Assistance Programs, Local Agencies, and Charities


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Florida Assistance Programs and Services


  • 1. Florida Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as the Food Stamp Program – Florida SNAP provides monthly food stamp benefits that help people with low income buy the food they need from Florida food retailers accepting EBT cards(+++)  Call: 866-886-4342
  • 2. Florida Temporary Cash Assistance (TCA)   Provides cash assistance to families with children, helping them become self-supporting, Call: 866-886-4342
  • 3. Florida Temporary Cash Assistance Relative Caregiver Program  – Provides monthly cash assistance to relatives who meet eligibility rules and have custody of a child under age 18, Call: 866-886-4342
  • 4. Florida KidCare  – Offers health insurance for Florida children from birth through age 18Call: 800-821-5437
  • 5. Florida Medicaid  – A health insurance program that provides medical coverage to low-income Florida individuals and families, Call: 850-300-4323
  • 6. Florida Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)  – Healthy foods, breastfeeding support, nutrition education, health care referrals, Call: 800-342-3556
  • 7. Florida National School Lunch Program (NSLP)  – Provides low-cost or free lunches to school children, Call: 800-435-7352
  • 8. Florida Special Milk Program  – Offers milk at low or no cost to children in schools, childcare institutions, and eligible camps, Call: 800-504-6609
  • 9. Florida School Breakfast Program (SBP) ⇑ – Provides low-cost or free meals to school children, Call: 800-435-7352
  • 10. Florida Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) ⇑ – Provides free meals and snacks to help low-income children in the summer months, Call800-435-7352
  • 11. Florida Child Care Food Program (CCFP)  – Provides healthy meals and snacks to children receiving day careCall: 850-414-1622
  • 12. Florida Adult Care Food Program (ACFP)  – Provides healthy meals and snacks to adults attending adult daycare centersCall: 850-414-2000
  • 13. Florida Head Start and Early Head Start  – Comprehensive child development programs serving low-income children and their familiesCall: Local program
  • 14. Florida Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)  – Helps low-income families with home heating and cooling costsCall: Local LIHEAP provider
  • 15. Florida Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP)  – Assists households reduce energy bills by improving the energy efficiency of their homes, Call: Local Weatherization Office 
  • 16. Florida Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP)  – Provides low-income seniors with coupons that can be exchanged for fresh local-grown fruits, vegetables, and fresh-cut herbs at farmers’ markets, Call: 850-414-2000
  • 17. Florida Housing Choice Voucher Program  – Helps eligible low-income Florida residents lease privately owned rental units from participating landlords, Call: Local PHA
  • 18. Florida Public Housing ⇑ – Provides safe, decent, and affordable rental units for low-income Florida residents, Call: Local PHA
Updated: April 16, 2024 by HAFH