Quickly Determine Eligibility for Government Assistance

Provide government assistance quickly with employment and income information you can trust. 
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Government Assistance Programs We Serve

Government agencies turn to Equifax to automate the eligibility verification process for their public
assistance programs. 

Social Services

Be it for Medicaid, SNAP and Nutrition Assistance, TANF, or SSA benefit determinations, you can count on the most current view of your applicants’ employment and income information. 

Child Support Enforcement

Collecting on support orders can be a challenge, but with the right information results can be achieved quickly and easily.

Public Housing

Streamline HUD eligibility determinations while improving the resident screening process.

Workforce Services

Gauge the success of your training programs, provide unemployment benefits, and comply with federal guidelines.

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With the latest employment and income information at your fingertips, expedite benefit eligibility determinations to better serve individuals and families in their time of need. 

Caring Forward: Conversations With State Leaders on Streamlining Social Services

Learn from social service leaders on streamlining the eligibility determination process to optimize the delivery of public assistance programs such as Medicaid, SNAP, TANF, and Child Support.
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TYPES OF GOVERNMENT VERIFICATION CONFIGURATIONS
IRS Tax Transcripts Fulfillment Service

Obtain various personal tax, business tax, and/or wage statements for a complete picture of all household income.

Social Service Verification

Verify a client's employment and income information in real time to provide the right government assistance in their time of need.

Verification of Employment for Government

Expedite verification of employment with help from a trusted third-party that provides you instant access to the latest employer data direct from the source.

Property Verification

Verify non-commercial residency with county-level property tax data.

News

Equifax Introduces Solution Set To Address Unemployment Insurance And Social Safety Net Fraud

New UI Eligibility suite of services is designed to help state unemployment agencies identify and prevent potential instances of unemployment insurance (UI) fraud.
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Expanding Social Services Safety Net

Learn how to use data to enhance benefit processing during the COVID-19 crisis. 
Frequently asked questions
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State wage data and all the others can be outdated or about a quarter of a year behind. Therefore The Work Number is the first resource I go to when verifying income.
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Insights

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County Caseworkers Benefit from Better Data

Verified Income Helps Caseworkers Meet Demand  With continued unemployment, demand for public assistance programs is on the rise. That means ...
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Webinar: COVID-19 Puts New Pressure on Medicaid Programs

The Rising Volume and Cost of Medicaid Program Management Economic‌ ‌and‌ ‌employment‌ ‌uncertainty‌ ‌were‌ ‌top‌ ‌of‌ ‌mind‌ ‌during‌ ‌the latest‌ ...
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U.S. DoL Provides $100 Million to Help Combat Unemployment Fraud

New federal funds aimed at helping state workforce agencies prevent unemployment fraud and benefit overpayments The U.S. Department of Labor ...
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