Not sure where to start when it comes to finding out what benefits you may be entitled to? Try GovBenefits.gov the official government benefit site, a one stop shop for multiple agencies and their assistance programs. You can find a listing of benefits by subject area along with eligibility information. You can also take a useful questionnaire which will allow you to see if you are eligible for any of the many benefit programs.
The site contains links to related resources and state benefit programs. This site really helps to demystify what can seem a daunting and confusing process.