District Direct (formerly District First) provides a convenient way for District Residents to apply for and manage food, cash, and medical benefits available in the District of Columbia. No more waiting in lines or on hold! District Direct allows you to securely access your benefits anytime, anywhere.
With the District Direct mobile app, you can:
o Complete and submit an application for public benefits
o Recertify or renew your existing benefits before they expire
o Upload and submit verification documents
o View your case status
o Update your contact information
o Report changes of circumstance, including household composition, expenses, and income or assets.
o Find out when your benefits will next be issued
o Get push notification alerts for important deadlines or actions
o View and print notices and letters in real-time
Download the District Direct app today and get benefits at your fingertips!