DSS provides a range of financial assistance programs to meet basic needs and encourage independence.
Some of these programs include:
- Energy Assistance: Helps with energy bills through the Crisis Assistance Program and Safety Net Services.
- HUSKY (Medicaid): Provides health coverage for eligible individuals.
- Med-Connect: Medicaid for employed individuals with disabilities.
- Temporary Family Assistance (TFA): Cash assistance for basic and special needs.
- State Plans: Describes Connecticut’s programs for needy families.
- EBT (Electronic Benefits Transfer): A reliable benefit delivery system