Stay informed about coronavirus (COVID-19): Connecticut residents are urged to continue taking precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19. For the latest information, visit ct.gov/coronavirus.
**Response time at our telephone Benefits Center is being affected by power outages from Tropical Storm Isaias, related to computer access by staff. Thank you for your patience. [August 5, 2020, at 8 a.m.]
The Department of Social Services has suspended in-person visits to our field
offices as a protective measure for customers and staff. We are continuing to
provide services. Customers can access benefit and application information,
24/7, at www.connect.ct.gov and
1-855-6-CONNECT. Full information on ways to contact DSS online, by phone, by
mail, and at office dropboxes is at www.ct.gov/dss/fieldoffices.
and updates about child support is available at
Please also visit www.ct.gov/coronavirus for latest State of Connecticut updates; and
www.ct.gov/dss/covid for DSS-specific updates. Thank you.
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(SNAP) Food Stamps Issue Brief
For most households, the gross income limit is 185% of the federal poverty level (FPL). For example, the limit is $2,823 monthly for a family of three.