**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.

Useful Energy-Related Web Links

The following energy sites will help you to learn how to improve the energy efficiency of your home, save money, improve the comfort of your living quarters, and help the environment too. Discover ways you can promote energy efficiency in your community, as well. You may also involve children in energy saving measures by having them access a terrific site where kids will learn how to defeat Energy Hogs and become official Hog Busters. The procedure for reporting possible fraud in the energy program is located at the bottom of this page. We invite you to access the valuable sites listed below:

http://www.eia.doe.gov/

http://hes.lbl.gov/ 

http://www.eia.doe.gov/kids/

http://www.energyhog.org/

Eversource Matching Payment Program

Eversource Winter Protection

Avangrid United Illuminating Forgiveness Matching Payment & Winter Protection Programs