DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19, JOBS FIRST EMPLOYMENT SERVICES (JFES) PROGRAM SERVICES INCLUDING “STEPS TO SUCCESS” ORIENTATIONS ARE SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
During the suspension, your attendance at the American Job Center for JFES appointments or activities are not required. The Department of Social Services (DSS) will continue to issue cash payments as long as you remain eligible.
DSS or your JFES Job Seeker Consultant will be contacting you for updates. American Job Centers are closed to the public March 18 – April 3. Staff will be checking voice mail and email during that time. We plan to re-open Monday, April 6. Check back for updates.
Contact DSS at (855) 626-6632 or visit www.connect.ct.govwith questionsregarding your cash assistance benefits.