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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 Friday, July 3

In recognition of the national and state holiday observance of Independence Day, Department of Social Services offices are closed all day on Friday, July 3, 2015, and will resume regular business hours on Monday, July 6, 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


Special Notice to DSS Clients and Partners about
MyAccount & Phone Access

Please be advised that access to MyAccount (online benefit account) and the Client Information Line (interactive voice-response system) will not be available on Sunday, July 5, 2015, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.


The temporary, planned outage is due to maintenance and logistical measures.  We anticipate that MyAccount online access and Client Information Line phone access will be fully available at 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 5.  Thank you.

NEW!   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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