Hundreds rallied at the state Capitol Wednesday, calling for preservation of the social service “safety net” for the state’s neediest .
Clients of the Connecticut Department of Social Services and similar agencies in nine other states are not currently able to access their food stamp benefits using the debit-style card now used for the program.
The state is closing the 815-space parking garage at the state office building at 25 Sigourney Street in Hartford.
Social services providers across Connecticut are gearing up for an annual count of the state’s homeless population.
An audit of the Connecticut Department of Social Services shows the agency has made monthly benefits payments to welfare recipients after they’ve already died.
Governor Dannel Malloy has named a new commissioner for the Department of Social Services.
Nonprofit agencies that provide social services to hundreds of thousands of Connecticut residents are looking to the governor and state lawmakers to protect the state funding they rely upon.