Connecticut Dept. of Social Services

55 Farmington Avenue
Hartford, CT

General location for information about medical benefits, help buying food, and/or cash assistance.  Site contains a tool to identify eligible benefits based on family size, income, etc. Also contains links to apply for benefits. Depending on your eligibility, benefits you can apply for through ConnectEd include SNAP, TFA, Husky, Family Planning Services Medicare, Long-term Care, SAGA Cash Assistance, and Temporary Family Assistance. For FAQs, please visit the site referenced above.

Stamford Dept. of Social Services

Stamford Government Center
888 Washington Boulevard, 9th Floor
Stamford, CT 06901

Phone: (203) 977-4050
Fax: (203) 977-5775

Programs include Every Child Matters (healthcare assistance), Healthcare Related Programs (Access Health CT, Husky A, B, C, QHP), Case Management for Adults, Families, Seniors and Disabled (Assess client needs, coordinate services and resources to meet those needs, evaluate and provide follow up services as needed), Community Referrals and Information (Information for emergency shelter, food, clothing, affordable housing, landlord/tenant issue, etc.), Fair Rent (Social Services Commission receives, investigates, processes, resolves or hears tenant complaints alleging unfair rent increases, service reductions or retaliatory actions), and Uniform Relocation Assistance (URAA) (Assistance for individuals and families displaced from residential rental properties due to code enforcement activities).