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Virginia Resources

The Virginia Department of Social Services, in conjunction with the Virginia Department of Health, are committed to the fight against COVID-19. Have you downloaded COVIDWISE, Virginia's COVID-19 exposure notification app? Add your phone to the fight here. For up-to-date information, assistance, and resources from across state government, click here.

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What is the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program?

Learn more about P-EBT eligibility and the release of a second round of benefits this fall.

What is the Virginia COVID-19 Energy Assistance Program?

Learn more about program eligibility, apply for assistance

Can I get help with food?

Apply for assistance, find meal sites for children, meals for seniors

How do I find child care?

Search for child care, get help paying for child care, and info on child care closures

What if my job has been affected?

Apply for unemployment insurance, help paying utilities, child support, etc.

How can I get health insurance?

CommonHelp, Federal Marketplace, Medicaid

What if I can't pay my bills?

Utilities relief, rent, tips, who to contact, mortgage, child support, community resources

How can I manage stress?

Tips for managing stress during COVID-19

I'm worried I have COVID-19

Symptoms, protecting yourself and others, information about exposure

I don't feel safe at home

Call 911, CPS-APS hotline, suicide hotline, 2-1-1 Virginia, domestic abuse

My business is at risk

Apply for a small business loan, COVID-19 Small Business Survey, can businesses remain open?

What are my employee obligations?

Paid sick leave, paid time off, work from home, furloughs

What about sanitation and cleaning?

Recommended disinfectants, control and prevention in the workplace

I work in an elder care facility

Nursing homes, assisted living, sample letter about keeping residents safe

I work in child care

Daycare workers, ChildCare Aware