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Self Sufficiency Standard


ConnecticutSelf-Sufficiency Standard for Connecticut
What do families need to meet basic needs?

Overlooked & Undercounted
How many households have incomes below the Self-Sufficiency Standard in Connecticut?

Economic Security Pathways
How can families reach long-term economic security?   

    Connecticut Healthcare Affordability Index (CHAI)
    CHAI measures the impact of healthcare costs on a household’s ability to afford all basic needs, like housing, transportation, childcare, and groceries. CHAI starts with the Self-Sufficiency Standard for Connecticut and adds in additional details that influence healthcare costs such as type of insurance coverage, age, and health risk. 

    Office of Health Strategy and The Office of the State Comptroller 
    Connecticut Permanent Commission on the Status of Women