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Government Benefits Available to Citizens of Washington, DC


Want to learn more about helpful government programs that you may qualify for? Search over 600 benefit programs available from various government agencies all in one location.

The Higher Education Financial Services' programs and services include, but are not limited to: The D.C. Adoption Scholarship (DCAS)- DCAS offers grant awards up to $10,000 per year for up to six years, with a lifetime maximum of $50,000, to Distr...
DC Healthy Families covers children, adolescents under age 19 who live alone, pregnant women, and parents/guardians. DC Healthy Families is funded by the District of Columbia and Federal Government and is administered by the Department of Health, Med...
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), a program funded by the Federal Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) helps low-income residents meet their home energy needs, and provides emergency assistance to households whose electri...
The DC Medicaid programs pays the medical bills of certain DC residents who have low incomes. If you are 65 or older or disabled, you may be eligible. Also, you may be eligible if you are pregnant or have children. If your income is over the limit, y...
The National School Breakfast and Lunch Programs provide reimbursement for nutritionally balanced low-cost or free lunches and breakfast served to children attending public or private non-profit schools. In the 2002-2003 school year, the National Sch...
The Special Milk Program provides milk to children in schools and childcare institutions who do not participate in other Federal meal service programs. The program reimburses schools for the milk they serve. Schools in the National School Lunch or...
The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides supplemental foods, nutrition education and referrals to health care, at no cost, to low-income pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants, and chil...
The DC Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) provides reimbursement for free, nutritious meals and snacks served to DC children 18 and younger. These meals help children in low-income areas get the nutrition they need to learn, play, and grow throughout...
The Districts' Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) program helps low-income residents and families buy the food they need for good health....
Unemployment insurance benefits provide temporary financial assistance to workers unemployed through no fault of their own that meet the District of Columbia's eligibility requirements....

Other Help & Aid Resources in Washington, DC

Washington, DC welfare resources are available through different outlets. Find the nearest location and make contact with a community outreach center today.

Accion International

1401 New York Ave NW # 500, Washington, DC

(202) 393-5113

American Cancer Society

1875 Connecticut Ave NW # 730, Washington, DC

(202) 483-2600

American Diabetes Association

1025 Connecticut Ave NW # 1005, Washington, DC

(202) 331-8303

American Foundation-The Blind

820 1st St NE, Washington, DC

(202) 408-0200

American Institute For Cancer

1759 R St NW, Washington, DC

(202) 328-7744

American Red Cross

2025 E St NW, Washington, DC

(202) 737-8300

Anacostia Economic Development

1800 Martin Luther King Jr Ave, Washington, DC

(202) 889-5100

Animal Welfare Institute

900 Pennsylvania Ave, Washington, DC

(202) 337-2332

Animal Welfare Institute

1207 7th St, Washington, DC

(202) 546-5292

Associates For Renewal-Education

45 P St NW, Washington, DC

(202) 483-9424

Bread For the City Inc

1640 Good Hope Rd SE, Washington, DC

(202) 561-8587

Caear Coalition Foundation

2001 S St NW # 510, Washington, DC

(202) 232-6749

Center For Child Protection

714 G St SE, Washington, DC

(202) 544-3144

Child Welfare League-America

50 F St NW, Washington, DC

(202) 393-0195

Christ House

1717 Columbia Rd NW, Washington, DC

(202) 328-1100

Coalition For the Homeless

87 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC

(202) 265-4425

College Bound

128 M St NW # 220, Washington, DC

(202) 842-0858

Committee of 100 On the Fed

1317 G St NW, Washington, DC

(202) 628-8030

Communications Workers-America

501 3rd St NW # C1, Washington, DC

(202) 434-1100

Community of Hope

1413 Girard St NW, Washington, DC

(202) 232-7356

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute

911 2nd St NE, Washington, DC

(202) 543-1771

Consortium For Child Welfare

1438 Rhode Island Ave NE, Washington, DC

(202) 547-1589

Consortium-Social Science Association

1701 K St NW, Washington, DC

(202) 842-3525

Deaf-Reach

3521 12th St NE, Washington, DC

(202) 832-6681

East River Park Inc

3939 Benning Rd NE, Washington, DC

(202) 396-2602