DC Department of Human Services (DHS)
The Economic Security Administration (ESA) determines eligibility for benefits under the Temporary Cash Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Medical Assistance, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) (formerly Food Stamps), Child Care Subsidy, Burial Assistance, Interim Disability Assistance. ESA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training Program (SNAP E&T) provide employment and training services to able-bodied adults without dependents who receive food stamps. ESA performs monitoring, quality control, and reporting functions required by federal law and court orders.
Delivery of these services is through five Service Centers located in neighborhoods throughout the city.
Child Care Assistance
Interim Disability Assistance
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
Temporary Cash Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
Virginia Williams Family Resource Center - Help for families experiencing homelessness