**DSS Field Offices are now open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 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.

Updates

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  • Children Health Insurance Program (CHIP) State Plan Amendment

    HUSKY B is Connecticut’s Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP, also known as Title XXI). HUSKY B provides a free or low cost health insurance program for children and youth up to age 19 for families who are not income eligible for HUSKY A.

  • Medicaid State Plan Amendments

    Current State Plan Amendments submitted to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

  • Medicaid Waiver Applications

    The CT Department of Social Services is the single state agency for the Medicaid program and is responsible for the overall administration of the program, including all federal Medicaid Waivers. This section will provide the notice of the Department of Social Services’ intention to submit a federal Medicaid Waiver application to the Centers on Medicare and Medicaid Services. Medicaid Waiver applications may include a submission for a new Medicaid waiver application, renewal or amendment.

  • Proposed Regulations

    This page provides notice when the Department of Social Services intends to amend the Regulations of Connection State Agencies.

  • TANF Caseload Reduction Report Request for Comments

    Pursuant to federal regulations at 45 CFR § 261.40 et seq., the Connecticut Department of Social Services is seeking public review and comment on the methodology and the case number estimates used in its Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Caseload Reduction Report to calculate the state’s TANF Work Participation Rate for Federal Fiscal Year 2020.