See how assistance benefits can work for you and your family by reading program descriptions below:
Financial assistance is provided to eligible families to help with the cost of child care so they can work or attend education programsEnergy 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 WomenHealth Care Coverage (Other)
Aged, Blind, or Disabled (ABD)Medicare Part D CostsSavings Program (Medicaid for MedicareBeneficiaries)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.