Several programs can help you afford food while you're unemployed.
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provides low-income households with electronic benefits that can be used like cash at most grocery stores.
The Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program provides food support, health care referrals, and nutrition education to 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 school age children. Learn how to apply for free and reduced-price school meals.