*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!

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Food Stamps)

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    SNAP Employment & Training offers numerous opportunities at no cost to you.

  • Help For People In Need Brochure

    2-1-1 provides information and referral services about basic needs (food, clothing and shelter), child care, energy assistance, disability services, suicide prevention, senior services, veteran's services, health services and much more.

  • Help For People In Need Brochure SP

    2-1-1 proporciona información y servicios de referencia para las necesidades básicas (comida, ropa y vivienda), cuidado de niños, asistencia de energía, servicios de discapacidad, prevención de suicidio, servicios para ancianos, servicios para los veteranos, servicios de salud y mucho más.

  • How to use your EBT card (723KB)

    Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits (SNAP) can be used at most grocery stores and many farmers’ markets. Look for the Quest Logo or another sign that states EBT or SNAP is accepted.