*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!

DSS Data + Dashboards


The Department of Social Services (DSS) serves over a million people a year.  This page provides some basic enrollment information about the people we serve. In the coming months, we will be releasing additional data on this page and the CT Open Data Portal, under the Health and Human Services tab.

DSS Dashboard

The Department is pleased to present a new interactive DSS dashboard.  This dashboard represents data that the Department has been providing statically in our “People Served 2012 – Present” report. 

Click this link to be connected to the DSS Dashboard.

Foundational Reference Documents

Mapping Document for Types of Assistance (TOA)

Medical Coverage Groups

DSS Dashboard User Guide

People Served Report CY 2012 - Present

People Served Report CY 2012 - Present

DSS Medical Benefit Plan Participation CY 2012-Present

DSS Program Participation CY 2012 -Present

DSS Types of Assistance Participation CY 2012-Present

People Served CY 2012 -Present by Month  

DSS Medical Benefit Plan Participation by Month

DSS Program Participation by Month

DSS Type of Assistance (TOA) Participation by Month

DSS Medical, Cash + Food TOA Categorization by Month

Additional DSS Data

Cost Transparency Dashboard

Behavioral Health HEDIS Data

Dental HEDIS Data

Medical HEDIS Data

Monthly Application Processing Data (Public Data Dashboard) 

Other Relevant Data

  1. American Community Survey Data
  2. Connecticut Town Profiles
  3. Community Fact Finder
  4. Medicaid and CHIP Data