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Disability Assistance (50)
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...
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 $18,900 toward the purchase of an automobile or other transportation. Additionally, the VA will pay for adaptive equipment, or for repair, replac...
Caregiver Programs and Services Family Caregivers provide crucial support in caring for Veterans. The Veterans Administration (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 V...
Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) provides aid to child and adult care institutions and family or group day care homes for the provision of nutritious foods that contribute to the wellness, healthy growth, and development of young childre...
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 ...
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 ...
Children of Women Vietnam Veterans Health Care 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 sp...
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 resou...
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 servi...
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 h...
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 educationa...
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 cash benefits and medical benefits to coal mi...
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 pr...
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-h...
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 Office of Personnel Management (OPM) offers Federal Retirees and retirement-eligible Federal Employees an online site to find general and personal information about retirement benefits, and to make changes concerning federal annuity payments. ...
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 prede...
Home Based Primary Care (HBPC) Veterans Affairs (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-b...
Independent Living Services for Older Individuals Who Are Blind Independent living services for older blind persons aims to support individuals aged 55 or older, whose recent visual impairment makes competitive employment extremely difficult to obtain, but for whom independent living goals are feasible. The goal ...
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 reimburseme...
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...
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...
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 li...
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 help...
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....
Nursing Home Care Nursing home care can be provided in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Nursing Homes (now known as Community Living Centers) for Veterans who are in need of care, but are not acutely ill and not in need of hospital care. Priority is giv...
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...
Respite Care The Department of Veterans Affairs (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 ...
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 o...
Services and Aid for Blind Veterans The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (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 ...
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 Individual...
Spina Bifida Health Care Program The Department of Veterans Affairs (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 ...
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 ...
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) ...
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 EEOICPA includes two separate benefit programs: Part B and Part E. Part B of the EEOICPA provides eligible employees or survivors with lump-sum compensation up to $150,000, a...
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...
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 t...
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 Death Pension The Veterans Death pension is a benefit paid by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to eligible dependents (surviving spouse and/or child) of deceased wartime Veterans whose deaths were not related to military service....
Veterans Pension The Veterans Pension is a needs-based benefit paid to wartime Veterans who meet certain age or non-service connected disability requirements....
Veterans Prosthetic Appliances The Department of Veterans 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, crutc...
Veterans' Compensation for Service-Connected Disabilities The Veterans Administration (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 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 o...
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 employme...
Vocational Training for Children with Spina Bifida or Certain Birth Defects Veterans 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 ...