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Food Assistance

Food Assistance

It's scary when you don't think there's enough food for your family. Getting HEALTHY food is important for growing bodies and minds

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) | SNAP (food stamps) puts healthy food on the table for millions of families each month. To enroll, or to learn more about food stamps contact call 1-800-332-6347

Child Nutrition Programs
To enroll, or to learn more about free or reduced rate school lunches and breakfast, see your child's school guidance counselor. Visit to find contacts for each state.

Women, Infant and Children (WIC) | 1-800-242-4WIC
WIC helps women and children, up to age five, with free:

  • Supplemental nutritious foods
  • Nutrition education and counseling
  • Screening and referrals to other health, welfare and social services

Emergency Food Assistance
If you need emergency food, please contact your local 2-1-1 center for referrals to community resources. Help is free and confidential. 2-1-1 can also help with housing, employment, health care, counseling and more. Call 1-800-492-0618 or visit Feeding America can help you locate free emergency food assistance services in your community. To locate the closest Food Bank in your area visit, call 1-800-771-2303 or visit

What kind of food does my family need?
Try to give your kids lots of HEALTHY choices.
With planning and care, you can give your family the food they need.

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