Benefit Programs

Benefit Programs

The following benefit programs are available:

How to Apply


Apply online for benefits via CommonHelp.


Apply for SNAP, TANF, EAP, and Medical Assistance over the phone by calling 855-635-4370.

Apply for Medical Assistance only over the phone by calling 855-242-8282.

Printed Application

  1. Get a printed application.
    • Ask the LDSS to mail you an application.
    • Get an application from your local department of social services (LDSS).
    • Print a copy of the application from the Virgina Department of Social Services, or from Coverva for medical assistance.
  2. Leave the printed application, mail, or fax the application to your LDSS.