Effective June 19, a change was made to CommonHelp. If you are an existing user and log in after this change, you must reset your password. To reset your password, you will need your User ID and one of the following:
1) email address you used to create your account;
2) Case # and Client ID associated to your account; or
3) CommonHelp application #

Also, if your existing User ID has more than 30 characters or begins with # or *, you must create a new account.

HEALTH CARE ONLY

Apply for Health Care Coverage for you and your family.

ALL BENEFIT PROGRAMS

Apply for help with food, child care, heating and
cooling bills, health care and cash assistance.


RENEW MY BENEFITS
RENEW MY BENEFITS
Submit a request to continue my benefits.

CHECK MY BENEFITS
CHECK MY BENEFITS
Check the status of my application or get information about my case.
AM I ELIGIBLE?
AM I ELIGIBLE?
AM I ELIGIBLE?
AM I ELIGIBLE?
Answer short questions to see what benefits I may be eligible to receive.

REPORT MY CHANGES
REPORT MY CHANGES
Update or report information about my household.
Find Local Office
Find Local Office
Find Local Office
Find Local Office
Find the local office in the city / county where you live.

See how assistance benefits can work for you and your family by reading program descriptions below:

Child Care Services

Financial assistance is provided to eligible families to help with the cost of child care so they can work or attend education programs

Energy Assistance (Fuel, Crisis, or Cooling)

Low-income households may receive assistance with their energy bills.

Food Assistance (SNAP)

SNAP can be used like cash to buy eligible food items from authorized retailers.

Health Care Coverage (Families & Children)

Children's Health Insurance (FAMIS/FAMIS Plus)
Pregnant Women

Health Care Coverage (Other)

Aged, Blind, or Disabled (ABD)
Medicare Part D Costs
Savings Program (Medicaid for Medicare
Beneficiaries)

Temporary Cash Assistance for Families with Minor Children (TANF)

TANF is designed to help needy families achieve self-sufficiency. Virginia has received block grants to operate programs that accomplish this.

Auxiliary Grant

The Auxiliary Grant (AG) Program provides financial assistance to eligible individuals with Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and other low-income aged, blind, and disabled individuals interested in residing in a Department of Social Services licensed Assisted Living Facility or a local department of social services approved Adult Foster Care Home. The grant supplements the individual's income to pay the established AG rate.

Virginia government agencies and partners participating in CommonHelp:



Virginia Department For Aging and Rehabilitative Services

Department of Medical Assistance Services

Department of Social Services

Virginia Health Care Foundation

Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services

Department of Health

Department of Housing and Community Development

US Department of Agriculture

Electronic Benefit Transfer

2-1-1 Virginia

Social Security

VDSS Local Departments of Social Services

Voter Registration

EasyAccess

EasyAccess is a web portal that provides information to consumers about public supports and assistance for long term services. It is an easy way for Virginians to learn about and connect with services for older adults and individuals with disabilities. EasyAccess is part of Virginia's No Wrong Door System, designed to provide options for consumers seeking home and community-based services.