FAQs

Nutrition

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP): Formerly known as "Food Stamps" SNAP is a nutrition program for families and individuals that meet certain income and resource guidelines. SNAP benefits help families buy pay for food. Working individuals and those without employment may qualify for SNAP benefits. Benefits can be used to purchase food at most grocery stores, convenience stores and pharmacies.

Project Bread, getting SNAP.org: an online resource to help answer questions and determine eligibility for SNAP.

The Food Pantry Network: This food resource guide lists all of the Cambridge Food Pantries and Cambridge meal providers with addresses and times of operation.

Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program: WIC is a nutrition program that provides nutrition and health education, healthy food, breastfeeding support and other services free of charge to Massachusetts families who qualify.

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