Public Assistance

Attention MEDICAID Members! Have you moved in the past three years? Has your address or contact information changed? It is important to make sure your health insurance moves with you. Moving can be stressful—take a moment today to confirm that Virginia Medicaid has the correct mailing address, phone numbers, and email address on file so they can reach you in case of any changes to your health coverage. You may be notified of steps you need to take to keep your coverage. Visit the Cover Virginia website for more information or call 1-855-242-8282 to update your contact information today. 

Services Overview 

Quick Links and Additional Resources


The Department of Human Services - Economic Independence Division offers a number of assistance programs for Arlington residents. Visit or contact us to get connected with services.

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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