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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.

  • Causa Suficiente - El Trabajo y Sus Beneficios de TFA

    Si tiene un empleo y está pensando renunciar voluntariamente o reducir sus horas de trabajo, por favor hable con su manejador de caso de JFES antes de tomar su decisión final.

  • Connect-Ability Issue Brief

    The statewide awareness and education program, launched June 27, 2007, will bring employers and job seekers together to create a richer and more diverse workforce.

  • Good Cause Brochure - Working and Your TFA Benefits

    The  Jobs  First  Employment  Services  (JFES)  program provides employment services to time‐limited recipients of Temporary Family Assistance (TFA), the state cash assistance program for needy families.   TFA  is  provided  to  families  who  are  determined eligible by the Connecticut Department of Social Services (DSS).

  • Medicare Rx Exception Process Issue Brief

    Effective January 1, 2007, the Department has begun assisting the prescribers in choosing a formulary product or pursuing the exception process with the PDP if a change to a formulary medication is not deemed appropriate by the prescriber.

  • State Supplement to the Aged Blind Disabled Cash Assistance Factsheet

    If your income and assets are at or below the program’s eligibility limits and you meet other requirements based on age, disability, or blindness, then DSS will take a closer look at your financial situation to determine if you are eligible to receive a cash benefit award.

  • TANF-Basic-Needs

    This program is for families who have challenges making ends meet when their Temporary Family Assistance (TFA) ends.

  • TANF-Basic-Needs-Spanish (El Programa de Administración de Casos TANF – Necesidades Básicas)

    El Programa de Administración de Casos TANF – Necesidades Básicas es para familias que tienen dificultades financieras cuando finaliza su asistencia familiar temporal (TFA).

  • Temporary Family Assistance (TFA) Fact Sheet

    Online access – Visit the website and go to Clients/Applicants, then How to Apply. From here you can print an application for mailing to the agency. Or, click on the ConneCT icon at to apply online.