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Legal Services of Northern Virginia (LSNV) visits each Senior Center once a month. LSNV provides services in a variety of substantive civil legal areas, including public benefits claims, access to health care, housing law, employment law, and consumer law among others. Visit the Legal Assistance page to learn more.
There are benefit programs that can be accessed through Information & Assistance at the Prince William Area Agency on Aging. Call (703) 792-6374 for more information.
PRINCE WILLIAM AREA TAX RELIEF PROGRAMS
Elderly Citizens and Disabled Persons who meet certain criteria may be granted relief from all or part of their real estate taxes, personal property tax, vehicle registration/license fee, and the solid waste fee. Visit the Prince William County Finance Department page for eligibility criteria and directions on how to apply.
Prince William County Cooperative Extension provides education and confidential counseling to help families and individuals manage their personal finances and prepare for major life events. Staff and trained volunteers can help you develop a budget, use a spending plan and learn about credit, home ownership and other topics.
DISABILITY DETERMINATION SERVICES
The Disability Determination Services (DDS), a division within Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitation Services (DARS), processes disability claims for benefits under the Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income Disability Programs. Following federal regulations, DDS commits to making accurate and prompt decisions on disability based on medical criteria, medical and psychological evidence, vocational criteria, consultative evaluation, and continuing disability review. Visit vadars.org/dds for more information on eligibility criteria and directions on how to apply.
LOCAL DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
For SNAP, Medicaid, Long-term Care Medicaid and other benefits contact your local Department of Social Services:
Prince William Department of Social Services
City of Manassas Family Services
City of Manassas Park