Food & Nutrition
Most assistance programs for food and nutrition are administered at the state and local level but there are some national websites with information on how to find the right program tailored for your financial needs.
Here are some links to help you put food on the table:
- Nutrition.gov provides easy access to vetted food and nutrition information from across the federal government. It serves as a gateway to reliable information on nutrition, healthy eating, physical activity, and food safety for consumers.
- Claim your Free Household Samples provides you with the opportunity to receive many free samples for all those expensive household supplies, such as laundry detergent, air freshener, and more! (sponsored listing)
- Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program: To apply for SNAP benefits, you must fill out an application and return it to a local SNAP office. Each State has a different application. This helpful map of the states will assist in finding the location of local SNAP offices. (SNAP)
- The Emergency Food Assistance Program is a Federal program that helps supplement the diets of low-income Americans, including elderly people, by providing them with emergency food and nutrition assistance at no cost. It provides food and administrative funds to States to supplement the diets of these groups. (TEFAP)
- Coupons for Household Expenses – You could possibly save money on your monthly household bills by claiming your free coupons for groceries and more! (sponsored listing)
- The Commodity Supplemental Food Program serves about 595,000 low-income people each month, and is the only USDA nutrition program that provides monthly food assistance specially targeted at low-income senior. (CSFP)