**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.

**24/7 access: Customers can access benefit and application information, at www.connect.ct.gov and www.ct.gov/dss/apply; or our automated Client Information Line at 1-855-6-CONNECT (1-855-626-6632). More about 24/7 access options at www.ct.gov/dss/fieldoffices.

Community First Choice

Overview

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You have a say in how and where you live.
 

Are you or a loved one living in the community and need assistance to remain there?  The Affordable Care Act created an optional State Plan service which will allow eligible individuals to access Personal Attendant Care (PCA) and other services and supports through self-direction.  This is called Community First Choice (CFC).  Click the link below (“CFC - Click Here for FAQs”) to find out more about how CFC in Connecticut can help.

 

Click on the button below (“Click Here to Apply”) to submit an on-line application for CFC.  For assistance, or to complete an application by phone: please dial 2-1-1 between 8:30 AM and 5:00 PM Monday through Friday – Choose Option 3

 
CFC - Click Here for FAQs
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