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Wednesday, April 02, 2014

State Plans
  The Department of Social Services has revised the TANF Plan 2012-2014 to revise program descriptions and remove references to programs that are no longer included in the TANF financial claim. Please see a list of the Summary of Changes dated March 28, 2013 on pages 3 and 4 of the TANF Plan. The revised plan will be submitted to the Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families. Any comments from the public may be directed to julie.bisi@ct.gov or 860.424.5877.

The Administrative Plan for Section 8 Housing Program is also available through the “State Plans” link.

Monday, March 31, 2014
Gov. Malloy Announces $1.7 Million Federal Bonus for Children’s Health Care Enrollment
  Governor Dannel P. Malloy today (12/31/13) announced that the Obama Administration has awarded a $1.7 million performance bonus to Connecticut for continuing improvements in children’s health care enrollment efforts in the state.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014
  (HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that his administration is awarding $9 million in first-time funding to help Connecticut’s nursing home industry diversify services to meet the changing needs of older adults and other citizens with disabilities.

Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Governor Malloy Moves to Safeguard Food Benefits
  Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that his administration is taking immediate action to prevent nearly 50,000 Connecticut households from losing vital food benefits through cuts in the recently-passed Farm Bill.

Tuesday, February 25, 2014
EBT Policy Changes
  New EBT Location Withdrawal Restrictions in Temporary Family Assistance program.

Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Gov. Malloy: State Issues Action Plans for $82.5 Million in Federal Storm Sandy Recovery Funds
  Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that the state has released two action plans describing how a total of $82.5 million in federal relief funds will be expended to address the critical needs of Connecticut residents affected by Storm Sandy. [May 29, 2013]

Monday, December 30, 2013

Information for Visitors to the Department of Social Services
  Structural problems at the 25 Sigourney Street parking garage has caused the state Department of Administrative Services to permanently close the garage, to protect the safety of employees and the general public. Follow the link above for details and alternate parking arrangements


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