*SNAP Recipients: Starting in January 2023, DSS will be texting renewal reminders to recipients who need to submit their renewal forms. Texts will come from the DSS Benefits Center phone number (855-626-6632). Texts will be strictly informational. They will NOT ask for identifying or personal information. Click here for more information.

*Don’t miss important news about your benefits: Update your contact info online now! Visit Update Us (ct.gov)

*24/7 access to DSS: Already a DSS client? Use the MyDSS mobile-friendly app: www.ct.gov/mydss. Apply & renew services at www.connect.ct.gov, plus get benefit status, notices, report changes, upload/send documents & more!

Economic Security - Electronic Benefits Transfer EBT

Eligibility

Benefit Availability 

  • EBT will not change your benefit amount
  • You will receive your benefits on the same day every month.
  • Based on the first letter of your last name, you will receive your benefit(s) on the following dates:

A-F

1st

G-N

2nd

O-Z

3rd 

  • If you are currently receiving your cash benefits by Direct Deposit, you may continue to do so. You will be required to use your EBT card to access your Food Stamp account only.
  • When you receive your account balance(s) and the amount is higher or lower than you expect, you may call 1-888-328-2666 and obtain your last ten(10) transactions on your account.