Food and Nutrition Programs

These resources help families find healthy food.

Emergency Food Resources
If you need immediate help finding food, you can call the Hunger Solutions Minnesota hotline at 888.711.1151. You can also search for food pantries by location on the Hunger Solutions website.

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
SNAP helps you buy the food you need if you have a low income. Participants receive a debit card to buy food at stores and farmers markets. You can apply online or contact your county or tribe for help.

Women, Infants & Children Program (WIC)
WIC is a nutrition and breastfeeding program that helps pregnant women, new mothers, babies, and young children eat well, learn about nutrition, and stay healthy. WIC provides nutrition education and counseling, nutritious foods, and referrals to health and other social services. Find a WIC clinic near you or call 800.942.4030.

Child and Adult Care Food Program
The Child and Adult Care Food Program is a program that pays for meals and snacks served to children in child care or early learning programs. It helps child care programs serve well-balanced, nutritious meals to build good eating habits. Ask your child care program if they participate.

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