**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.

**Our 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 (1-855-626-6632), except during system maintenance on Friday, 12/03/2021 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., during which ConneCT will experience a partial outage.

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).