Your citizenship status does not affect your child’s eligibility for programs. Even if you are not a US Citizen your child may be eligible for programs.
About the Benefit Programs
Basic Food (Food Stamps)
If enrolled in Basic Food you are also eligible for free school meals, low cost phone service, and the WIC Nutrition program. Learn more about the Basic Food program.
The Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC)
WIC provides checks of up to $50 for healthy foods from your local grocery store to pregnant women and children under 5 years old. Learn more about the WIC program.
Apple Health for Kids
The Apple Health for Kids program is a free or low-cost Medicaid health insurance for children under 19. Learn more about the Apple Health for Kids program.
The First Steps program is a free Medicaid health insurance and Maternity Support Services for pregnant women. Learn more about First Steps.
Take Charge is a free birth control/family planning program offering services for women, men and teens. Learn more about Take Charge.
Family Medical is a free Medicaid health insurance for very limited income families with dependent children under 18. Learn more about Family Medical.
Working Connections Child Care (WCCC)
The WCCC program helps limited-income families pay for child care costs. Learn More about Working Connections.
Cash Assistance (TANF)
The TANF program provides cash grants for families in need. Learn more about TANF.
Find out which health and food assistance programs you and your family are likely eligible for. Then you can Apply online!
Apply for Benefits in about 15 minutes.
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