If you currently get SNAP benefits, you may be eligible for extra assistance.
However, you do have to meet certain requirements.
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), otherwise known as food stamps helps low income families get access to healthy food options. Additional details can be found here.
If you qualify, you’ll get an electronic benefits transfer (EBT) card. It can be used to purchase eligible products at certain stores.
SNAP eligibility varies based on your state. You’ll have to apply and meet the state specific requirements and income limits.
You may also be eligible for WIC
The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women Infants and Children (WIC) is another federally funded program to assist low-income Americans.
WIC offers supplemental foods, nutrition education, breastfeeding promotion and support, referrals, and access to health and social services for women who need it.
You can also get aid if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, postpartum, or have infants and children up to age five that are at nutritional risk.
If you are enrolled in other benefit programs such as SNAP, Medicaid, or TANF, you already meet the eligibility requirement.
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