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Welcome to our website. We offer largest directory of single mother grants that help with rent, utility bills, child care, education, medication, housing, medical bills, and mortgage, among others. Many of these financial assistance programs have limited funding, and some might not be available for single mothers who do not meet specific income requirements. Phone numbers and website links to apply for these free grants are published on our website

Grants from variety of sources

Grants published on our website are made available from a variety of sources -- state, federal, non profit organizations and educational institutions. If you are looking for education grants, make sure that application is submitted before the deadline. Many other grants might also have deadlines that need to be met to quality for a free grant. Although our focus is on publishing information on single mother grants, scholarships are not given much importance. If you are looking for college scholarships, readers are advised to look for websites that specifically deal with college scholarships.

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Grants for Single Mothers in Virginia

Are you a single mother struggling to make ends meet, or who would like to go back to school but don’t have the funds to do so? If so, check out these grants available for you in Virginia.


Virginia has a healthcare program designed for adults and children. Called Families Access to Medical Insurance Security, FAMIS covers a child’s full list of medical needs. Get pre-screened for eligibility on the Cover Virginia website. Apply online, call 1-855-242-8282, download an application or visit a nearby Department of Social Services (DSS) office.


Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is a pregnancy and breastfeeding program that ensures each mother gets the proper nutrition recommended. Download the application form or make an appointment at your local WIC clinic.

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For assistance, call the WIC program corporate center at (757) 518-2789, and call the Virginia Beach breastfeeding helpline at (757) 284-9428.


Virginia Medicaid helps single mothers, children and low-income households to get the medical care they need. Go through a pre-admission screening for eligibility and apply online or download an application. Call the helpline at (804) 786-6145 or Medical at (800) 884-9730 or (800) 772-9996 in Richmond.

Child Care Subsidy Program

Virginia’s Child Care Subsidy Program helps single mothers pay for child care as they work or attend school. Get screened to determine your eligibility first. Apply on the CommonHelp website or call 1-855-635-4370 for application assistance. Otherwise, visit your local Virginia Department of Social Services office.

Head Start

Head Start provides social services for low-income children all over Virginia. Through the Virginia Department of Social Services, find and apply for a Head Start program near you. Contact the information center at (866) 763-6481 or

Unemployment insurance (UI)

Unemployment insurance (UI) is administered through the Virginia Employment Commission (VEC). File a claim online, over the phone at 1-866-832-2363 or at a VEC office in your area. For general UI questions, call (866) 832-2363.

Tuition Assistance Grant Program (VTAG)

Virginia’s Tuition Assistance Grant (VTAG) program helps full-time students at colleges or universities. Download the 2016-2017 application and mail it to your school’s financial aid office. For information, call the Council of Independent Colleges in Virginia at (540) 586-0606 or submit an online form.


Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) is Virginia’s regular provider to low-income households. Eligible families are able to receive cash funds temporarily.

Download an Application for Benefits online and mail it to the DSS in your area. Online, apply through the CommonHelp portal.


Virginia’s SNAP stands for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. and it is a program that can help in the purchase of healthy food. Check your eligibility first and apply online or visit your local DSS. If you have questions, call the SNAP hotline at (800) 552-3431.



DSS has an energy assistance program called Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). Call for crisis assistance if you have heating needs that cannot wait. CommonHelp has an online application process, but you can download an application or visit the local DSS office. Reach the main office at (804) 726-7000 or

Paying for your finances as a single mother can be a day-to-day struggle. Fortunately, Virginia has specific programs and organizations that support any and all single mothers.

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