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  Virginia Family Access to Medical Insurance Security (FAMIS) FAMIS is Virginia's health insurance program for children under age 19. It provides access to quality health services for children of working families. As parents, you want to provide the best for your children - but the high cost of health insurance... view more
  Virginia Food Stamp Program The Food Stamp Program serves as the first line of defense against hunger for Virginia Residents. It enables low-income families to buy nutritious food with coupons and Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) cards. Food stamp recipients spend their benef... view more
  Virginia Head Start The Head Start program (for children ages 3-5) and Early Head Start program (for pregnant women, infants, and toddlers) promote school readiness for children in low-income families by providing comprehensive educational, health, nutritional, and soci... view more
  Virginia Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program The Energy Assistance Program is comprised of four components: Fuel Assistance, Crisis Assistance, Cooling Assistance and Weatherization. The Energy Assistance Program assists low-income households, particularly those with the lowest incomes that pay... view more
  Virginia Medicaid Medicaid is the state and Federal partnership that provides medical coverage to eligible needy persons. The purpose of Virginia Medicaid is to improve the health of people in Virginia who might otherwis... view more
  Virginia School Breakfast and Lunch Program The Virginia School Breakfast and Lunch Programs are Federally assisted meal programs, which provide nutritionally balanced, low-cost or free lunches to school aged children. The Virginia Department of Education, School Nutrition Programs, administer... view more
  Virginia Special Milk Program The Special Milk Program provides milk to children in schools, childcare institutions and eligible camps that do not participate in other Federal child nutrition meal service programs. Schools that participate in the National School Lunch or School B... view more
  Virginia Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children is funded through the U.S. Department of Agriculture and is operated through local health departments, satellite and mobile clinics in Virginia. The Virginia WIC Program serve... view more
  Virginia Summer Meals for Kids The Virginia Summer Meals for Kids program provides nutritious meals to children who would normally receive free or reduced price meals when school is in session. This helps children to maintain a nutritious diet and helps their families to stretch t... view more
  Virginia Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Virginia's TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) program, authorized by the PRWORA (Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act) of 1996, replaced the AFDC (Aid to Fami... view more
  Virginia Unemployment Insurance Unemployment insurance benefits provide temporary financial assistance to workers unemployed through no fault of their own that meet Virginia's eligibility requirements.... view more
  Virginia Weatherization Assistance Program The Weatherization Assistance Program provides funds to reduce the heating and cooling costs for low-income families and to ensure their health and safety. The services are for low-income households, particularly for the elderly, individuals with dis... view more
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