**DSS Field Offices are now open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4 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.

Programs and Services

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  • Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT)

    Medicaid Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT) is an important benefit for Medicaid members who need to get to and from Medicaid-covered medical services but have no means of transportation.

  • Nutrition Assistance Programs

    Nutrition Assistance programs provide food and cash equivalents to various populations DSS serves. Their goal is to promote adequate nutrition among the target populations.

  • PCA CERTIFICATION TEST

  • PCMH+ Member Information

    Person-Centered Medical Home Plus or PCMH+ provides person-centered, comprehensive and coordinated care to HUSKY members.

  • Refugee Assistance Program

    The Office of Community Services of the Department of Social Services (DSS) is responsible for disbursing federal funds related to the resettlement of refugees in Connecticut. Refugees are assigned by the U.S. State Department to local affiliates of national voluntary resettlement agencies in Connecticut.

  • School Based Child Health (SBCH)

    Medicaid School Based Child Health reimbursement information for School Districts and Providers.

  • Self Direction Personal Protection Equipment Request Form Submission (*Online)

    Please complete this form to request immediate and urgent PPE needs to support individuals and protect staff due to COVID19.

  • Social Work Services

    Social Work Services develops services and methods of service delivery designed to respect the client’s right to self-determination and empower and protect individuals, families and those who are economically disadvantaged or otherwise vulnerable.

  • State Supplement for the Aged, Blind and Disabled

    The State Supplement program gives money to help people with disabilities and the elderly meet basic living costs.

  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program - SNAP

    The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as Food Stamps, helps eligible individuals and families afford the cost of food at supermarkets, grocery stores and farmers’ markets.

  • Temporary Family Assistance - TFA

    TFA is a cash assistance program for basic and special needs which are paid to recipients of Jobs First.

  • The Personal Care Attendant Program

    The Department of Social Services operates the Personal Care Attendant Program that assists eligible adults who need assistance to remain at home. The goal of the PCA program is to provide an alternative to entering an institution and to have greater independence in a community setting.

  • Welfare to Work (Department of Labor)

    The mission of the Department of Labor's Welfare to Work unit is to guide the provision of comprehensive, integrated employment and family support services that enable recipients of public assistance and those who are at risk of becoming recipients, to gain economic independence, and engage in life long learning. (Please note this is an external website not maintained by the Department of Social Services)

  • Women Infants and Children - WIC

    The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children – better known as the WIC Program – serves to safeguard the health of low-income women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are at nutritional risk by providing nutritional assessment and education, referrals to health care and nutritious foods to supplement diets. (Please note this is an external website not maintained by the Department of Social Services)