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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

 

Services

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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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DHS investigates allegations of suspected public assistance benefit fraud, related to SNAP,  TANF and Medicaid. We also investigate unusual incidents, such as employee misconduct, harassment, and assault, which compromise the integrity of DHS programs. Additionally, DHS receives and assesses suggestions for improvement, and coordinates the resolution of complaints related to DHS programs and services.

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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 Family Services Administration provides protection, intervention and social services to meet the needs of vulnerable adults and families to help reduce risk and promote self-sufficiency.  

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