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Effective Nov 19, 2021: SNAP/TANF/POWER/GAC recertifications, SNAP Mid-Certifications/Interim Contacts, and Alliance and ICP Renewal due October, November, and December 2021 have either been waived or extended. Click here for more details. 

Read Mayor Bowser’s Presentation on DC’s COVID-19 Situational Update: September 20


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Response to COVID-19

The Department of Human Services, along with other District agencies, are open for in-person services for residents.

DHS continues to provide critical and essential services to residents during the re-opening. Most government operations will now be performed in public buildings but under modified operations. Please review the information below to learn more about DHS in-person services available throughout the District.

For more information about the measures DHS implemented to protect those living outside, staying in shelters, and residing in supportive housing programs from COVID-19, please see our storyboard.