In an effort to increase awareness of community resources, the Norfolk Re-Entry Council produced video recordings for it's 2021 annual Town Hall Meeting. The topics and FAQ's selected were obtained using feedback received by inmates at Norfolk City Jail and Indian Creek Correctional Center.
2021 Town Hall Meeting Presentation Recordings
SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) - This presentation provides an overview of SNAP benefits and eligibility.
VADOC Procedures for Medicaid - This presentation provides a general overview of Medicaid, the VA Department of Corrections procedures for applying for Medicaid benefits for inmates at VADOC facilities and FAQ's by people incarcerated .
If you are interested in applying for VDSS benefits please visit https://commonhelp.virginia.gov/ or call 1-855-635-4370. You may also contact your local Department of Social Services/Human Services for information on how to apply in-person.
*These recordings are intended for informational purposes and should not be viewed as definitive. Please visit the Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS) website https://www.dss.virginia.gov/ for the most current and accurate information.