Learn how to get nutritious food for yourself and your family through SNAP (food stamps), D-SNAP, and WIC for women, infants, and children.
How to get emergency food assistance
You can get immediate food assistance from government and private organizations. If you are hungry now, learn where to find food in your area.
How to apply for food stamps (SNAP benefits) and check your balance
The SNAP program (food stamps) can help you pay for food if you have a low income.
Get food assistance with the WIC program
WIC can help you and your young child get food, nutrition counseling, and social service referrals.
School meals and food programs for children
Your child may qualify for free or reduced-price meals at their school or childcare center. They can get food assistance throughout the school year and during summer break.
Food assistance programs for older adults
Learn about food assistance programs for people 60 and older and how to apply.
Food assistance for Native Americans
The Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR) provides monthly packages of healthy food. You may be eligible based on income, tribal membership, and where you live.