EXTREME COLD WEATHER: Brutally cold temperatures and strong winds will impact Connecticut beginning the night of Thursday, February 2, and remaining through the morning of Sunday, February 5. Anyone in need of shelter is strongly urged to call 2-1-1 for assistance. READ MORE.
*The DSS Danbury Field Office will be closed Friday, February 3, due to a need for maintenance/repairs.
*SNAP Recipients: Starting in January 2023, DSS will be texting renewal reminders to recipients who need to submit their renewal forms. Texts will come from the DSS Benefits Center phone number (855-626-6632). Texts will be strictly informational. They will NOT ask for identifying or personal information. Click here for more information.
*Don’t miss important news about your benefits: Update your contact info online now! Visit Update Us (ct.gov)
*24/7 access to DSS: Already a DSS client? Use the MyDSS mobile-friendly app: www.ct.gov/mydss. Apply & renew services at www.connect.ct.gov, plus get benefit status, notices, report changes, upload/send documents & more!
Connecticut Housing Engagement and Support Services (CHESS) Initiative