Several programs can help you afford food after a job loss.
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provides low-income households with electronic benefits they can use like cash at most grocery stores.
The Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program can provide food support for some supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant women, and to infants and children up to age five. Learn how to apply for WIC.
Free and reduced price school meals might also be available to your children. Learn how to apply for free and reduced price school meals.