Social Services Block Grant (SSBG)

What is the Social Services Block Grant

SSBG is a service for vulnerable and/or at-risk individuals experiencing 2 or more barriers to self-sufficiency. Services include but are not limited to Income Support, Employment, Housing, Domestic Violence Victim Support, Mental Health & Substance Abuse Referrals.

Services Offered

  • Food & Nutrition Assistance
  • State and Federal benefits application completion
  • Goal planning
  • Housing information & assistance
  • Referrals to other services
  • Help to find education or training opportunities
  • Job search & resume writing
Eligibility Requirements

Program requirements for the Social Services Block Grant are as follows:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Live in the catchment areas: New Haven, E
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Live in the catchment areas: New Haven,
  • ast Haven, West Haven, North Haven, and Hamden.
  • Need at least two or more services (Housing, Income Support, etc.).
  • Household income is at or below the 150% Federal Poverty Guideline
  • Individuals must be considered Vulnerable and/or At-Risk
To Inquiry about the Social Services Block Grant, please submit your inquiry below: