Food & Nutrition Assistance
Are you struggling to find food? Do you know someone who is unable to feed to find food themselves or their family. You are not alone in this fight. There are many low-cost and no-cost resources available to help you access critical nutrition. If you need additional assitance, please call my office at (714) 559-6190.
Food Banks and Community Food Distributions
No one in our community should go hungry. If you are struggling to find food, resources are available to help. Local charities and organizations are working to bring food to those in need. You can find where your nearest food distribution is here.
CalFresh (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP))
The CalFresh Program, federally known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), issues monthly electronic benefits that can be used to buy most foods at many markets and food stores. The CalFresh Program helps to improve the health and well-being of qualified households and individuals by providing them a means to meet their nutritional needs. You can apply for CalFresh here.
The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides nutritious foods, nutrition education, and access to health care to low-income pregnant women, new mothers, infants, and children under 5. The monthly WIC food package includes foods chosen to improve nutrition.
To apply for WIC, you can call (888) YOUR WIC or (888) 968-7942 to schedule an appointment or visit any of the clinics.