Welfare/TFA

TFA is Temporary Family Assistance. It’s usually called "welfare" or "state." TFA is Connecticut’s cash assistance program for low-income parents, including teenage parents, and their children.
If your family has very LOW or NO income or you have a disability and can’t work, you may be able to get cash assistance from the State. Read this to learn: who can get it; how to apply; how much you could get; what you can do if they want to stop your assistance; and more.
Need help paying your bills? Find out about programs that can provide cash, food, housing, medical care, child care, energy assistance, and more. Wonder if your kids have to change schools because you’re homeless? This article gives information for people with –or without– kids, veterans, those...
The Supplemental Nutrition Assitance Program (SNAP), formerly known as the Food Stamp Program, is a nutrition program that helps low-income individuals and families buy food.
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 benefits survey will help you determine if you could get help to pay for things like food, health insurance, and child care.
The ABC Calculator was created to help people in Connecticut find out what State and Federal programs they may be eligible for. You will anonymously answer a few questions about yourself and anyone who lives with you. Then the ABC...
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...
This website is a quick and easy way for people who live in Connecticut to find out if they might be able to get help with:Buying Food (SNAP or food stamps)Medical BenefitsCash AssistanceSee also:ConneCT: Apply for Assistance
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.
Access your state benefits account, track your application, check your benefit amounts and more.
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...
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...