dhs

DHS

The Hypothermia Alert is currently DEACTIVATED.
If you or someone you know needs shelter, call 1-800-535-7252 or 311. For more information Click here.

DHS statement on possibly compromised TANF benefits. For more information, please Click here.

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ESA Public Benefits Call Center

General Inquiry

Inquiry

SNAP and TANF

The District’s Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program provides cash assistance to families in need, along with a suite of services to facilitate their path to success. The District of Columbia’s (District) Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) (formerly known as Food Stamps) helps low-income individuals and families by providing monthly benefits to purchase food.

Alliance

The DC Healthcare Alliance Program (“the Alliance”) is a locally-funded program designed to provide medical assistance to District residents who are not eligible for Medicaid.

Medicaid

District of Columbia Medicaid is a joint federal/state health insurance program that provides health care coverage to low-income and/or disabled individuals and families.