Architectural Barriers Act Enforcement

This program assists individuals subject to discrimination on the basis of disability within the domain of Federally assisted programs.

Assistance for Indian Children with Severe Disabilities

The purpose of the program is to provide special education and related services to Native American children with severe disabilities, in accordance with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

Assistance in Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, and Guam

The Adult Programs in the Territories provide monthly cash payments eligible to financially deprived aged, blind and disabled persons in Guam, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands. These payments help with food, shelter, clothing, and other daily living needs. The…

Automobiles and Adaptive Equipment for Disabled Veterans and Servicemembers

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides a one-time payment to disabled Veterans of no more than $19,817 toward the purchase of an automobile or other transportation. Additionally, the VA will pay for adaptive equipment, or for repair, replacement, and…

Caregiver Programs and Services

Family Caregivers provide crucial support in caring for Veterans. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recognizes that Family Caregivers in a home environment can enhance the health and well-being of Veterans under VA care.

Under the "Caregivers and…

Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) for Centers

The United States Department of Agriculture's Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) plays a vital role in improving the quality of day care centers. The CAFP for Centers helps to subsidize the cost of food for day care centers allowing these day care centers to…

Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) for Homes

The Wyoming Department of Education administers the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) for homes through two sponsoring organizations in Wyoming. Childcare homes can participate in this program and will receive funds to supplement the cost of the food that is…

Children of Women Vietnam Veterans Health Care Benefits Program

The Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) Children of Women Vietnam Veterans (CWVV) Health Care Benefits Program provides reimbursement for medical care related to covered birth defects and conditions associated with a covered birth defect except for Spina Bifida. CWVV is…

Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Resource Center

The Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Resource Center (PRC) promotes the health and well-being of people living with a spinal cord injury, paralysis, and mobility related disabilities and their families by providing comprehensive information resources and referral…

Client Assistance Program (CAP)

The Client Assistance Program (CAP) was established to advise and inform clients, client applicants, and other individuals with disabilities of all the available services and benefits under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and of the services and benefi…

Clothing Allowance

Clothing Allowance is an annual sum of money paid to any Veteran who, because of a service-connected disability: Wears or uses a prosthetic or orthopedic appliance which tends to wear or tear clothing, OR Uses medication, which a physician has prescribed for a…

Disabled Veterans Outreach Program (DVOP)

Disabled Veterans Outreach Program (DVOP) specialists provide intensive services to meet the employment needs of disabled veterans and other eligible veterans, with the maximum emphasis directed toward serving those who are economically or educationally disadvantaged,…

Division of Coal Mine Workers' Compensation (DCMWC)

The mission of the Division of Coal Mine Workers' Compensation, or Federal Black Lung Program, is to administer claims filed under the Black Lung Benefits Act. The Black Lung Benefits Act provides monthly monetary payments and medical benefits to coal miners who are…

Division of Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation (DLHWC)

The mission of the Division of Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation (DLHWC) is to minimize the impact of employment injuries and deaths on employees and their families by ensuring that workers' compensation benefits are provided promptly and properly under…

Early Intervention Program for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities

Each state receives money to help parents identify if their infant or toddler (birth through age two) is disabled. If a child is found to be experiencing any sort of developmental delay (cognitive, physical, communication, social, emotional or self-help), the state may…

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

The Department of Labor (DOL) Wage and Hour Division enforces the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), which provides workplace protections - unpaid, job protected leave - to those living with a serious health condition, including HIV/AIDS.

Federal Retiree Benefits

The Services Online (SOL) program offers federal retirees and survivor annuitants a place to learn more about retirement benefits and make changes to federal annuity payments.

The program provides on-demand access so you can:
Change your federal…

Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP)

The Former Worker Program (FWP) identifies, notifies, and makes medical screening services available, at no cost, to former employees who have worked in the weapons complex during the past 60-plus years for the Department of Energy (DOE) or its predecessor agencies…

Home Based Primary Care (HBPC)

VA Home Based Primary Care (HBPC) is a unique home care program that provides comprehensive, interdisciplinary, primary care in the homes of Veterans with complex medical, social, and behavioral conditions for whom routine clinic-based care is not…

Independent Living Services for Older Individuals Who Are Blind

Grants are made to states to support services for individuals age 55 or older whose severe visual impairment makes competitive employment difficult to obtain but for whom independent living goals are feasible.

Independent living services for older blind…

Job Accommodation Network (JAN)

The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) provides free, expert and confidential technical assistance to both employees and employers regarding workplace accommodations and disability employment issues.

Maryland Child and Adult Care Food Program

The Maryland Child and Adult Care Food Program provides reimbursement for meals and snacks served in eligible child care centers, adult day care centers, family child care homes, and after-school programs. In order to be eligible for cash reimbursement, meals and…

Mental Health Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Programs

Mental Health Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Programs (MH RRTPs) (including Domiciliary and RRTPs) provide residential rehabilitative and clinical care to Veterans who have a wide range of problems, illnesses, or rehabilitative care needs which may include mental…

National Center on Physical Activity and Disability

The National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability (NCHPAD) is an on-line resource for research and practice information in the area of health promotion and physical activity for persons with disabilities. The primary focus of the center's approach is to…

National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

The National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS), Library of Congress, administers the braille and talking-book program, a free library service for residents of the United States and its territories and American citizens living abroad whose…

National Limb Loss Information Center

The Amputee Coalition is the nation's leading organization on limb loss, dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for amputees and their families, improving patient care and preventing limb loss. With the generous support of the public, we are helping amputees live…

Non-Discrimination in Federally Assisted and Conducted Programs (On the Basis of Disability)

The program is designed to prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability in programs or activities receiving Federal financial assistance.

