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Husky Health Plan
In June 1998, the State of Connecticut opened the
HUSKY Plan. HUSKY stands for Healthcare for UninSured
Youth. Itís a service for all children who need health coverage. HUSKY
offers a comprehensive health care benefit package for Connecticut children
up to age 19. Depending on your familyís income, there may be no cost to
you. Getting further information about HUSKY is easy. Just call our
Child Care Benefits (Care 4 Kids)
This is a child care assistance program
administered by the Department of Social Services (DSS). The
responsibility for the day-to-day operations of Care for Kids, including
the determination of eligibility and issuance of benefits, is provided
through a DSS contactor. Care for Kids provides financial child care
assistance to Temporary Family Assistance (TFA) recipients who participate in the Jobs First
Employment Services program (JFES), to low and moderate income working
families, teen parents and children in foster care.
Tax Credit (EITC)
individuals meet expenses. The federal government has established the EITC.
Eligible workers may receive these tax credits in the form of larger tax
refunds after filing their federal income tax returns.
Employment Success Program
This program provides
Jobs First Employment Services
(JFES) participants with in-depth home based assessments, intensive case
management and referrals to community resources.
Individual Performance Contract
This is a prevention
program that is designed to provide a participant with intensive home based
support service so she/he may be brought into compliance with her/his Jobs First Employment
Services Plan. The contractor provides services to those
individuals who are in danger of losing assistance at the end of their
21-month time limit because of non-compliance with the Jobs First
Employment Services requirements.