Celebrating 18 Years of Citizen Service

This spring, celebrates 18 years of citizen service. As one of the longest-serving E-Government initiatives, was launched in April 2002 – creating the official benefits website for the U.S. government. Our mission is to increase citizen access to benefit information while reducing the difficulty of interacting with the government. Read about recent updates to the Program and how we can help you in our new article, “Celebrating 18 Years of Citizen Service.

At, our goal is to help you find information on federal benefit and assistance programs. Our news articles provide relevant and timely information on programs within our site you may be eligible for.

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