**The DSS Field Offices will be closed Monday, January 18, in observation of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

**DSS Field Offices are now open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

**Field Offices and our telephone Benefits Center are closed on Wednesdays to allow our staff time to process applications, renewals and related work. Please visit www.ct.gov/dss/fieldoffices for full information about services at Field Offices, including interviews by appointment and Child Support services.

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

Children Health Insurance Program (CHIP) State Plan Amendment

Overview

HUSKY B is Connecticut’s Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP, also known as Title XXI). HUSKY B provides a free or low cost health insurance program for children and youth up to age 19 for families who are not income eligible for HUSKY A. There may be premium or copay requirements. (Please refer to www.ct.gov/husky for additional information.)  HUSKY B offers medical, dental and behavioral health services. 

CHIP SPA 11: Updates to HUSKY Plus Benefits Limit for Medical Equipment, Devices and Supplies and Therapy Services