and www.ct.gov/dss/apply, or 1-855-6-CONNECT (1-855-626-6632). 

Full information on ways to contact DSS online, by phone, by mail, and at office dropboxes is at www.ct.gov/dss/fieldoffices. At this time, DSS.