New! 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 new 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 new, 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 4:30 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.
DSS Office hours are Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Social Services Operations Manager - Alexis Kiss
Address - 1642 Bedford Street, Stamford, CT 06905-4731
From the North, take I-95 south: Exit 8, Elm Street, turn right on Elm, which becomes Grove Street, turn left on Hoyt, turn right onto Bedford. The office is located at 1642 Bedford Street.
From the South, take I-95 north, exit 8 left to Atlantic Street, Atlantic becomes Bedford Street.
From the Merritt Parkway heading South or North: Exit 35, turn right onto High Ridge Road which becomes Summer Street, turn left onto Third Street and turn left onto Bedford Street.
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Content Last Modified on 3/11/2014 11:14:09 AM