**All 12 DSS Field Offices are now available for pick-up and drop-off of applications/forms; filling out applications/forms on-site; general information; questions & answers; and picking up of EBT cards & income verifications. Lobby hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Drop-boxes are also available.  Please note:  no in-person assistance such as interviewing and eligibility determination available yet, due to pandemic safety guidelines.  Visitors, please wear masks and observe safe social distancing.  For office locations, please visit www.ct.gov/dss/fieldoffices .

 **Response time at our telephone Benefits Center (1-855-6-CONNECT) is currently longer than usual.  Thank you for your patience.

 **24/7 access:  Customers can access benefit and application information, 24/7, at www.connect.ct.gov and www.ct.gov/dss/apply; or 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. Information and updates about child support is available at www.ct.gov/dss/childsupport. 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.


UPM5 - Treatment of Income, Income Eligibility

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  • 5000

    Treatment of Income - Introduction

  • 5000_01

    Treatment of Income - Definitions

  • 5005

    Treatment of Income - Consideration of Income -- General Principles

  • 5005_05P

    Treatment of Income - General Principles of Considering Income

  • 5010

    Treatment of Income - Inaccessible Income

  • 5010P

    Treatment of Income - Inaccessible Income

  • 5015

    Treatment of Income - Excluded Income

  • 5015_05

    Excluded Income - Types of Excluded Income in AFDC and FMA

  • 5015_10

    Excluded Income - Types of Excluded Income in AABD and MAABD

  • 5015_15

    Excluded Income - Types of Excluded Income in SNAP

  • 5015P

    Treatment of Income - Excluded Income

  • 5016P

    Excluded Income - Combat Pay

  • 5020

    Treatment of Income - Deemed Income

  • 5020_05

    Deemed Income - General Principles

  • 5020_05P

    Deemed Income - General Principles