Having a child and early childhood
Find government programs to help during pregnancy and early childhood.
Get food assistance with the WIC program
WIC can help you and your young child get food, nutrition counseling, and social service referrals.
How to apply for food stamps (SNAP benefits)
The SNAP program (food stamps) can help you pay for food if you have a low income.
Welfare benefits or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
Find out how TANF, also known as welfare, can help your family through financial challenges.
How to apply for Medicaid and CHIP
Learn about Medicaid and CHIP health insurance for adults and children with a low income.
How to get help collecting child support
Find out how to get, change, or enforce a child support order, regardless of where the parent lives.
How to get, replace, or correct a Social Security card
Learn how to replace or correct a Social Security card or get one for a baby.
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