DSS: Stamford Field Office

Stamford Field Office


DSS Manchester Office Re-Opens Monday, Dec. 5


[Updated Friday, Dec. 2, 2016, at 2:30 p.m.]


The Department of Social Services is re-opening our Manchester field office at 699 East Middle Turnpike on Monday, December 5, 2016, after a three-day closure this week.  Office hours are 8 a.m. through 4:30 p.m.

Clients with online access can also visit www.connect.ct.gov or www.ct.gov/dss to check on service eligibility, report changes, and apply or renew benefits.  The DSS telephone Benefits Center (staffed by eligibility services workers) is also available during business hours at 1-855-6-CONNECT (toll-free).  An automated Client Information Line (voice-response system) is available at 1-855-6-CONNECT on a 24/7 basis.

For information about other DSS office locations, please visit www.ct.gov/dss/fieldoffices.

Address - 1642 Bedford Street, Stamford, CT 06905-4731

Follow this link for directions using Google Maps

Social Services Operations Manager - Rachel Anderson


Phone access:

DSS Client Information Line & Benefits Center:

1. Call 1-855-6-CONNECT (1-855-626-6632)
(TTD/TTY 1-800-842-4524 for persons with speech or hearing difficulties)
2. Follow the prompts to get the information you need
Our automated ‘interactive voice response’ telephone system will help DSS clients get the information you need without waiting to speak to an eligibility worker. You will also have the option of speaking to a worker, if you choose, during business hours.
Please use this, toll-free service instead of the local DSS numbers you have been using. This Client Information Line service is available 24/7. You can also connect directly to a worker in our Benefits Center by following the phone menu prompts, Monday through Friday, between 7:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. The Benefits Center is staffed with workers dedicated to answering your questions, processing change requests and providing you with information about other resources.
Online access to check benefits and report changes: www.connect.ct.gov
Online applications: www.ct.gov/dss/apply  
DSS Office hours are Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

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Content Last Modified on 4/5/2016 8:56:23 AM