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The Cold Weather Emergency Alert is ACTIVATED from Tuesday, January 25, 2022, 4 PM through Thursday, January 27, 2022, at 9 AM.
If you or someone you know needs shelter, call 1-800-535-7252 or 311. For more information Click here.

Mayor Bowser Delivers COVID-19 Situational Update for January 6, 2022
DC launches citywide vaccination entry requirement (VaxDC), calls for many establishments to verify patrons are vaccinated against COVID-19

coronavirus.dc.gov

 

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You can submit an application for any of the following programs using a single application for benefits:

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Apply or recertify for cash, food, and medicial benefits available in the District.

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DHS offers assistance with funeral costs for low income residents.

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Assistance with child care fees is available and based on need, income and family size.

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The Family Violence Prevention and Services Program is an initiative that supports the establishment, maintenance and expansion of programs and projects to prevent family violence.

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Owe back rent? Facing eviction? The Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) may be able to assist.

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Locate emergency and "low barrier" shelters that provide beds on a first come, first served basis, to any homeless person. 

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The District has rental assistance programs and housing resources to help residents prevent eviction. 

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The District is committed to protecting residents experiencing homelessness from extreme weather injury by meeting the demand for shelter during hypothermia and hyperthermia seasons.

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Get locations and view online map of Economic Security Administration (ESA) Service Centers.

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To partner with and engage the local faith community as mentors to families experiencing homelessness and housing instability.

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Providing emergency and ongoing housing support and services.

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The Interim Disability Assistance (IDA) program provides temporary financial assistance to those who are unable to work due to a disability and have a high probability of receiving federal Supplemental Security Income (SSI). 

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The District of Columbia offers medical coverage to low income residents through Medicaid, the Health Care Alliance, DC Healthy Families programs and DC's healthcare marketplace.

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The Homeless Services Program oversees the provision of homeless services to individuals and families in the District of Columbia.

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PASS helps DC youth who are committing truancy, running away, violating curfew, exhibiting extreme disobedience, or are engaged in other illegal behaviors.

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Serving to transition District of Columbia Refugees from dependency or on public assistance to self-sufficiency.

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If your family or a family you know is experiencing a housing crisis that they cannot resolve on their own, please contact Virginia Willi

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