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National Service Programs and Benefits

Participation in National Senior Service Corps programs and AmeriCorps VISTA should not affect benefits.

** If a program participant loses or is told that they will lose their federal aid, contact the General Counsel at CNCS at 202-606-5000 x312 (voice), 202-565-2799 (TDD) or eo@cns.gov.

Participation in AmeriCorps/NCCC and AmeriCorps State and National programs may affect benefits.

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©The National Service Inclusion Project (NSIP) is a training and technical assistance provider on disability inclusion, under a cooperative agreement (#08TAHMA001) from Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS). NSIP partners with the Association on University Centers on Disability, National Council on Independent Living, Association on Higher Education and Disability and National Down Syndrome Congress to build connections between disability organizations and all CNCS grantees, including national directs, to increase the participation of people with disabilities in national service.