**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.

Low Income Household Water Assistance Program Coming to CT

How To Apply

Connecticut Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) 

Eligible households can begin submitting applications now.

If you get benefits from the Connecticut Energy Assistance Program, SNAP, TFA, SSI, State Supplement, or Refugee Cash, then you likely meet the income requirements to qualify for water assistance. 

Applicants will apply for benefits at their region Community Action Agency directly or online using the Joint Energy-Water Assistance Application linked below.

Completed applications must include a copy of your current water/wastewater bill. The bill must be in the name of a household adult or emancipated minor.  Submit your application to your regional Community Action Agency for processing.

CT Energy and Water Assistance Application W-1104

Solicitud De Asistencia Para Energía Y Agua W-1104

CT Energy-Water Assistance Applicant’s Rights W-1102

Aviso De Derechos Del Solicitante Y Disponibilidad De Servicios W-1102