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District Direct Website/Mobile App

District Direct: A Website/Mobile Application for Public Benefits 

District Direct is a convenient mobile application (mobile app) that allows residents to apply for public benefits available in the District. Applications for food, cash, and medical benefits, and verification documents, may be submitted through the mobile app. Through the app, District residents may also complete public benefit recertifications and mid-certifications, view upcoming and past benefit distributions, and update personal/household information.

District Direct is free and available in the Google Play and Apple app stores.

District Direct allows DC residents to:

  1. Apply for benefits
  2. Recertify and renew benefits
  3. Upload verification documents
  4. View benefit information and notice
  5. Update household information and report any changes

Accessing District Direct

  1. Go to District Direct online by clicking here
  2. Download the mobile device app in the Google Play or Apple app stores.

     Watch the District Direct Video, click on the image below:

District Direct Website/Mobile App Video Tutorials:

  1. How to Create a District Direct Account
  2. How to Connect a District Direct account
  3. How to Log in to District Direct
  4. How to Submit a Change of Address in District Direct
  5. How to Submit a Renewal in District Direct
  6. How to Submit Verifications in District Direct
  7. How to Submit a Change in District Direct
  8. How to Navigate District Direct

The following user guides and FAQ, also provide helpful information for using District Direct: