*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!

Community Options

Related Resources

Programs operated by other state agencies, with administrative oversight by the Department of Social Services Community Options Unit:

Department of Developmental Disabilities Medicaid Waiver programs:

o Comprehensive Waiver
o Individual and Family Supports Waiver
o Employment and Day Supports Waiver
o Early Childhood Autism Waiver
o Autism Waiver

Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services Waiver Program

Connecticut Long-Term Services & Supports -- consumer information and caregiver career guidance website: www.MyPlaceCT.org

For information on becoming an enrolled provider for one or more of the Community Options waiver programs, please follow this link.

CMS Settings Requirements and the State’s Transition Plan - The following are important letters, notices and documents of interest about our Medicaid Waiver programs and services. These include past assessments, updated reports on work completed and upcoming activities.

o CT STP Initial Approval Letter Revised on 11-1-16
o ABI Survey Results Revised 4-22-15
o RCH Survey Results Revised 4-22-15
o Assessments Of Residential Settings
o HCBS-setting-fact-sheet
o RCH-Powerpoint-Updated-6-10-18
o ADH Survey Results 10-30-14 to KB
o ABI Survey Results FINAL
o HCBS-Systemic&Site-Specific Assessments&Remediation