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211 Helpline Dial 2-1-1 on your phone to reach United Way’s free and confidential helpline. 211 is available 24/7, and can connect you to food assistance, health care, and more.
Child Food Resources Contact Jamie Palefsky at
Child Nutrition Resources “Ensuring Access to the Child Nutrition Programs in the Event of School Closures:” Learn more about additional waivers that your state can request to increase access, model meal programs during school closures, and more.
Curbside Meal Program for Youth The Houston Parks and Recreation Department is offering a Curbside Meal Program for Youth (ages 1 to 18) – distributing a snack and lunch Mon.-Fri. from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. A total of 50 meals will be available at 47 sites.
Double Up Houston Double your SNAP benefits (formerly “food stamps”) dollar-for-dollar, up to $20 a day, on fruits and vegetables at participating farmers markets and farm stands throughout the city. More information at
Emergency Food Assistance Contact Wyonella Henderson-Greene at
Food Assistance Map Find food assistance from organizations and agencies across Houston with this interactive map
Houston Food Bank Find a Food Pantry near you; receive SNAP assistance; access the Portwall Pantry; and download the Houston Food Bank app for additional food assistance and support
SNAP Benefits (Formerly known as “Food Stamps”) Visit to find out how to apply for SNAP Benefits online. This website also offers additional resources for: the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Program; Health Care; Support Services; and the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program.
Various Texas Food Resources For ongoing updates, visit:

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