**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.

HUSKY (Medicaid) Coverage for Breast and Cervical Cancer


This unique HUSKY coverage group provides full Medicaid benefits to eligible women in the State of Connecticut.

Eligibility conducted with ‘Qualified Entities’ (health departments, hospitals, or clinics) affiliated with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  •    Client must be found to need treatment for breast or cervical cancer
  •    At or below 250% of the Federal Poverty Level
  •    Clients must be under the age of 65
  •    Client must not have ‘creditable’ private health insurance
  •    Must be a citizen or a qualified non-citizen 

The Department of Social Services, administering agency for Medicaid/HUSKY Health, collaborates with the Department of Public Health in the Connecticut Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program and health coverage