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Social Services

The Department of Social Services (DSS) operate programs Cash Assistance, Medicaid or SNAP benefits.  The following programs may be very helpful to individuals with ... continue reading

The Personal Care Assistance (PCA) Medicaid Waiver Program

The Personal Care Assistance (PCA) Medicaid Waiver Program is a home and community-based services waiver that provides personal care assistance services under Medicaid. Income ... continue reading

Community First Choice

Community First Choice (CFC) is a new program in Connecticut offered to active Medicaid members as part of the Affordable Care Act. It is ... continue reading

The Supplemental Nutrition Program (SNAP)

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly the Food Stamp Program, is a federally funded program that helps low-income individuals to buy food. The ... continue reading

Temporary Family Assistance (TFA)

Temporary Family Assistance (TFA) is a cash assistance program that provides monthly cash and employment assistance to eligible families throughout Connecticut to support basic ... continue reading

State Administered General Assistance (SAGA)

State-Administered General Assistance (SAGA) is a DSS-run program that provides cash assistance to those who are permanently or temporarily unable to work due to ... continue reading

State Supplement

The State Supplement program provides cash assistance to the Aged, Blind, or Disabled to supplement their income. In order to receive benefits, individuals must ... continue reading