*SNAP Recipients: Starting in January 2023, DSS will be texting renewal reminders to recipients who need to submit their renewal forms. Texts will come from the DSS Benefits Center phone number (855-626-6632). Texts will be strictly informational. They will NOT ask for identifying or personal information. Click here for more information.

*Don’t miss important news about your benefits: Update your contact info online now! Visit Update Us (ct.gov)

*24/7 access to DSS: Already a DSS client? Use the MyDSS mobile-friendly app: www.ct.gov/mydss. Apply & renew services at www.connect.ct.gov, plus get benefit status, notices, report changes, upload/send documents & more!

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