- Take the challenge to raise your own personal financial fitness. Participants in this program will: Increase income, keep more of their tax refund, take control of your cash flow, build savings, improve credit, avoid high cost lending, improve financial knowledge, and maintain stable and affordable housing.
- Provides supportive services and employment, education and training opportunities to recipients of Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF). Also supports the family goals of economic self-sufficiency and child development.
- Assesses the strengths and needs of at-risk youths and families who are referred to the team.
- Identifies and determines the services required to meet the child's unique needs.
- Recommended services may include: psychological assessments, therapy, medical treatment, intensive in-home treatment, and therapeutic and residential care.
- SNAPET is an employment program offered to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as Food Stamp, recipients.
- The program currently serves those recipients who are under 60 years old and do not have a high school diploma.
- Enrollment and attendance at the Virginia Beach Adult Learning Center for ABE/GED classes are encouraged and supported with transportation, registration fees, and child care, if needed.
- Provides employment, education, and training opportunities to recipients of Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF).
- Offers Virginians living in poverty the opportunity to obtain work experience and work skills necessary for self-sufficiency; contribute to the self-sufficiency of their families; and achieve economic independence.
- Supportive services are offered to meet individual client/family needs for child care, transportation, domestic violence issues, mental health, and substance abuse.
Community Employment Options (CEO)
- Provides individualized assessment, job development, on the job training and follow-up support to adults with intellectual and co-existing disabilities. Group employment is also offered at several off-site settings.
- To be eligible, individuals must have Intellectual Disability as a primary diagnosis and reside in the city of Virginia Beach.
- PALS I
- PALS II
- Respite Reimbursement
The Auxiliary Grant Program (AG) is a financial assistance program that provides supplemental income to low income individuals who are aged, blind, or disabled and reside in assisted living facilities (ALF) or adult foster care homes (AFCH).
The AG payment is a money payment that is issued directly to the eligible individual.
Assists low-income households, particularly those with the lowest incomes, that pay a high proportion of household income for home energy.
The program consists of three components: Fuel Assistance, Crisis Assistance and Cooling Assistance.
- A local program designed to provide maintenance or emergency assistance that cannot be provided through other means. Components in Virginia Beach include cash assistance for unattached children and for burial expenses.
Eligibility for Medicaid is determined by local departments of social services.
FAMIS provides health insurance to low-income children under the age of 19 who are not eligible for Medicaid and whose gross family income is less than or equal to 200% of the federal poverty level.
This program is available to individuals meeting financial and other criteria. Determination of income and liquid resources in addition to allowable deductions for shelter, medical expenses, child support, etc. are considered in identifying the amount of food stamps available to individuals and families.
Provides temporary financial assistance to eligible families and children under the age 18. Grant amount is based upon family size.
Federal policy limits families to sixty months of TANF eligibility unless they are Virginia Initiative for Employment not Welfare (VIEW) program who is limited to 24 months followed by a period of ineligibility for 24 months.