An Agency of the Commonwealth of Virginia
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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.

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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       CommonHelp
MEDICAL ASSISTANCE Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes CommonHelp
Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) Yes Yes Yes   Learn More
CHILD CARE* Yes Yes Yes   Yes   Learn More
*Please note that Child Care changes cannot be renewed or reported online
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