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Listed below are some of the federal agencies that constituents frequently request Rep. Whitfield’s assistance in working with in order to resolve an issue. If you are having an issue but are unsure where to turn for assistance, please review the list below for guidance.
If you have already contacted a federal agency and are still in need of assistance, please submit a request to Rep. Whitfield's office by visiting our assistance page. You may also call Rep. Whitfield’s Hopkinsville office at 1-800-328-5629.
Matters involving applying for or renewing a passport, (including expedited passport applications); Travel Advisories; Visas for Foreign Nationals, and providing services to American citizens living or traveling abroad.
Click here to apply for a Passport
Click here to read the latest travel warnings from the State Department
Matters related to all military branches; military pay and benefits.
Click here for information on Tricare
Click here for information on military pay
Questions on earned Veterans benefits, including health care, disability and survivor benefits; Burials and Memorials.
Click here for information on the G.I. Bill
Click here for information on survivors benefits
Click here for information on veteran benefits.
Click here to find your local Veterans Affairs (VA) office
Click here for some of the frequently asked questions Rep. Whitfield receives when dealing with the Veterans Administration.
Information on wages, benefits and insurance; Employment and wage discrimination and workers compensation programs.
Click here for information on unemployment insurnace
Click here for information on workers compensation
Click here for information on retirement plans, benefits and savings
Click here for information on the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
Click here for information on Kentucky's minimum wage
Administration of the Farm Bill; Food Safety; Animal and Plant Inspection Service; Foreign Agriculture Service; Office of Rural Development.
Click here for information on the 2008 Farm Bill (Considered by Congrses every five years)
Click here for information on rural development
Click here for your local USDA Rural Development office
Oversight of the nation’s hydroelectric dams; canals and flood prevention systems along America’s waterways.
Matters involving Social Security benefits, including disability claims or appeals; Delayed or unreceived benefit payments; Replacement or corrected Social Security Cards.
Click here to apply for disability benefits
Click here to apply for retirement benefits
Click here to apply for Medicare
Click here to obtain or replace a Social Security Card
Click here to find your local Social Security office
Click here for some of the frequently asked questions Rep. Whitfield receives about the Social Security Administration.
Questions involving Medicare benefits, including claims or appeals; New enrollment at age 65; Choosing or changing Medicare coverage plans; Questions involving prescription drug services.
Click here for Medicare program information
Click here for Medicaid program information
Questions involving required forms to submit and deadlines for filing; Payments, penalties and refunds; Office of the Taxpayer Advocate to help taxpayers obtain information and assistance from the agency.
Click here for the office of the Taxpayer Advocate
Click here to check on the status of your tax return
Click here for a library of tax filing forms
Click here for where to file your return
Click here to find your local IRS office
Mail delivery issues; Postage rates and other shipping services.
Click here to find a post office in your area
Click here for current postal and shipping rates
Matters involving disaster preparation and response; Assistance to communities and individuals following declarations of disaster; Administration of the National Flood Insurance Program.
Click here to apply for FEMA assistance
Click here to review the latest federal disaster declarations
Click here for information on the regional FEMA office serving Kentucky
Applications for citizenship; Green Cards; Immigration of family members;International adoptions.
The local UCIS office is located at:
Gene Snyder U.S. Courthouse and Custom House
601 West Broadway, Suite 390
Louisville, Kentucky 40202.
- Click here to check the status of your application or petition filed with UCIS
...Can't find the right agency listed here?
Click here for a searchable list of all government agencies.
Click here to visit Benefits.gov, the federal government's database with information about benefit programs, their qualification requirements and information about how to apply.
Click here if you are disabled and are looking for information about federal resources and services for the disabled.
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