Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty

Representing the 5th District of Connecticut
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Additional Services and Resources

Art Competition

The annual Congressional Art Competition highlights artwork from high school students in 5th Congressional District. Learn more about the House of Representatives' nation-wide high school arts competition.

Birth Certificates

Birth certificates, marriage certificates, and death certificates are available through the Connecticut Office of Vital Statistics.

Consumer Protection

Advice on avoiding scams and rip-offs, as well as tips on a wide variety of other consumer topics. Learn more about consumer protection.

Disaster Preparedness

Information on preparing for earthquakes, hurricanes, and other disasters.

Federal Business Opportunities

Learn about the procurement procedures for doing business with the Federal government.

Government Resources

A list of government websites, offices, courts, etc. in one convenient place.

Grants and Federal Domestic Assistance

There are thousands of federal grant programs that your organization might be eligible to apply, and I am often asked about what is available. Learn about the available resources to help eligible grant seekers find information on federal grants, loans, and financial assistance for projects, as well as on private funding.

Health Care Reform

Whether you're seeking more information about the Affordable Care Act, comparing and shopping for new health care plans through Access Health CT, or have questions about your new coverage, my office is here to serve as a resource. Per the Affordable Care Act, anyone without health insurance coverage will face a tax penalty.

Homeowners Assistance and Mortgage Relief

For many, owning a home may seem out of reach. Others may have found themselves struggling to pay their mortgage and stay in their homes. There are some government assistance programs that may help.

Identity Theft

Information on how to protect your identity from being stolen.


Resources for Connecticut residents who are seeking employment.

Missing Children

Please help us find these Connecticut missing children.


We may be able to help you expedite your passport application in an emergency, report lost passports, and monitor overseas travel restrictions.

Social Secuirty and Medicare

Find out if you're eligible to enroll in Social Security or Medicare.

Student Financial Aid

Learn about the process of locating and applying for financial aid.

Tax Resources

Tax Day, April 15, can be a stressful time for families. Learn more about tax credits and deductions that may save you money, get help filing your taxes, and find out if the IRS owes you money.

Unclaimed Property

The State of Connecticut is holding a large amounts of unclaimed property. Is some of it yours? Common forms of unclaimed property include savings or checking accounts, stocks, uncashed dividends or payroll checks, refunds, traveler’s checks, trust distributions, insurance payments or refunds and life insurance policies, annuities, certificates of deposit, customer overpayments, utility security deposits, mineral royalty payments, and contents of safe deposit boxes.