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

**DSS Field Offices and our telephone Benefits Center 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 Client Information Line at 1-855-6-CONNECT (1-855-626-6632) . More about 24/7 access options at www.ct.gov/dss/fieldoffices.

Durable Medical Equipment

Overview

The Department of Social Services (DSS) is a public agency that provides a broad range of services to families and individuals who need assistance.  DSS is the state agency responsible for administering the Medicaid program that provides payment for health care services.

One health care service available from Medicaid is Durable Medical Equipment (DME).