District Of Columbia Benefits

Healthy Family Insurance (SCHIP)

SCHIP is an initiative by the District of Columbia and the U.S federal government which aims to provide health insurance to needy families in the state of Columbia. The DC healthy Family Insurance program provides health coverage to children, pregnant women, and adolescents under the age of 19 who reside on their own other individuals who meet the specified eligibility requirements.

Higher Education Financial Services - DC Tuition Assistance Program (DCAS & DTAG)

The DC higher education financial service is a state program that offers tuition fee assistance and scholarships for residents of DC. Programs and services offered by the higher education financial services include: the DC adoption scholarship program and the D.C tuition assistance program. The tuition assistance program offered by the Higher Education Financial services help undergraduate students to pay out of state college tuition fees, while the adoption scholarships offers grants and awards to adopted children in D.C.


In the District of Columbia, residents who meet the eligibility requirements can receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. The SSDI program provides support for individuals who are unable to work due to a disability.


Washington D.C.'s Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program serves as a safety net for families facing financial hardship, with a strong emphasis on workforce development. The program provides financial support to meet immediate needs, complemented by a range of services designed to promote employment and self-sufficiency among adults.


The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) in Washington D.C. offers emergency food assistance to low-income individuals and families, supported by USDA funding. The program works with local agencies to distribute nutritious USDA foods, helping to improve food security and access to healthy foods in the nation's capital.

Veterans Disability

The District of Columbia offers Veterans Disability Benefits to veterans who have been injured or developed a medical condition during their active military service. This financial support is part of a comprehensive range of benefits designed to honor their service and sacrifice. Along with disability benefits, veterans in the District of Columbia can access VA Life Insurance, comprehensive healthcare services, Veterans Readiness and Employment, and much more.