September 06, 2022
Topic: User Experience and Accessibility
Back in March, we shared about the work we were doing to develop BEARS, the Benefits Eligibility Awareness Resource Service. USAGov’s new online locator tool helps people find government benefits and services geared to major life events. It officially launched in early August, and we wanted to give you an update.
Connecting people with the federal services they need is the focus of the USAGov program. We get a lot of traffic on USA.gov and USAGov en Español, and a lot of questions at our call center and on social media about government benefits, grants, and loans. People are eager for help with bills, housing, and food assistance.
People were concerned about COVID-19-related housing and international travel as they searched USA.gov from July to September 2021. Get more user insights from our 4th quarter infographic.
Each quarter at USAGov, our data tells us a little bit about what's on people's minds. From April to June 2021, we saw a renewed interest in travel information and a big drop in demand for information on unemployment benefits. See what else we discovered.