DSS: Core
Core
 Many Farmers' Markets Now Accept SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program)
  Learn How You Can Use SNAP at Local Farmers' Markets
 
 
Department of Social Services Mobile Office
  The DSS Rx-Xpress is a mobile Medicare Rx assistance center operated by the Connecticut Department of Social Services and CHOICES (Connecticut’s program for Health assistance, Outreach, Information and referral, Counseling and Eligibility Screening), providing Medicare Rx assistance and eligibility screening for benefits to older adults and persons with disabilities
 
 Medicare Savings Programs: Good News for Many Medicare Enrollees
  The State of Connecticut offers financial assistance to eligible Medicare enrollees through our 'Medicare Savings Programs.' These programs may help pay Medicare Part B premiums, deductibles and co-insurance. More people are eligible now than ever before.
 
 About the Medicare Savings Programs
 
 Application for the Medicare Savings Programs
 
 Additional Help - the Low Income Subsidy
 
 DSS Clients May be Eligible to Have Pets Spayed/Neutered/Vaccinated at Low-Cost
  If you are eligible for one or more of seven DSS programs, you may also qualify to have your pet spayed or neutered, and vaccinated, at a discounted price through the state Department of Agriculture’s Animal Population Control Program. Please follow this link for details and application.
 
 
Information for Visitors to the Department of Social Services Central Office
  During the summer of 2014, Department of Social Services’ central administration moved from 25 Sigourney Street to 55 Farmington Avenue in Hartford.
 
 Please click here to view the State of Connecticut’s application to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for funding under its Demonstration to Integrate Care for Medicare-Medicaid Enrollees.
  Please follow the link above to see draft copy of the demonstration, and to get details on how to comment or ask questions about the Demonstration.
 

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 TANF Plan 2011 to 2014 Draft -- Comments Form
  The State of Connecticut is preparing a comprehensive TANF Plan 2011 to 2014
 
 
Commissioner - Department of Social Services
 
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 Divisions Within the Department
 

 
Contracts
 
 Contracts - (CSS) Child Support Services
 
 Contracts - (MFP) Money Follows the Person
 
 Contracts - (SNS) Safety Net Services
 
 Contracts - (RAP) Refugee Assistance Program
 
 Contracts - (MED) Medicaid
 
 Contracts - (ECH) CT Energy Assistance
 
 Contracts - (FSP) Food Stamp Nutrition & Education
 
 Contracts - (DWS) Disability Waiver Services
 
 Contracts - (HHD) Human Resources Development - Hispanic
 
 Contracts - (FIP) Fatherhood Initiative Program
 
 Contracts - (CBG) Community Services Block Grant
 
 Contracts - (FAM) Family Services - Miscellaneous
 
 Contracts - (FSE) Food Stamp Employment and Training
 
 Contracts - (TPP) Teenage Pregnancy Prevention
 
 Contracts - (NF) Neighborhood Facilities (Bond Funds)
 
 Contracts - (CSV) Community Services
 
 Contracts - (CHC) Connecticut Home Care
 
 Contracts - (SBG) Social Services Block Grant
 
 Contracts - (TTW) Transportation to Work
 
 Contracts - (EFP) Emergency Food Program
 
 Contracts - (NP) Non-Spending Plan
 
 Contracts - Other - TECH, etc.
 
 Contracts - (SSP) Emergency Shelters for Domestic Violence
 
 Contracts - (HUO) Husky Outreach
 
 Contracts - (NSP) Nutrition Supplemental Program
 
 Contracts - (ITS) Information Technology Services
 
 Contracts - (ACU) Alternate Care Unit
 
 Contracts - (CEN) Central Processing
 
 Contracts - (MOP) Medical Care Operations
 
 Contracts - (QUA) Quality Assurance
 
 Contracts - (HRD) Human Resource Development
 
 Contracts - (HUS) Husky Plus
 
 Contracts - (DEN) Dental Outreach
 
 Contracts - (HSF) Hurricane Sandy Funds
 
 Contracts - (TBI) Traumatic Brain Injury
 
 Contracts - (BHP) Behavioral Health Program
 
 Contracts - (MMX) Medicare Maximization
 
 Contracts - (HSI) Human Services Infrastructure Initiative
 
 Contracts - (CTF) Children's Trust Fund
 
 Contracts - (OSD) Organizational & Skill Development
 

 
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 NSP - Expired Contracts
 
 CBG - Expired Contracts
 
 FAM - Expired Contracts
 

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 Human Service Infrastructure Initiative is Launched By DSS
 
 The Vision For Connecticut's Human Services Infrastructure
 
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 DSS - Press Release 09/09/1998
 
 Legislative Panel Acts on Bill No. 5617
 
 State Brings Criminal Charges and Civil Claims Action against Stamford-based Dental Provider Alleging Medicaid Fraud
 
 Press Release - 9/25/2014
 

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HUSKY (Medicaid) Coverage for Breast and Cervical Cancer
 

 Request For Proposals / Quotations/Applications
 
 DSS Releases HUSKY Outreach Request for Applications (RFA)
  HUSKY Outreach RFA implements Governor's $1 million initiative to boost the number of children and teenagers enrolled in Connecticut's HUSKY Healthcare program.
 
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 HUSKY & Charter Oak Bidder's Library
 

 
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