How can the government help me? A website from the U.S. Department of Labor answers that often-asked question by helping Americans determine their eligibility for hundreds of federal and state assistance programs.
offers a totally free, easy-to-use and completely confidential way to
find out what government benefits programs you may be eligible for and
how to apply for them.
Most people knows about the top
government assistance programs
Security and Medicare
but what about Crop Insurance, Weatherization Assistance, or the Good
Neighbor Next Door Home Sales Program?
The online tools at GovBenefits.gov
can help you find them.
GovBenefits.gov represented the first example of President George W.
Bush’s e-Government initiative to make the government "more
The online screening tool at GovBenefits.gov
are free, easy-to-use, and completely confidential. It does not require
your name, phone number, Social Security number, or any other
information that could be used to identify you. You answer a series of
questions about yourself, and then GovBenefits.gov returns a list of
government benefit programs you may be eligible to receive, along with
information about how to apply.
Whether it's a direct payment, loan, insurance, training, or other
services - there may be government benefit programs available to help