II. Resources: Food Insecurity Resources for Children and Families (Publicly Funded U.S. Resources for Healthy Meals and Nutrition)

  1. Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)
    1. https://www.fns.usda.gov/cacfp
    2. Funds healthy meals and snacks at childcare, daycare, after school programs
  2. Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program
    1. https://www.nifa.usda.gov/grants/programs/capacity-grants/expanded-food-nutrition-education-program-efnep
    2. Grants for limited budget related education regarding shopping and cooking healthy food
  3. Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservation
    1. https://www.fns.usda.gov/fdpir/food-distribution-program-indian-reservations
    2. SNAP alternative for families without access to SNAP offices or authorized stores
  4. School Food Programs
    1. Reimbursement for public and private schools providing healthy free or low cost meals
    2. National School Lunch Program
      1. https://www.fns.usda.gov/nslp
    3. School Breakfast Program
      1. https://www.fns.usda.gov/sbp/school-breakfast-program
  5. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
    1. https://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/supplemental-nutrition-assistance-program
    2. Temporary benefits for families and older adults to purchase approved healthy foods
    3. Additional programs available for education on purchasing and preparing healthy foods
      1. https://snaped.fns.usda.gov/state-snap-ed-programs
  6. Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC)
    1. https://www.fns.usda.gov/wic
    2. Support for healthy foods in pregnancy, postpartum, Breast Feeding and children up to age 5 years
    3. Participants are considered to be at nutrition risk and meet income and state residency requirements
  7. Summer Food Service Program
    1. https://www.fns.usda.gov/sfsp/summer-food-service-program
    2. Reimburses schools, local government, camps or non-profits providing free, approved healthy meals (up to 3/day)
    3. Eligible children are enrolled in an activity program at approved site during a time frame when school is not in session

III. Resources: Food Insecurity Resources for Older Adults (Publicly Funded U.S. Resources for Healthy Meals and Nutrition)

  1. https://www.fns.usda.gov/program/assistance-seniors
  2. Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP)
    1. https://www.fns.usda.gov/csfp/commodity-supplemental-food-program
    2. Supplementation of dietary intake for low income adults age 60 years and older
  3. Older Americans Act Nutrition Programs
    1. https://acl.gov/programs/health-wellness/nutrition-services
    2. https://sgp.fas.org/crs/misc/IF10633.pdf
    3. Healthy meals and congregate services for adults age 60 years and older
      1. Congregate Nutrition Services
      2. Home Delivered Nutrition Program
      3. Nutrition Services Incentive Program
  4. Seniors Farmers' Market Nutrition Program
    1. https://www.fns.usda.gov/sfmnp/senior-farmers-market-nutrition-program
    2. Nutrition Support (via coupons) for eligible low-income seniors to purchase food at farmers' markets
  5. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
    1. https://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/supplemental-nutrition-assistance-program
    2. Temporary benefits for families and older adults to purchase approved healthy foods
    3. Additional programs available for education on purchasing and preparing healthy foods
      1. https://snaped.fns.usda.gov/state-snap-ed-programs

IV. Resources: Food Insecurity Resources for Any Age (Publicly Funded U.S. Resources for Healthy Meals and Nutrition)

  1. Emergency Food Assistance Program
    1. https://www.fns.usda.gov/tefap/emergency-food-assistance-program
    2. U.S. grown foods supplied to states to freely supplement low income diets
  2. USDA National Hunger Clearinghouse
    1. https://www.fns.usda.gov/partnerships/national-hunger-clearinghouse
    2. Resource to find local meal sites, food banks and other social services
    3. Includes text and phone contacts in english and spanish

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