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Quick Guide to Using CommonHelp provides information on Virginia's fast and easy way to apply online for many social services assistance programs. Through a single online site, you can find out what assistance you might be eligible for and submit one application saving you time and effort. You can also use CommonHelp to Check Your Benefits, Report Household Changes, or Renew Your Benefits.

This guide is designed to help you use CommonHelp. When you go online and start working in CommonHelp, you will find a quick video that introduces CommonHelp. We have also included a video about using CommonHelp after you have submitted your application. Use these tools to find answers to your questions.

CommonHelp is provided in partnership with the Virginia Department of Social Services.