Low-Income Resources in Connecticut
Use the following resources to determine if you qualify to receive financial assistance from a variety of programs that operate throughout the state of Connecticut. Please contact us if you find any information missing or outdated.
Women, Infants, and Children
WIC is a federally funded nutrition program for Women, Infants, and Children that helps families by providing financial assistance to purchase healthy supplemental foods from WIC authorized vendors.
WIC also provides nutrition education, breastfeeding information and support as well as assisting in finding healthcare and other community services.
Phone Number: (866) 632-9992
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as Food Stamps, helps eligible individuals and families afford the cost of food at supermarkets, grocery stores and farmers’ markets.
Care4Kids helps low to moderate income families in Connecticut pay for child care costs. This program is sponsored by the Connecticut office of Early Childhood.
The Head Start Program
Head Start is a comprehensive "whole child", family-focused preschool program designed to help low-income and at-risk 3 and 4-year-old children and their families succeed in school and life.
Phone: +1(203) 777-4006
See the Ability. See How We Can Work Together. We welcome individuals, employers, family, youth, friends and colleagues to Connect-Ability—a special initiative for people with disabilities of all ages who are seeking employment for the first time or who want a new challenge, and employers of all sizes and in all industries who are seeking valuable, qualified workers. (Please note this is an external website not maintained by the Department of Social Services)
Additional Community Action Programs In Connecticut
Official CT GOV Direct List of Programs and Services - click here
Connecticut Assiciation for Community Action Home Page - click here