AIDS Research Loan Repayment Program

The AIDS Research Loan Repayment Program helps to assure an adequate supply of trained researchers with respect to AIDS at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) by providing for the repayment of educational loans for participants who contractually agree to engage…

COBRA Continuation Coverage

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 contains the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) premium assistance provisions that expand COBRA eligibility and provide eligible individuals with a 65 percent reduction of their COBRA premiums for…

Community Mental Health Services Block Grant

The Community Mental Health Services Block Grant is dedicated to improving public mental health service systems across the country. The purpose of the grant is to help build and support the community-based public mental health system for adults with serious mental…

Continuum of Care (CoC) Homeless Assistance Program

The Continuum of Care (CoC) Homeless Assistance Program assists individuals and families experiencing homelessness by helping homeless individuals and families move into transitional and permanent housing.

Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG)

The purpose of the Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) program is to assist individuals and families quickly regain stability in permanent housing after experiencing a housing crisis or homelessness. ESG provides grants by formula to states, metropolitan cities, urban…

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.

Family Planning Services

The purpose of the Family Planning Services Program is to assist in the establishment and operation of voluntary family planning projects which consist of the educational, comprehensive medical, and social services necessary to aid individuals to determine freely the…

HOME Investment Partnerships Program

HOME provides formula grants to States and localities that communities use-often in partnership with local nonprofit groups-to fund a wide range of activities that build, buy, and/or rehabilitate affordable housing for rent or homeownership or provide direct rental…

Homeless Veterans Assistance Center

Veterans and families requiring assistance finding or keeping safe, affordable housing can access services for homeless Veterans and their families by contacting the VA Homeless Veterans Assistance Center. Services include: opportunities to return to employment,…

Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8)

The housing choice voucher program provides assistance to very low-income families to afford decent, safe, and sanitary housing. Housing can include single-family homes, townhouses and apartments and is not limited to units located in subsidized housing projects.

Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA)

The Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA) program provides housing assistance for people living with HIV/AIDS. In some cases, HOPWA assistance will include chemical dependency treatment, mental health treatment, nutritional services, job training and…

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.

Medicaid Program

Medicaid is a joint federal and state program that provides free or low-cost health coverage to millions of Americans, including some low-income people, families and children, pregnant women, the elderly, and people with disabilities. The federal government provides…

Medicare Prescription Drug Plans

Medicare offers prescription drug coverage to everyone with Medicare. If you decide not to join a Medicare Prescription Drug Plan (Part D) when you're first eligible, and you don't have other creditable prescription drug coverage, or you don't get Extra Help, you'll…

Medicare Program

Medicare is health insurance for people 65 or older, people under 65 with certain disabilities, and people of any age with End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) (permanent kidney failure requiring dialysis or a kidney transplant). When you first enroll in…

Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP)

The Department of Labor Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) enforces the non-discrimination and affirmative action obligations of Federal contractors and suppliers to the Federal government. It is unlawful for those doing business with the Federal…

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…

Services for Persons Living with HIV/AIDS (Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program)

The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program is a Federal program that provides HIV-related health services. The program works with cities, states, and local community-based organizations to provide services to more than half a million people each year.

The program is…

Social Security Child's Insurance Benefits

Social Security Child’s Insurance Benefits are federally funded. The U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) administers these benefits for children whose parents (one or both): Have worked and earned enough Social Security credits;…

Social Security Disabled Surviving Divorced Spouse Benefits

The Social Security Disabled Surviving Divorced Spouse Benefits are a federally funded program administered by the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA). These benefits are paid to the disabled surviving divorced spouse of a worker who had earned enough Social…

Social Security Disabled Widow(er)'s Insurance Benefits

The Social Security Disabled Widow(er)’s Insurance Benefits are a federally funded program administered by the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA). These benefits are paid to the disabled widow or widower of a deceased worker who had earned enough Social…

Social Security Divorced Spouse Benefits

The Social Security Divorced Spouse Benefits are a federally funded program administered by the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA). These benefits are paid to divorced spouses of workers who are receiving (or are eligible to receive) Social Security benefits.

Social Security Independently Entitles Divorced Spouse's Benefits

The Social Security Independently Entitles Divorced Spouse’s Benefits are a federally funded program administered by the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA). These are benefits that are paid to divorced spouses of workers who are eligible to receive Social…

Social Security Lump Sum Death Payment

The Social Security Lump Sum Death Payment (LSDP) Benefits are a federally funded program managed by the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA). A surviving spouse or child may receive a special lump-sum death payment of $255 if they meet certain requirements.

Social Security Mother's or Father's Insurance Benefits

The Social Security Mother’s or Father’s Insurance Benefit is a federally funded program managed by the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA). These are benefits paid to the surviving spouse or surviving divorced spouse of an insured worker.

Social Security Parent's Insurance Benefits

The Social Security Parent’s Benefits are a federally funded program managed by the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA). These are benefits paid to the dependent parent of a deceased worker who had earned enough Social Security credits.

Social Security Special Benefits for Qualified WWII Veterans

The Social Security Special Benefits for Qualified WWII Veterans benefits are a federal funded program administered by the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) that can be paid to certain World War II Veterans.  These include Veterans who served in the…

Social Security Surviving Divorced Spouse Benefits

The Social Security Surviving Divorced Spouse Benefits are a federally funded program administered by the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA). These are benefits paid to the divorced spouse of a deceased worker who had earned enough work credits.

Social Security Widow(er)'s Insurance Benefits

The Social Security Widow(er)’s Insurance Benefits are a federally funded program administered by the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA). These are benefits paid to the widow or widower of a deceased worker who had earned enough work credits.

State Children's Health Insurance Program

The Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) is a partnership between the federal and state governments that provides low-cost health coverage to children in families that earn too much money to qualify for Medicaid. In some states, CHIP covers pregnant women.…

Street Outreach Program

The Street Outreach Program (SOP) provides outreach services designed to build relationships between outreach workers and street youth. The goal of these efforts is to protect young people from the damaging effects of street life. SOPs are found in various cities…

Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

Supplemental Security Income is a federally funded program administered by the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA). SSI provides financial help to disabled adults and children who have limited income and assets.

Transitional Living Program for Homeless Youth

The Transitional Living Program (TLP) provides homeless youth with stable, safe living accommodations for up to 21 months. The TLP provides services to help young people develop skills necessary to move to independence and life as healthy, productive…