Online resources

So that they’re easier to access, we’ve consolidated all of the websites referenced in the Your Money, Your Goals toolkit, companion guides, and Behind on Bills booklet. All of these sites are federal government agencies and national nonprofit organizations with state and local resources.

  • To find out which benefits you may qualify for visit Benefits.gov , which combines information on assistance programs from many Federal agencies.
  • To check your Social Security status, visit the Social Security Administration .

For justice-involved individuals

  • For more budgeting tools and worksheets, visit MyMoney.gov .

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For justice-involved individuals:

  • For information related to servicing and collection of student loans, see ifap.ed.gov

  • The Department of Justice provides access to Reentry MythBusters  (it is the third link) for information on federal student financial aid and on repaying federal loans while incarcerated.

  • For information on the effect of drug-related convictions on student loan eligibility, see studentaid.ed.gov .

  • For more information about options for borrowers, including consolidating loans to exit default, see studentaid.ed.gov .

For justice-involved individuals:

  • For workforce development practitioners working with reentry population visit Work Force GPS .

  • For information about state-specific governmental agencies and community-based organizations that assist people with criminal records seeking jobs and other support, see Career One Stop .

For justice-involved individuals:

  • For information on applying for Medicaid or health insurance through the health care marketplace, see healthcare.gov .

For justice-involved individuals

  • The Department of Justice provides access to Reentry MythBusters  (it is the third link) on public housing provides information about what HUD rules related to public housing are for people with criminal records.

  • To find your local public housing authority visit portal.hud.gov .

  • For tips on protecting your identity or if you think you’ve been the victim of identity theft or fraud, visit IdentityTheft.gov .

If you are in a natural disaster, visit the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Survivor’s Assistance Program .

  • Visit justice.gov for more information and resources from the Department of Justice.

  • For the contact Information of local child support enforcement offices, visit acf.hhs.gov .
  • For the HHS Modification Guide with information about how to change a child support order, visit acf.hhs.gov  or a map with links to state requirements visit acf.hhs.gov
  • For general child support reentry resources, visit acf.hhs.gov .
  • For information about the rule on child support issued in December 2016, which includes provisions related to incarcerated individuals, see acf.hhs.gov .
  • The Department of Justice provides access to Reentry MythBusters  (it is the third link) on child support Modifications, and child support/drivers licenses.