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Suspension of Bus Fares Statewide Continues Through March 31, 2023

The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) announced that all public transit buses will be fare-free across Connecticut through March 31, 2023. A previous policy signed by Governor Lamont made buses fare free from April 1, 2022 through June 30, 2022, but that was extended to December 1st in a budget passed by the legislature and signed by the Governor on May… Read more »


Governor Lamont Announces Release of Nearly $8.5 Million in Additional Resources To Connect Those Experiencing Homelessness With Support

Governor Lamont Announces Release of Nearly $8.5 Million in Additional Resources To Connect Those Experiencing Homelessness With Support Posted on November 10, 2022 (HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that his administration is releasing nearly $8.5 million additional aid to connect those experiencing homelessness with support services – including housing, food, and mental… Read more »


Low Income Household Water Assistance Program Coming to CT

Overview Connecticut Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) ***Applications for the Connecticut Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) and the Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) 2022-203 Program Year are being accepted starting September 1, 2022.*** Households with annual income at or below 60 percent of the state median income can qualify for this one-time water assistance… Read more »


CT Energy Assistance Program: How to Apply

You can apply online, by phone, by email, by mail, or in person at your local Community Action Agency (CAA). Find your local CAA in the table below. Apply online: Online applications are now open. Click here to get started.  Apply by phone: Call your local Community Action Agency and request assistance applying for CEAP over the phone… Read more »


A Financial Fireside Chat, Monday, 11/14/22, 12-1 PM

Please join the Governor’s Council for Women and Girls’ Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity and Workforce Equity, Financial Literacy Workgroup on Monday, November 14, 2022 for a program focused on innovative approaches to financial education.  See link below to register and join the program! A FINANCIAL FIRESIDE CHAT Monday, November 14, 2022, from 12-1:00 p.m Join… Read more »


Medicare Open Enrollment: Tips to Protect Yourself and Get the Coverage that Serves You

Medicare Open Enrollment: Tips to Protect Yourself and Get the Coverage that Serves You Every year during Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) from October 15th to December 7th, millions of beneficiaries have the opportunity to switch or drop their current plan and enroll in a new plan that better suits their health care needs. When… Read more »


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