Social Services

Social Services

Social services

Many federal, state, and nonprofit agencies offer assistance with disaster recovery efforts.

Women, Infants, and Children - The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children - better known as the WIC Program - serves to safeguard the health of low-income women, infants, & children up to age 5 who are at nutritional risk by providing nutritious foods to supplement diets, information on healthy eating, and referrals to health care.

The Disaster Food Stamp Program, from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, provides food stamp assistance to people who might not ordinarily qualify for food stamps if they have had disaster damage to their homes or expenses related to protecting their homes, or if they have lost income as a result of the disaster, or have no access to bank accounts or other resources.

More information on Food Stamp Benefits, including Disaster, Social Security Benefits or Social Security Disability Benefits, Food Stamp Benefits, Medicaid or WIC, Mental Health Counseling and other social services is available from specific states as follows: