NOTICE: Our 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 (except during system maintenance from Saturday, June 15, at 8:00 a.m. through Sunday, June 16, at 7:00 a.m.). Thank you.

Commissioner Roderick L. Bremby

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Welcome to the Connecticut Department of Social Services.  We hope you find this website both helpful and informative.  Please add us to your bookmarks and check back frequently for up-to-date information on the services we offer.

The Department looks forward to welcoming Dr. Deidre Gifford on June 21, 2019.  Please click here to read Governor Lamont’s announcement of his selection of Dr. Gifford as the next Commissioner.