Apply For Federal & State Nutrition Assistance Programs
If you or someone you know needs food assistance, the Federation of Virginia Food Banks and our seven-member food banks can help to connect you with the food resources you need. Please remember that Federal and state programs are the first line of defense for those dealing with food insecurity. Please visit the Virginia Department of Social Services site to determine which programs may be available to you, and to apply today.
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Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) was formerly known as food stamps. SNAP stands for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and is the nation’s largest food assistance program for low-income households.
For more information about SNAP, visit:
Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants & Children (WIC) is intended to improve the health of pregnant women, infants and children (under 5 years) through better nutrition and access to health care.
Child Nutrition: There are hundreds of sites across Virginia where children can eat at no cost outside of the school day. Find a site near you.