**All 12 DSS Field Offices are now available for pick-up and drop-off of applications/forms; filling out applications/forms on-site; general information; questions & answers; and picking up of EBT cards & income verifications. Lobby hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Drop-boxes are also available.  Please note:  no in-person assistance such as interviewing and eligibility determination available yet, due to pandemic safety guidelines.  Visitors, please wear masks and observe safe social distancing.  For office locations, please visit www.ct.gov/dss/fieldoffices .

 **Response time at our telephone Benefits Center (1-855-6-CONNECT) is currently longer than usual.  Thank you for your patience.

 **24/7 access:  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, by mail, and at office dropboxes is at www.ct.gov/dss/fieldoffices. Information and updates about child support is available at www.ct.gov/dss/childsupport. Please also visit www.ct.gov/coronavirus for latest State of Connecticut updates; and www.ct.gov/dss/covid for DSS-specific updates. Thank you.

 

Autism Spectrum Disorder - ASD

Contact

Nathaniel Calixto, MA
Autism Support and Resource Specialist
Department of Social Services
55 Farmington Avenue
Hartford, CT 06105
Nathaniel.Calixto@ct.gov
860-424-5677
Fax: 860-920-3170

Cathleen Calway, MS, BCBA, LBA    
Autism Support and Resource Specialist    
Department of Social Services
55 Farmington Ave.
Hartford, CT 06105
cathleen.calway@ct.gov
Tel: 860-424-5567
Fax: 860-920-3170

 
Lisa Bonetti
Administrative Assistant
Department of Social Services
55 Farmington Ave.
Hartford, CT 06105
lisa.bonetti@ct.gov
Tel: 860-424-5865
Fax: 860-920-3170
 
Amy Dumont, LCSW
Social Services Program Manager
Department of Social Services
55 Farmington Ave.
Hartford, CT 06105
amy.dumont@ct.gov
Tel: 860-424-5173
Fax: 860-424-4963