Bridgeport Social Services Department - Human Services

DSS Office hours are Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Services include but are not limited to: TANF, Energy Assistance, Connect to Work Program, Healthy Start, Senior Housing, Husky Healthcare, Jobs First, Medicare, Medicaid.

New! DSS Client Information Line & Benefits Center:

    1. Call 1-855-6-CONNECT (1-855-626-6632)
    (TTD/TTY 1-800-842-4524 for persons with speech or hearing difficulties)
    2. Follow the prompts to get the information you need
    Our new automated interactive voice response' telephone system will help DSS clients get the information you need without waiting to speak to an eligibility worker. You will also have the option of speaking to a worker, if you choose, during business hours.
    Please use this new, toll-free service instead of the local DSS numbers you have been using. This Client Information Line service is available 24/7. You can also connect directly to a worker in our Benefits Center by following the phone menu prompts, Monday through Friday, between 7:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. The Benefits Center is staffed with workers dedicated to answering your questions

Phone: (877) 551-2700
Address: 925 Housatonic Avenue Bridgeport, CT 06606
Website: Visit Website
Welfare Services Provided at this Office:
Child Services Food Assistance Housing Assistance Career and Eduation Cash Assistance Health Care Help with Utilities Legal Assistance
  • 2021-06-03

    I already applied for medical insurance and I’m staying with a friend i don’t pay rent but i really need food stamps to buy my own food,i was living in Knox Indiana for the last year and I’ve come back to Connecticut,I also have my EBT card for food stamps in Connecticut.

  • 2022-03-21

    Quienes pueden calificar para ayuda económica?

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