Benefit Programs

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Are you seeking food, medical assistance, or other help?

Winchester DSS administers a variety of programs that help families get back on their feet. Click on any of the below programs for more information:


Apply For Benefits

  1. Apply online at CommonHelp
  2. Call to apply via the Enterprise Customer Service Center at 855-635-4370 (Monday-Friday, 7am-6pm)
  3. Paper applications are available and may be submitted to Winchester Department of Social Services, 24 Baker Street, Winchester, VA 22601


Winchester Food Guide(PDF, 13MB) – Find local food pantries and soup kitchens

Stay safe from EBT fraud – Learn how to protect your EBT benefits

Virginia Insurance Marketplace – Virginia residents who are no longer eligible for Medicaid/FAMIS may qualify for marketplace coverage for a health and/or dental plan. To get started, visit and select 'Get Covered.'

Have questions?

Contact us at 540-662-3807.