State of CT Social Services Department New Britain
30 Christian Lane
New Britain, CT - 06051
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Emergency Housing Program for Cash Recipients
Description:(CASH RECIPIENTS ONLY!) Social Work Services units at regional DSS offices can provide placement in temporary housing for eligible TFA, SAGA Cash, or State Supplement recipients. Clients can stay in temporary housing for up to 60 days; they are also entitled to moving expenses and 60 days of storage.
Eligibility: TFA, SAGA Cash, or State Supplement recipients who have lost permanent housing due to eviction or foreclosure, illegal lockout, domestic violence, fire or other natural disaster, living conditions which have been declared unsafe or unfit by a housing code enforcement officer, certain shared housing situations (primary tenant is being evicted, is involved in criminal activity, or will be evicted if client does not move out).
Application: People receiving cash assistance from DSS, including SAGA, call Social Work Services units at DSS regional offices and suboffices to arrange for emergency housing
Site hours:M,T,F: 8:30am-4:30pm; W,Th: 8:30am-12noon (W,Th afternoons: emergencies only)