We are proud to announce new site features that personalize your benefits search!   

Along with a fresh, new homepage and a re-designed Compass eNewsletterBenefits.gov launched new technology that helps you find what you are looking for – faster.

‘Discover Popular Benefits’ by Location

Located on the homepage, this new feature allows you to view a list of the five most popular benefits in your State. If you’re looking on behalf of a family member or client, you can simply type in the State you’re looking for, click ‘Change Location’ and the popular benefits will appear. You can then select each benefit listed to read a brief description, and you can view the 'Benefit Details' page by clicking ‘Read More.’

‘People Who Viewed This Benefit Also Viewed’ and ‘Similar Benefits’

These features are located on all ‘Benefit Details’ pages. Once you view a benefit program on our site, you’ll see a column on the right side of the page with recommended benefits that are similar to the one you are currently viewing. The first list in the column, ‘People Who Viewed This Benefit Also Viewed,’ recommends similar benefits that other users were interested in. The second list, ‘Similar Benefits’ recommends benefits on our site with similar keywords.

The introduction of these new features is the first of many steps toward providing a more personalized experience onBenefits.gov. For the last 14 years, Benefits.gov has focused on users’ needs and continues to innovate to provide the best experience for citizens in need of assistance. As the official U.S. website for government benefits, we will continue to respond to your feedback and to help you on your path to government assistance.

We encourage you to visit Benefits.gov and complete our Benefit Finder questionnaire. Take a moment to check ournews and updates, read our Compass eNewsletter, and subscribe to timely emails for all benefit programs!

 

Regards,

The Benefits.gov Team