Government Benefits

Discover government benefits and services to help you and your family through every stage of life at USA.GOV.


Government Benefits

Get information on government programs that may help you pay for food, housing, health care, and other basic living expenses.

  1. Food Assistance
  2. Housing Help
  3. Help with Utility Bills
  4. Benefit Finder
  5. Welfare Benefits or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
  6. Health Insurance
  7. Social Security
  8. State Social Service Agencies
  9. Government Death Benefits
  10. Government Checks and Payments
  11. Where to Report Incorrect Benefit Payments

Housing Help

Get information about rental, home buying, and home repair assistance programs. Learn how to find emergency housing and avoid foreclosure and eviction.

  1. Emergency Housing Assistance
  2. Eviction and Foreclosure
  3. Rental Assistance
  4. Home Repair and Energy Efficiency Assistance
  5. Home Buying Assistance
  6. How to Change Your Address
  7. How to File a Complaint Against a Landlord


Learn about filing federal income tax. Find out how to pay, how to check your refund, and more.

  1. File Federal Taxes
  2. Get Help Filing Taxes
  3. How to Pay and Get Help with State and Local Taxes
  4. Tax Refunds
  5. Federal Tax Forms
  6. Federal Tax Return Extensions
  7. Child and Dependent Tax Credits and Disaster Relief
  8. Get Transcripts and Copies of Tax Returns
  9. Resolve Tax Disputes
  10. How to Check and Change Your Tax Withholding

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