If you or someone you know is experiencing homelessness or at risk of experiencing homelessness

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Economic Independence Division
2100 Washington Blvd. Arlington, VA 22204
703-228-1788 TTY 


Manage Your Benefits Online!

You can check your eligibility, apply for public assistance programs, and manage your account online through Virginia CommonHelp. Click here to learn what documentation and information you will need when you apply.

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Popular Forms

These are common forms and documents used within the Clinical Coordination Program (CCP) Centralized Access System (CAS) for access to housing programs and other resources.

Fraud Reporting and Investigations

Public assistance fraud occurs when a person knowingly makes false statements, withholds information or fails to report information necessary to determine eligibility or benefits. Learn more about fraud and how to report it.

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