Unemployment Benefits

With Mayor Bowser adjusting the District of Columbia’s operating status in response to coronavirus (COVID-19), District residents may file for unemployment compensation. More information on how to file available at Recovery

Life At Home

We're beginning to curate a list of government services, cool things we've seen around DC, and other stuff that can help you make the best of working and living at home. 

Complete the 2020 Census

Complete the census online, by phone, or once you receive it in the mail. Make sure that we all #GetCountedDC. Learn more at DC Census 2020.

Gardening Webinar with DPR

The Department of Public Recreation is hosting an online Urban Gardening Webinar every Tuesday and Thursday through April 31, 2020. These free online gardening tutorials will teach you everything to get started.

Take Advantage of the DC Library

Go Digital

With more more than 15 million free online movies, eBooks, music and more, you have no choice but to explore the DC Public Library’s digital offerings by visiting GoDigital. The Library curated resources to help library customers of all ages find the perfect thing to: Watch, Read, Listen and Learn. 

Online Book Club
Join the DC Library's online book club #DCReads.

Library at Home

Neighborhood branches may be closed, but the Library is always open online with Library at Home. Sing, talk, read, listen and learn from the comfort of your own home with these tips and resources.

Flatten the Curve Fitness with #FITDC

During these times, one of the most effective ways to reduce anxiety is through exercise and meditation. Therefore, with Mayor Bowser, our gym partners at VIDA Fitness, and featured local trainers, #FITDC offer free at home fitness resources.

Check out our Flatten the Curve Fitness At Home Workouts and follow @myfitdc on social media for more fitness videos and healthy quarantine tips. 

Videos for Kids

Videos for Adults & Seniors

Wide Open School is a free collection of the best online learning experiences for kids curated by the editors at Common Sense. There is so much good happening, and we are here to gather great stuff and organize it so teachers and families can easily find it and plan each day. Check it out today:

Kennedy Center Education Artist-in-Residence at Home

Catch an #EntertainmentDC Series

Our television series highlight the vibrancy of DC's culture. Every day, our programming showcases local musicians, restaurants, films, sports and events. Produced by a stellar award-winning team of videographers, editors, producers and AV production specialists, our diverse content offerings keep DC well-informed and entertained—24 hours per day, seven days a week

Fun Pages with the Washington Nationals


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