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Find a WIC Clinic: State Agencies

To find the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, infants and Children (WIC) Program nearest you, contact your state agency for assistance in locating quality nutrition services.

Review Date: October 29, 2012

National WIC Association

Am I Eligible?

Feeding America is committed to helping end the fight against hunger. In addition to visiting your local food bank or emergency relief organization, here are some other links and information that may help.

Review Date: November 21, 2012

Feeding America

BenefitsCheckUp: Find Benefit Programs

BenefitsCheckUp helps you find state, federal, and private benefits programs available where you live. These benefits programs can help pay for prescriptions, health care, food, utilities, and more. You can also get help with tax relief, transportation, legal issues, or finding work.

Review Date: February 05, 2013

National Council on Aging

Find Homeless Service Providers in Your State

Find homeless service providers in your state offering assistance with food, housing, health care, counseling, and more.

Review Date: December 19, 2012

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration - SAMHSA
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Food Bank Locator

Food banks throughout the United States are listed by state. Find a food bank in your local area. You may search by state or zip code.

Review Date: November 21, 2012

Feeding America

Food Stamps And Other Nutrition Programs

Federal, state and local governments provide many programs designed to help meet the nutritional needs of people with low incomes and their families. If you are in need of food assistance, find out what programs are available.

Review Date: December 19, 2012

Social Security Administration

Food Stamps Pre-Screening Eligibility Tool

This pre-screening tool can be used to determine if you may be eligible to receive Food Stamp benefits.

Review Date: December 17, 2012

Food and Nutrition Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture

Help for You and Your Family

Find links to a variety of financial and support resources available for families, refugees, Native Americans, individuals with developmental disabilities, youth and more.

Review Date: December 21, 2012

Office of Child Care, Administration for Children and Families

Local Homeless Assistance

If you are homeless, help is available by contacting a homeless assistance agency in your area. Find a range of services, including shelter, food, counseling, and jobs skills programs.

Review Date: January 31, 2013

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Modest Needs Org: Search Other Resources

Modest Needs' Resources database is a user-contributed list of helpful organizations and programs. The entries on this page have been listed by registered users of Modest Needs and are provided for information only.

Review Date: December 20, 2012

Modest Needs Foundation

Nutrition Assistance Programs

FNS provides children and low-income people access to food, a healthful diet, and nutrition education. Programs include Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly the Food Stamp Program, and the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC).

Review Date: October 14, 2014

Food and Nutrition Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture

School Meals Programs

This page provides links to information about the USDA's School Meals programs, including the National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program, and Summer Food Service Program.

Review Date: October 29, 2012

Food and Nutrition Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture

SNAP - Applicants and Recipients

This program helps low-income people and families buy the food they need for good health. Benefits are provided on an electronic card that is used like an ATM card and accepted at most grocery stores.

Review Date: July 10, 2012

Food and Nutrition Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture

State Food Stamp Information/Hotline Numbers

This page lists numbers to get information on food stamp questions by state. Most are toll-free numbers.

Review Date: December 17, 2012

Food and Nutrition Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture

Summer Food Service Program

The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) provides free, nutritious meals and snacks to help children in low-income areas get the nutrition they need to learn, play, and grow throughout the summer months when they are out of school.

Review Date: October 14, 2014

Food and Nutrition Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

Find a Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (former Food Stamp Program) in your state that helps low-income individuals and families buy the food they need for good health. Learn more about the program, if you are eligible, and how to apply.

Review Date: December 17, 2012

National Council on Aging

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Eligibility and Benefits

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is the new name for the federal Food Stamp Program that provides crucial support to needy households and to those making the transition from welfare to work.

Review Date: October 07, 2014

Food and Nutrition Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Facts

The food stamp program helps low-income people buy food. Find out who can get food stamps and how you can apply for them.

Review Date: March 11, 2013

Social Security Administration