Links to Federal Government Benefits and Services

Links to Federal Government Benefits and Services

This single source for locating benefits under government assistance programs, created by a partnership of federal agencies, lets the user search by keyword, locate benefits by federal and some state agencies, browse by assistance category, or get results with a questionnaire. Available in Spanish.

Single access point for popular federal loan programs with links to further resources. Choices include agriculture, small business, disaster relief, education, housing, and veterans. Available in Spanish.

Foreign Language Resources

Federal Websites in Spanish
Links to sites in Spanish for selected executive departments and agencies (from the Oklahoma Department of Libraries). is the official U.S. gateway to all federal government information in Spanish.

Resources for Constituents
Disaster Assistance Available from FEMA
Information from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). FEMA Regional Offices provide additional local information.

Federal Consumer Information Center pamphlets on federal programs
Covering such topics as government surplus property, veterans' benefits, Medicare, and Social Security (from GSA's Consumer Information Center website). Some pamphlets available in Spanish. is the official U.S. gateway to all government information. Available in Spanish.
(U.S. Department of Health and Human Services) The official federal portal for Affordable Care Act consumer information. Questions and answers on health insurance under ACA, including options for obtaining coverage, consumer rights and protections, and services that must be covered. Spanish-language version available at

Find Local
(U.S. Department of Health and Human Services) A directory of state and local organizations trained to provide enrollment assistance and help constituents understand their health coverage options. The directory includes navigators, application assisters, certified application counselors, and state and local government agencies.

Medicare Consumer Information
Frequently requested consumer information on Medicare from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), formerly Health Care Finance Administration (HCFA). For local phone contact information, see CMS's Find Helpful Contacts page.

Social Security Administration (SSA): Frequently Asked Questions
From the Social Security Administration's website, which also offers Social Security Benefit Information Publications (some in other languages).

State Department Travel Advisories
Travel Warnings and Consular Information Sheets (from the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs website).

Funding Your Education: The Guide to Federal Student Aid
Funding your Education is the most comprehensive resource on student financial aid from the U.S. Department of Education. Grants, loans, and work-study are the three major forms of student financial aid available through the Department's Student Financial Assistance office. Updated each award year, Funding Your Education tells you about the programs and how to apply for them. Available in Spanish.

Tax Information for Individuals
Where to file, local phone numbers for assistance, and answers to frequently asked questions from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) website. The IRS website also provides copies of tax forms, and some material in other languages (choose "language" at the top of the page).

USAJOBS and Career OneStop
"USAJOBS" is the federal government's official website for federal jobs and employment information (from the U.S. Office of Personnel Management). USAJOBS includes a special "Pathways" page for students and recent graduates. "Career One Stop" is a U.S. Department of Labor-sponsored Web site that offers career resources and workforce information to job seekers, students, businesses, and workforce professionals.

Department of Veterans Affairs(VA)
Information on veterans' benefits and related issues. Fact Sheets links to summaries that contain statistics, histories, and descriptions of programs on a variety of topics, including state summary fact sheets. Federal Benefits for Veterans and Dependents, the handbook on veterans' benefits programs, is available in English or Spanish in PDF.