**Bulletin--the DSS Bridgeport Field Office is currently closed because of maintenance/repair issues.

**DSS Field Offices are now open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

**DSS Field Offices and our staffed telephone Benefits Center (1-855-6-CONNECT or 1-855-626-6632) are closed on Wednesdays to allow our staff time to process applications, renewals and related work.

**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 (1-855-626-6632), except during system maintenance beginning on Friday, 9/17/2021 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM during which ConneCT will experience a limited functionality.

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