NOTICE: The Department of Social Services has suspended in-person visits to our field offices as a protective measure for customers and staff. We are continuing to provide services. 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. Full information on ways to contact DSS online, by phone and by mail is at www.ct.gov/dss/fieldoffices. Thank you, and please also visit www.ct.gov/coronavirus for latest State of Connecticut updates.

Special for Service Partners

How To

Applying for DSS Services – More Options Than Ever Before

New application gateways offer a full menu of options for accessing DSS services.  For example, the public can apply for HUSKY Health coverage online (24/7), by phone, or in person.

Becoming a Community Partner

Community Partners can help our shared clients apply for DSS services online.