**The DSS Field Offices will be closed Monday, January 18, in observation of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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

**Field Offices and our telephone Benefits Center are closed on Wednesdays to allow our staff time to process applications, renewals and related work. Please visit www.ct.gov/dss/fieldoffices for full information about services at Field Offices, including interviews by appointment and Child Support services.

**24/7 access: Customers can access benefit and application information, at www.connect.ct.gov and www.ct.gov/dss/apply; or our Client Information Line at 1-855-6-CONNECT (1-855-626-6632) . More about 24/7 access options at www.ct.gov/dss/fieldoffices.

Commissioner Deidre S. Gifford, MD, MPH

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