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Beginning Nov. 1, 2023, visit Virginia's Insurance Marketplace to enroll in a health and/or dental plan. The Marketplace makes it easy for you to choose the type of coverage you need. Virginia residents who are no longer eligible for Medicaid/FAMIS may qualify for marketplace coverage. To get started, visit and select 'Get Covered.'


SNAP Reimbursement Funds

Beginning July 17, the Virginia Department of Social Services can replace certain SNAP benefits stolen from EBT accounts through fraudulent means. Learn more .

The Virginia Department of Social Services develops and administers programs that provide timely and accurate income support benefits and employment services to families and individuals in the Commonwealth. These programs assist citizens as they transition from dependency on public assistance programs to self-sufficiency.

What do I need to apply?

Program Name Address Date of Birth Social Security # Citizenship Status IRS Tax Filing Info Apply Now
SNAP Yes Yes         CommonHelp
TANF Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes   CommonHelp
LIHEAP Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes   CommonHelp
MEDICAL ASSISTANCE Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes CommonHelp
CHILD CARE* Yes Yes Yes   Yes   Learn More
*Please note that Child Care changes cannot be renewed or reported online
VIM Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes VA Insurance Marketplace
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