*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!

School Based Child Health (SBCH)


Connecticut General Statutes
Title 10: Education and Culture, Chapter 164: Educational Opportunities Opens in a new window
Title 17b: Social Services, Chapter 319v: Medical Assistance Opens in a new window
Title 20: Professional and Occupational Licensing, Certification, Title Protection and Registration. Examining Boards Opens in a new window

Connecticut Medical Assistance
Provider information including enrollment, billing manuals, bulletins, program regulations, Electronic Data Interchange and the Automated Eligibility Verification System. Please follow this link for more information regarding the Connecticut Medical Assistance Program Opens in a new window

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is a law ensuring services to children with disabilities throughout the nation. IDEA governs how states and public agencies provide early intervention, special education and related services to more than 6.5 million eligible infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities. Please follow this link for more information about Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Opens in a new window

State Plan Amendment is a contract between the state and the Federal Government describing how that state administers the Medicaid program.

State Plan Amendment 10-018
State Plan Amendment 16-014
(Effective date July 1, 2016)