Are you looking for help paying for child care? Buying groceries or diapers? Find out about assistance programs offered in your area.

This section identifies resources at the state and local level, and the links will take you to websites outside of ChildCare.gov.

Child Care Financial Assistance
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
  • 800-442-6003
Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
  • 800-437-9300 (In-State Only)
  • 207-287-3991
Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP formerly Food Stamps)
  • 800-442-6003
Low Income Energy Assistance Program
  • 877-544-3271
  • 207-626-4600
Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) – Child Nutrition
  • 207-624-6843