Federally Recognized Tribes in Connecticut:

    • Mashantucket Pequot Indian Tribe

    • Mohegan Tribe of Indians of Connecticut


Public Affairs Specialists (PASs) are the spokespersons for the Social Security Administration (SSA) with the general public through their community outreach efforts. Using a wide variety of community and media channels, public affairs specialists disseminate information on Social Security programs, benefits, and customer service initiatives in local communities. Through their efforts, they promote better cooperation among community organizations and improved public access to the SSA programs.

You can use the Contact Us link to access several options for contacting SSA, including online access at socialsecurity.gov and our toll-free numbers, 1-800-772-1213 and TTY number 1-800-325-0778.

The local PASs who serve the state of Connecticut are:

Robert Rodriguez Benjamin Rhodes III
233 Main Street, 2nd Floor 51 North Elm steet, Suite1
New Britain, CT 06051 Waterbury, CT 06702
(866) 858-6086 ext. 18636 (877) 405-9520 ext. 24816
Cheryl Tudino
Social Security Administration
One Empire Plaza 6th Floor
Providence, RI 02903
(877) 402-0808 ext. 20363

Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Government


Tribal Government:
Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Government
Urban Indian Health:
Pequot Health Care
Education-Student Programs:
Native American and Indigenous Studies at Yale
Institute for American Indian Studies
38 Curtis Rd
Washington CT 06793
Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center
110 Pequot Trail
Mashantucket CT 06338

Mohegan Indian Tribe of Connecticut


Tribal Government:
The Mohegan Tribal Government
Education-Student Programs:
Tantaquidgeon Museum
1819 Route 32
Uncasville CT 06382

Tribal Health Centers

Mashantucket Health Department:
Mashantucket Tribal Nation
Shanna Reels, Tribal Health Services Director 75 Route 2
P.O. Box 3260
Mashantucket, CT 06338
Department. Phone: (860) 312-8014
After Business Hours: If urgent, please dial (860) 396-6612.
Fax: (860) 312-4883
Department. Email: SReels@mptn.org
Department. Website: http://www.mashantucket.com/ihs.aspx

Third Party Video Service Delivery (VSD) Capability

Social Security Administration
960 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Hartford, CT 06103
(877) 619-2851

Hartford Social Security Office provides VSD service to the:

Bristol Senior Center
240 Stafford Ave
Bristol, CT 06010
Hours: Every Wednesday from 9:00am – 12:00 noon
Social Security Administration
3885 Main Street, 3rd Floor
Bridgeport, CT 06606
(866) 331- 6399

Bridgeport Social Security Office provides VSD service to the:

Norwalk Public Library
1 Belden Ave
Norwalk, CT
Hours: Every Friday 9:00am – 12:00 noon