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Government Benefits Available to CT Citizens

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is a Federally-funded program that helps low-income households with their home energy bills. LIHEAP can help you stay warm in the winter and cool in the summer. By doing so, you can reduce the ris...
The HUSKY Plan is designed to help all children who do not have health insurance. It includes services under the traditional Medicaid program (now known as HUSKY Part A). It also provides brand-new health services for children in higher-income famili...
Head Start is a Federal program that promotes the school readiness of children from birth to age five from low-income families by enhancing their cognitive, social, and emotional development. Head Start programs provide a learning environment that su...
The Connecticut Medicaid program provides for remedial, preventive, and long term medical care for income eligible aged, blind or disabled individuals, and families with children. Payment is made directly to health care providers, by the Connecticut ...
The National School Breakfast and Lunch programs are administered by the Connecticut Department of Education's Bureau of Health and Nutrition Services, Child/Family/School Partnerships. They serve as meal programs, operating in public and nonprofit p...
The Special Milk Program (SMP) provides milk to children in schools and child care institutions who do not participate in other Federal meal service programs. The SMP reimburses schools for the milk they serve. Schools in the National School Lunch or...
The Connecticut Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides breastfeeding education and support, nutrition assessment, nutrition education, referrals to health care, and other support and supplemental foods ...
Just as learning does not end when school lets out, neither does the need for good nutrition. Children who aren't hungry learn better, act better and feel better. The Connecticut Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) helps eligible children get the nutr...
The United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as the Food Stamp Program, provides food benefits, access to a healthy diet, and education on food preparation and nutrition to low-...
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) provides services and benefits to needy families. TANF was designed to give states flexibility to operate programs that serve one of the following purposes: Provide assistance to needy families so ...
Unemployment insurance benefits provide temporary financial assistance to workers unemployed through no fault of their own that meet Connecticut's eligibility requirements....
The Weatherization Assistance Program was established to help low-income families and individuals decrease their home energy costs and to be attentive to energy-related health and safety issues in the home. The Weatherization Assistance Program of Co...

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