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The Strong Families Program strives to strengthen the individual and family unit, foster healthy development and help address the issues that create ongoing challenges for District residents.

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The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) - formerly known as the "Food Stamps" program - helps low-income residents and families buy the food they need for good health.

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 TANF provides cash assistance and work to needy District families with dependent children.

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The Veteran’s Affairs Supportive Housing Program provides housing to veterans who are DC residents, chronically homeless, eligible for VASH and considered vulnerable.

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Contact information for area clinics and centers that provide resources and counseling on family planning, contraception and parenting, as well as medical and social services.

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