Maximizing Your Benefits Beyond SNAP

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) helps households in the United States afford healthy food. SNAP is part of a larger group of programs that help people who qualify for all kinds of assistance.

If you receive SNAP, you may qualify for these three additional programs. Keep reading to learn more about these programs and how to check your eligibility.


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WIC: A Specialized Nutritional Program

The Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) helps pregnant women, new mothers, and children under five years old. On average, WIC gives eligible families $56 per month to purchase food they may not have been able to afford otherwise. Learn more about the WIC program at USDA Food and Nutrition's website.

LIHEAP: Lower Energy Bills

A safe and comfortable living environment is important, especially during the cold temperatures of winter or hot temperatures of summer. The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) assists eligible households with their energy bills. This program helps families avoid choosing between heating or cooling their homes and other essential expenses. Learn more about LIHEAP here.

School Meal Programs: Supporting Child Nutrition

Children from families that qualify for SNAP may also be eligible for free or reduced-price school meal programs. Reduced price meals help children get the food they need to stay focused and healthy throughout the school year. Good nutrition helps kids do well in school, showing how important these programs are for a child's overall growth. To learn more about School Meal Programs (also called the "National Free Lunch Program"), visit the USDA's website.

Benefit Finder: Your Pathway to Discovering Additional Support

Identifying and applying for various government assistance programs can be daunting. To simplify this process, the government's Benefit Finder tool on offers a personalized questionnaire that can help you find which additional programs you may be eligible for. This tool gives clear and current information, helping more families get the help they need.

The Providers App: Streamlining Your Benefits Management

The Providers app helps you manage your EBT and find more benefits. The app is easy to use and has many useful features – like offers and discounts to help you save on essentials, job and gig work opportunities, budgeting tools and more.

You can download the Providers app for free on the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.

Final Thoughts: Beyond SNAP

If you're eligible for SNAP benefits, you may be eligible for other benefits. From energy subsidies to school meals, there are other programs that may help you stretch your budget.

Remember to navigate to for a comprehensive look at what other benefits may be available to you. If you receive EBT, download the free Providers app to easily track and manage your balance.

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