**All 12 DSS Field Offices are now available for pick-up and drop-off of applications/forms; filling out applications/forms on-site; general information; questions & answers; and picking up of EBT cards & income verifications. Lobby hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Drop-boxes are also available.  Please note:  no in-person assistance such as interviewing and eligibility determination available yet, due to pandemic safety guidelines.  Visitors, please wear masks and observe safe social distancing.  For office locations, please visit www.ct.gov/dss/fieldoffices .

 **Response time at our telephone Benefits Center (1-855-6-CONNECT) is currently longer than usual.  Thank you for your patience.

 **24/7 access:  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. Full information on ways to contact DSS online, by phone, by mail, and at office dropboxes is at www.ct.gov/dss/fieldoffices. Information and updates about child support is available at www.ct.gov/dss/childsupport. Please also visit www.ct.gov/coronavirus for latest State of Connecticut updates; and www.ct.gov/dss/covid for DSS-specific updates. Thank you.

 

HUSKY (Medicaid) Coverage for Breast and Cervical Cancer

Overview

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