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Entitlement Programs

CT Department of Social Services (DSS) applications for SNAP (food stamps), cash assistance, and medical insurance are available at our office.  DSS applications can be mailed to the DSS ConneCT Scanning Center, PO Box 1320, Manchester, CT 06045-1320 or presented to a DSS worker at the regional office at 342 Main Street, Danbury, CT; walk-in hours are 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., Monday-Friday on a first come basis. New Milford Social Services may provide assistance with the preparation of applications on a case by case basis.

Applications can also be done online by going to ConneCT.

We also have an Institute for Families Outreach Worker taking SNAP appointments once a month at our office.  Please call us for further details.

DSS Renewal Benefits can NOW be done online!  Enrollees can renew their benefits or report changes and upload supporting verifications and documents.  You will need to be a registered MyAccount user to proceed.

ConneCT, www.connect.ct.gov ,is the Connecticut Department of Social Services' customer service website that allows DSS clients online access to their account, helps state residents determine if they may be eligible for benefits, and apply online.

Features include:
                         1. MyAccount allows clients to set up an online account to check the status of their benefits. Data is stored securely and can be easily accessed by computer or smartphone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  You can also use your MyAccount to renew your benefits, makes changes and upload verifications/documents to DSS.

                          2.Am I Eligible is a confidential and anonymous interactive pre-screening tool that allows visitors to see if they may be eligible for DSS services. 

DSS Customer Service Call Line is 1-855-626-6632
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End Hunger CT (EHC) provides an opportunity to  apply for SNAP by phone at 1-866-974-SNAP(7627) or online at www.endhungerct.org/resources/snap.   EHC! SNAP call center is available until 9pm Monday-Friday, and weekends 11am-5pm.  Clients calling after hours may leave a message; it will be received immediately and returned shortly by an outreach associate. The number is 866-974-SNAP.         

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Access Health CT will assist people with applying  for medical insurance, including Husky, for families and individuals.  You can call ACCESS HEALTH CT directly at 1-855-805-4325 or online at www.accesshealthct.com

           

 

 

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Contact Information

2 Pickett District Road
New Milford, CT 06776

[Please send all mail to 10 Main Street, New Milford, CT 06776]

Phone:  (860) 355-6079 
Fax:      (860) 355-6019
Email: socialservices@newmilford.org

Office hours:  Monday - Friday         8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.