Social Security

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.
Can’t work because of a disability? You may be able to get help from the government. Your disability could be a physical condition or a mental health condition. Read this to find out about the two programs (SSDI and SSI), how to apply, how to appeal and more.
This article explains what SSI is, whether household income matters in SSI, and more.
This video is for people who get SSDI (Social Security Disability Insurance). It will explain what you can do if Social Security sends you a letter telling you that they are going to take money out of your check for an overpayment.
This video is for people who get SSI (Supplemental Security Income). It will explain what you can do if Social Security sends you a letter telling you that they are going to take money out of your check for an overpayment.
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 Office of Protection and Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities (“P&A” or “OPA”) is an independent state agency established to safeguard and advance the civil and human rights of people with disabilities in Connecticut.P&A...
Follow the link above to find a Social Security Administration office near you. You may also contact the Social Security Administration by calling their national toll-free number: 1-800-772-1213.
Oversees Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) program, child care, child support enforcement, child abuse and neglect, etc.
A list of common legal words and their definitions compiled by the Connecticut Judicial Branch. If you didn't find what you were looking for in the Connecticut Judicial Branch glossary, try this glossary of legal terms by the U.S....
The federal government maintains a web site designed to simplify access to information about government programs called GovBenefits.gov.  Users enter the site and check boxes indicating, for example, that they are unemployed or the...
Infoline (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...
Includes information about Social Security retirement and disability benefits.
Resources for advocates and the public. Not affiliated with SSA.
Use this page to estimate your Social Security benefits.
The Appearance form tells the court that you plan to participate in the case and that you should get a notice whenever something happens in the case. This form is also used to tell the court when you have changed your address.Help text for...
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 is for people who get SSDI (Social Security Disability Insurance). It will explain what you can do if Social Security sends you a letter telling you that they are going to take money out of your check for an overpayment. If you...
This video is for people who get SSI (Supplemental Security Income). It will explain what you can do if Social Security sends you a letter telling you that they are going to take money out of your check for an overpayment. If you get SSDI...
Infoline (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...
Ansonia307 Main St., 06401Phone: 866-331-7096Fax: 203-732-0522Manager: Paul FotiBridgeport3885 Main St., 3rd Floor, 06606Phone: 866-331-6399Fax: 203-365-8470Manager: Mrs. CannaBristol225 North Main St., Room 400, 06010Phone: 860-314-...
Hartford OfficeWilliam R. Cotter Federal Building135 High Street, Room 331Hartford, CT 06103866-931-2878New Haven OfficeConnecticut Financial Center157 Church Street, 22nd FloorNew Haven, CT 06510866-613-2750
The Office of Protection and Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities ("P&A" or "OPA") is an independent state agency established to safeguard and advance the civil and human rights of people with disabilities in Connecticut.In...
Statewide Legal Services is a telephone hotline helping callers with legal problems in Connecticut. They talk to callers about many different non-criminal legal problems. Some of the problems they can talk to you about include family,...