**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.

Connecticut Home Care Program for Elders (CHCPE)

Fees/Payment

Co-Pay Requirement
As of July 1, 2015 clients who are on the state-funded portion of the program are required to pay a 9% copay per Public Act 15-5. The care manager assigned to you can explain the process in detail. Failure to pay the copay will result in the termination of services under the CT Home Care Program for Elders.