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Food Assistance Programs

Get information on food assistance programs for certain individuals and groups. Programs include SNAP, WIC, the National School Lunch Program and more.

Learn about programs that offer food and nutrition assistance for children, including the School Breakfast Program and National School Lunch Program.

Learn about USDA commodity distribution programs, including The Emergency Food Assistance Program and the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations.

WIC safeguards the health of low-income women, infants, and children up to age 5 by providing supplemental foods, nutrition education, and healthcare referrals.

USDA, National Agricultural Library, Food and Nutrition Information Center

Find resources that share information about hunger and provide food assistance.

USDA, Food and Nutrition Service

The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) works to end hunger and obesity through the administration of 15 federal nutrition assistance programs including WIC, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, and school meals.

To learn how to get assistance from one of these programs, see the How to Get Food Help brochure.

USDA, Food and Nutrition Service

Call or text the USDA National Hunger Hotline to speak with a representative who will find food resources near you.