**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.

**Our 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 (1-855-626-6632), except during system maintenance on Friday, 12/03/2021 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., during which ConneCT will experience a partial outage.

Social Work Services


Contact Information to access all above programs is available by calling Infoline at 211.

Our Mailing Address:

Connecticut Department of Social Services
Division of Social Supports and Services
Social Work Services, 10th floor
55 Farmington Avenue
Hartford, CT 06105-3730 

Social Work Services 
Phone: (860) 424-5281
FAX: (860) 424-5091

(Toll-Free) Protective Services for the Elderly Referrals
In State: 1-888-385-4225
Out of State: Call Infoline at 1-800-203-1234

(After Hours) Protective Services for the Elderly Emergencies
In State: Call Infoline at 211
Out of State: Call Infoline at 1-800-203-1234