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)
  • 800-332-6347
Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
  • 800-242-4942
Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP formerly Food Stamps)
  • 800-332-6347
Low Income Energy Assistance Program
  • 800-332-6347
Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) – Child Nutrition
  • 410-767-0214 (Child Care Centers)