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Special Notice to DSS Clients and Partners about Phone Access
Please be advised that access to the Client Information Line (interactive voice-response system) will not be available beginning on Friday, July 31, at 7 p.m. and lasting through Saturday, August 1, at 12 p.m.  This temporary, planned outage is due to maintenance and logistical measures.  We anticipate that the Client Information Line phone access (1-855-6-CONNECT, or 1-855-626-6332) will be fully available at 12 p.m. on Saturday, August 1.  Thank you.
 

**New Rated Housing Application Process at DSS**
Important new information,
 
Effective August 1, 2015

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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