U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


Federal Programs

FAQ: Family and Medical Leave

Learn the rights, provisions and requirements provided by Family and Medical Leave Act.

Review Date: December 28, 2014

Office of Personnel Management

HCTC: Latest News and Background

Find answers to frequently asked questions about the Health Coverage Tax Credit (HCTC) program that pays 65% of qualified health insurance premiums for eligible individuals and their family members.

Review Date: September 02, 2015

Internal Revenue Service


Answer questions to find out which government benefits you may be eligible to receive. Find information on over 1,000 benefit and assistance programs.

Review Date: December 20, 2012

U.S. Department of Labor

Find a WIC Clinic: State Agencies

To find the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, infants and Children (WIC) Program nearest you, contact your state agency for assistance in locating quality nutrition services.

Review Date: December 18, 2014

National WIC Association

Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: Program and Project Contacts

Locate programs in your state to ensure that people with developmental disabilities and their families receive the services and supports they need.

Review Date: January 05, 2015

Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

A-Z Index of U.S. Government Departments and Agencies

This is an alphabetical index of the U.S. Government departments and agencies.

Review Date: October 30, 2014

U.S. General Services Administration


Locate and apply for disaster relief offered by U.S. Government agencies which sponsor more than 50 forms of disaster assistance.

Review Date: February 13, 2013

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Federal Housing Assistance Programs

Learn of federal housing assistance programs available to assist the homeless and address housing issues on the national level.

Review Date: December 19, 2012

National Coalition for the Homeless

Food Stamps And Other Nutrition Programs

Federal, state and local governments provide many programs designed to help meet the nutritional needs of people with low incomes and their families. If you are in need of food assistance, find out what programs are available.

Review Date: December 19, 2012

Social Security Administration

Get Affordable Health Care

Learn if you are eligible for free and low-cost health care services and Federal programs offered at health centers and facilities in your area.

Review Date: January 28, 2013

Health Resources and Services Administration - HRSA
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Help for You and Your Family

Find links to a variety of financial and support resources available for families, refugees, Native Americans, individuals with developmental disabilities, youth and more.

Review Date: December 21, 2012

Office of Child Care, Administration for Children and Families

Indian Health Service - Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Programs

The goal of the HP/DP program is to create healthier American Indian and Alaska Native communities by developing, coordinating, implementing, and disseminating effective health promotion and chronic disease prevention programs. Find health and fitness resources in your area.

Review Date: September 14, 2012

Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Job Corps

Job Corps is a free education and training program that helps young people learn a career, earn a high school diploma or GED, and find and keep a good job.

Review Date: April 06, 2015

U.S. Department of Labor

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP): Assistance with Heating and Cooling Costs

LIHEAP is a Federally-funded program that helps low-income households with their home energy bills. Read more to find out if you are elgibile for the program, and where to apply for assistance.

Review Date: December 20, 2012

Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) State Agencies

LIHEAP is a Federally-funded program that helps low-income households with their home energy bills. LIHEAP operates in the 50 States, the District of Columbia, Indian tribes or tribal organizations, and the U.S. territories. Find your State LIHEAP agency by clicking on the State’s name.

Review Date: December 20, 2012

Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Medicaid at a Glance- (PDF)

The Medicaid Program provides medical benefits to groups of low-income people, such as pregnant women, children, and older adults who reside in nursing facilities. Whether or not a person is eligible for Medicaid will depend on the state where he or she lives.

Review Date: December 01, 2014

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Nutrition Assistance Programs

FNS provides children and low-income people access to food, a healthful diet, and nutrition education. Programs include Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly the Food Stamp Program, and the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC).

Review Date: October 14, 2014

Food and Nutrition Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture

Preventing Homelessness- (PDF)

Learn about homelessness in America, as well as HHS assistance programs, links to clearinghouses, and resources for the homeless, grants and funding information, federal policy and legislation and more.

Review Date: October 07, 2014

Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Social Security Electronic Publications

Read or listen to the brochures and factsheets that provide up-to-date information on the Social Security program.

Review Date: March 25, 2013

Social Security Administration

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

Find a Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (former Food Stamp Program) in your state that helps low-income individuals and families buy the food they need for good health. Learn more about the program, if you are eligible, and how to apply.

Review Date: December 12, 2014

National Council on Aging

Supplemental Security Income Program (SSI)

This booklet provides a general overview of the SSI program -- what SSI is, who can get it, and how to sign up for SSI.

Review Date: February 21, 2013

Social Security Administration


USA.gov makes it easy for the public to get U.S. government information and services on the web, including health and nutrition.

Review Date: February 27, 2013

U.S. General Services Administration

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