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Welcome to the Connecticut Department of Social Services.  We hope you find this website both helpful and informative.  Please add us to your bookmarks and check back frequently for up-to-date information on the services we offer.


DSS Offices Closed Thursday, November 26

In recognition of the holiday, Department of Social Services offices are closed all day on Thursday, November 26, 2015, and will resume regular business hours on Friday, November 27, 2015.


•  DSS clients may access benefit information at
   (MyAccount feature) or 1-855-6-CONNECT (Client Information Line)
•  Applications may be made online at (Apply for Benefits).
•  Full application information is at
•  Changes impacting benefits and eligibility can also be reported online at


DSS Clients Can Report Changes Online
We’re pleased to introduce online change reporting for DSS clients!  Now, you can report changes and upload supporting verifications/documents through your MyAccount (online benefits account).  This is a great customer service feature for clients who are able to go online!  Please follow this link for more about this new option.


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