*24/7 access to DSS: You can apply for & renew services online through our ConneCT portal (www.connect.ct.gov) without visiting a Field Office or calling our Benefits Center. Get case/benefit status, view notices, report changes, download budget sheets, upload & send documents -- & much more!

*Check out MyDSS--our new mobile-friendly app! Access your DSS account anywhere, anytime, on any device (www.ct.gov/mydss)

*Our 24/7 Client Information Line gives you access to many service & eligibility needs (1-855-626-6332).

*DSS Field Offices and staffed Benefits Center (also 1-855-626-6632) are open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (closed Wednesday). www.ct.gov/dss/fieldoffices


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