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Watch this video to learn about how to apply and appeal for disability at Social Security. This video covers federal laws so the information in it is true no matter what state you live in.
This video describes your rights under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act.  Because this video is about federal laws, the information in it is true for every state. Watch this video to learn about FMLA laws when: 
If you have bed bugs, you are not alone. Cases of bed bugs have been on the rise, especially in the last ten years. Here is some information about dealing with a bed bug infestation.
You have rights at work that protect you -- before, during and after pregnancy. Your employer cannot ask you about your plans to have children or about your pregnancy. You cannot be fired, denied a job or promotion, or be treated differently because of pregnancy. Read this to find out about time...
2-1-1 is a free service that can help you with many different kinds of problems, including substance abuse, domestic violence, suicide prevention, financial problems, and more. It is available 24 hours a day and 365 days per year.
This online service, created by The National Council on Aging and other partners, screens for federal, state and some local private and public benefits for older adults (ages 55 and over). BenefitsCheckUp also provides a detailed...
The CT Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities is the lead state agency on eliminating discrimination through civil and human rights enforcement.File a Discrimination Complaint
Use this form to report a possible violation of the Connecticut Family and Medical Leave Act with the Connecticut Department of Labor.
Promotes and administers comprehensive, recovery-oriented services in the areas of mental health treatment and substance abuse prevention and treatment throughout Connecticut.
Mission is to:Meet basic needs of food, shelter, economic support and health care.Promote and support the choice to live with dignity in one's own home and community.Promote and support the achievement of economic viability in the...
This office provides the opportunity for applicants and recipients of DSS programs to request a hearing to contest actions taken by DSS.
The Connecticut Mission of Mercy is affectionately referred to as CTMOM. The two day clinic provides free dental care to the underserved and uninsured in Connecticut – those that would otherwise go without dental care.
The goal of the FamilyWize® Community Service Partnership is to reduce the cost of medicine for children, families and individuals by distributing a free prescription drug discount card. Anyone can use this card. Follow the link above to...
To find a location, go to www.ctsummerfood.org, text "CTMeals" to 877-877, or dial 2-1-1.
A federal government web site that provides information on the Affordable Care Act.Take a video tour of healthcare.gov.
This page tells you the steps you must take the change the gender marker on your birth certificate in Connecticut.
HUSKY Health is the State of Connecticut’s public health coverage program for eligible children, parents, relative caregivers, senior citizens, individuals with disabilities, adults without children, and pregnant women.
MedlinePlus will direct you to information to help answer health questions. MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related...
NAMI-CT offers a variety of support groups throughout the state in conjunction with its local affiliates, including groups for parents, siblings, spouses, and parents of children and adolescents, and people with psychiatric disorders.
Operation Fuel provides assistance to Connecticut residents to help them cover their energy costs.Bookmark this link and check it often to get the latest information about Operation Fuel program updates.
A free text message service for pregnant women and new moms to get information about caring for their baby and health.
If you are pregnant or have a child that's less than a year old, you can sign up for this service, which will send you important information and reminders to improve your health and the health of your baby.
Watch this video to learn about how to apply and appeal for disability at Social Security. This video covers federal laws so the information in it is true no matter what state you live in.Get a PDF of this video that you can print out and...
This video describes your rights under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act.  Because this video is about federal laws, the information in it is true for every state. Watch this video to learn about FMLA laws when: you...