Use the links below to learn how to get food or get money for food.
Need Food?Call the National Hunger Hotline 1.866.3hungry or 1.877.8hambre
Hotline hours: Monday to Friday 9 am to 6 pm EST. Hablamos español.
Find Food in Your Area
Look up organizations that provide food help.
Find a Local Food Bank
Contact a Food Bank near you. Ask them where you can get food in your area.
Find a Meal through Meals on Wheels
Meals on Wheels Association of America.
How to Get Food Help (PDF | 369 KB)
USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.
Explains how to use federal food assistance programs. Also available in Spanish. (PDF | 2.0 MB)
Federal Food Assistance Programs to Help You Get Food
Contact your state agency or local office to get an application or learn more.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) (Formerly, Food Stamps)
Women, Infants and Children (WIC)
Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP)
Child Nutrition Programs
(School Nutrition Programs, Summer Food Service Program, Child and Adult Care Food Program)
Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CFSP)
The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP)
Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR)