Welcome to the DCF Online Application.
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In order for you to complete the online application the computer you are using MUST have one of the following internet browsers:
MS Windows 7 - must have Internet Explorer 8 (IE8)
MS Vista - Internet Explorer 6 (IE6), Internet Explorer 7 (IE7), and Internet Explorer 8 (IE8)
MS XP - Internet Explorer 6 (IE6), Internet Explorer 7 (IE7), and Internet Explorer 8 (IE8)
MS XP Tablet - Internet Explorer 6 (IE6) and Internet Explorer 7 (IE7)
What would you like to do today?
(You cannot apply for Energy Assistance on this application)
You may complete the online application to apply for:
If you want to know more about these benefits, click on the name above.
In addition to the online application, you may complete an online self-assessment that can tell you which benefits you and members of your family may qualify for.
If you want to know more about these services, click on the name above.
Other benefits and services such as help with mental illness, substance abuse, or family crisis are also available through DCF. To find out more about these services, click Here.
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When you start filling out the online application and need to stop, you should protect your information from being seen by non-authorized persons by clicking on the Quit/Save button. This will allow you to come back and finish the application later. Also, if you are filling out the online application in a public location, do not leave the computer while you are filling out the form because your information could be seen by non-authorized persons.
Each supported browser requires installation of the Oracle Java Runtime Environment (JRE) version 1.4.2 or above.
Using an older version than those listed above can cause difficulties such as:
- Data not displaying on part or all of the screen,
- Buttons and icons disappearing, and/or
- Blank windows on the screen.
The Self-Assessment and Online Application have been developed and tested using JAWS 11.0.
If your browser does not support scripting, you may not be able to complete these forms online. As an alternative, you may want to access a computer at your local library. Or please contact your local DCF service center. If you would be charged for this call, you may call toll free at 1-888-369-4777.