**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.

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Community First Choice program: Q&A for Applicants and Family Members from Departments of Social Services and Developmental Services

Community First Choice is a program that provides personal care attendant services to people with disabilities living in the community.  The Departments of Social Services and Developmental Disabilities have prepared a Q&A document to assist applicants and their family members in understanding some of the recent changes to the program.  Please follow this link for the Q&A document.  For further information about Community First Choice, please call 1-888-992-8637.