Protection and Advocacy of Individual Rights

The Program of Protection and Advocacy of Individual Rights provides grants for states to support systems for protection and advocacy for the rights of individuals with disabilities who are ineligible for services from the Protection and Advocacy for Developmental…

Respite Care

VA medical centers can give the Veteran's care-giver (family member or friend) a "break" by taking over the Veteran's care for a limited time.

VA medical centers may provide respite care to an eligible Veteran for up to 30 days in a calendar year. Families…

Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities

The Section 811 program allows persons with disabilities to live as independently as possible in the community by subsidizing rental housing opportunities which provide access to appropriate supportive services. Section 811 program is authorized to operate in two ways:…

Services and Aid for Blind Veterans

VA provides personal and social adjustment programs and medical or health-related services for eligible blinded Veterans at selected VA Medical Centers maintaining blind rehabilitation centers.

Assistance comes in many forms. Services include assessment…

Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits

This benefit is paid to people who meet the following requirements: Have earned enough Social Security credits Are unable to work because of a disability that has lasted or will last for at least 12 months or end in death.

Special Education - National Activities - Parent Information Centers

The Special Education Parent Training and Information (PTI) Centers Program ensures that children with disabilities, and parents of children with disabilities: Receive training and information on their rights and protections under the Individuals with Disabiliti…

Spina Bifida Health Care Benefits Program

VA Spina Bifida Health Care Benefits Program covers most health care services and supplies that are medically or psychologically necessary. The VA can also reimburse expenses for travel to and from your doctor or health care facility. Some services require specific…

Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

To qualify for this benefit program, you must meet the following requirements: Be at least age 65 Be blind or disabled Have limited income and assets Meet additional requirements

Survivors Pension

Survivors Pension is a tax-free benefit payable by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to a low-income, un-remarried surviving spouse and unmarried dependent child(ren) of a deceased wartime Veteran.

Tax Help for People with Disabilities

The program provides tax relief for disabled individual taxpayers.

The Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA)

The Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program (EEOICPA) provides benefits to employees (or their survivors) of the Department of Energy (DOE) and its contractors/subcontractors, who became ill as a result of exposure to radiation and/or other toxic…

The National Emergency Family Registry and Locator System

The National Emergency Family Registry and Locator System (NEFRLS) helps reunite families separated by a disaster. It allows displaced individuals to register and provide information about their current location and situation, and then allows them to designate…

TRIO Student Support Services

The Student Support Services (SSS) program provides support services to low-income students, first generation college students, and disabled students enrolled in post-secondary education programs. Eligible students may receive (among other services) personal and…

VA - Birth Defects Assistance - Payments for Children with Spina Bifida whose Parents Served in Vietnam or Korea

Spina bifida patients who are natural children of Vietnam and Korea Veterans may be eligible for a monthly monetary allowance.

Please note: If you want to apply for either of the other spina bifida benefits (health care assistance or vocational training),…

VA Community Living Centers (VA Nursing Home Care)

VA Community Living Centers (formerly known as nursing home care) are long-term care services provided to Veterans who need a skilled environment for short term and long term stays.

Mandatory eligibility is given to the following Veterans:…

Vaccines for Children Program

The Vaccines for Children (VFC) Program helps provide vaccines to children whose parents or guardians may not be able to afford them. This helps ensure that all children have a better chance of getting their recommended vaccinations on schedule.

Veterans Pension

Veterans Pension is a needs-based benefit paid to eligible wartime Veterans who meet certain age or non-service connected disability requirements.

Veterans Prosthetic Appliances

The Department of Veteran's Affairs (VA) provides medically prescribed prosthetic and sensory aids to eligible Veterans. These aids include artificial limbs, hearing aids, communication aids, eyeglasses, orthopedic braces and shoes, wheelchairs, crutches and…

Veterans' Compensation for Service-Connected Disabilities

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides eligible disabled Veterans with VA Disability Compensation, a monthly tax-free payment whose amount will depend on the degree of the Veteran's disability.

Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Services for Veterans with Disabilities

Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment (VR&E) is an employment-oriented program that helps transitioning Servicemembers and Veterans with service-connected disabilities and employment handicaps to prepare for, find, and keep suitable employment. Services may…

Vocational Rehabilitation Services Projects for American Indians with Disabilities

The purpose of this program is to assist tribal governments to develop or to increase their capacity to provide a program of vocational rehabilitation (VR) services, in a culturally relevant manner, to American Indians with disabilities residing on or near Federal or…

Vocational Training for Children with Spina Bifida or Certain Birth Defects

The Department of Veteran's Affairs (VA) provides a monthly monetary allowance, health care specific to the disability, and vocational training, if reasonably feasible, for biological children diagnosed with Spina Bifida (except Spina Bifida Occulta) and certain other…
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