*DSS Field Offices & telephone Benefits Center (1-855-626-6632) are open Mondays, Thursdays & Fridays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. & Tuesdays from 8 to 11:30 a.m. (closed Tuesdays from 11:30 a.m. on & all day Wednesdays as staff process applications, renewals & related work). Please see below for 24/7 access suggestions & www.ct.gov/dss/fieldoffices.

*For information & questions about your abortion rights in CT, call the CT Abortion Rights Information Line at 866-CTCHOICE.

*Did you know? HUSKY A/D/C & SNAP members can get $30/month internet discount & more through Affordable Connectivity Program.

*Don’t miss important news about your benefits: Update your contact info online now! For HUSKY A/B/D: www.accesshealth.ct.com for your Access Health CT User Account. For HUSKY C, SNAP or cash aid: www.connect.ct.gov or www.mydss.ct.gov for your DSS MyAccount.

*24/7 access to DSS: Apply & renew services at www.connect.ct.gov, plus get benefit status, notices, report changes, upload/send documents & more! Client Information Line: 1-855-626-6632. With MyDSS, our mobile-friendly app, access your account on any device (www.ct.gov/mydss).

Eligibility

Household Income Guidelines  

Connecticut Energy Assistance Program

The Connecticut Energy Assistance Program helps households pay for primary heating bills. If the household’s primary heating costs are included in your rent, you may also apply for assistance.

Benefits are available to households with incomes up to sixty percent of the state median income.

Household Size – includes homeowners and renters that pay separately for heat, and renters whose heat is included in the rent.

Household Size

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

Annual Income

$39,027

$51,035

$63,044

$75,052

$87,060

$99,069

$101,320

$103,572

Note: Any household in which one household member is participating in one or more of the following programs is automatically considered income eligible for winter heating assistance benefits but must meet all other eligibility requirements to receive benefits: Temporary Family Assistance (TFA), State Supplement to the Aged, Blind and Disabled, Refugee Cash Assistance Program, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI).

CEAP Important Dates

November 1, 2021

First day for fuel deliveries that can be paid by the program.

May 2, 2022

Deadline for fuel authorizations for deliveries.

May 31, 2022

The last day that a household can apply to establish its eligibility for benefits.

June 15, 2022

Last day to submit deliverable fuel bills.