Assistance for People of All Ages

Assistance for People of All Ages

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

SNAP provides nutrition benefits to supplement the food budget of needy families so they can purchase healthy food and move toward self-sufficiency.

Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP) benefits were provided for five western Iowa counties

Food Help for Disaster Relief

The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) coordinates with state, local and voluntary organizations to provide food for shelters and other mass feeding sites, distribute food packages directly to households in need in limited situations, and issue Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP) benefits.

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USDA Foods

USDA food distribution programs for households include The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP), Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR), Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP), and USDA Foods in Schools.