Families with children that didn’t file a tax return can still claim thousands of dollars from the expanded 2021 Child Tax Credit. If you had a baby in 2020 or 2021, you could get up to $5,000 in COVID stimulus payments and child tax benefits, even if you have never done taxes before or have no or low income.
Local and Other Resources
Apply for the Affordable Connectivity Program for Internet Discounts
The Affordable Connectivity Program is a U.S. government program run by the Federal Communications Commission to help households that qualify pay for internet service and devices such as laptops and tablets.
Get Help with Buying Food
1 in 10 Virginians struggle with hunger. If you are struggling to feed yourself or your family, the Department of Social Services offers several food assistance programs that can help.
Find Housing Support Today
It’s important that every Virginian has a safe place to sleep at night. The Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) offers many resources that prevent homelessness in communities.
Apply for Income Assistance
It is important that every family in Virginia has enough money to meet their basic needs. The Department of Social Services can help struggling families through the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program.
Get Help Covering Essential Services Through Virginia CommonHelp
In these difficult times, many Virginians are looking for assistance with essential services. Virginia CommonHelp makes it easy for you to apply for multiple Department of Social Services programs using one online application.
Local Resources for Veterans, Older Adults, People with Disabilities, and More
Do you need assistance finding services for yourself or someone you care for? VirginiaNavigator is a nonprofit organization that helps Virginians access the information and services they need, close to home. Using VirginiaNavigator, Virginians can access over 26,000 local resources that serve older adults, people with disabilities, veterans, caregivers, and their families.