Public Assistance

SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program), Nation Wide

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SNAP, formerly known as the Food Stamp Program, is a federal program that helps make sure that low-income families have sufficient nutrients and food. The current SNAP program gives individuals an EBT or debt card which will allow them to purchase eligible food items each month. Visit the website above for additional information on the SNAP Program, eligibility requirements, and application forms.

 

Virginia’s Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC), State Wide

www.vdh.virginia.gov/ofhs/dcn/wic/ | Map of clinics: http://www.vahealth.org/DCN/General%20Info/map.htm

WIC is a special supplemental nutrition program for women, infants, and children from low-income. The WIC program gives individuals an EBT or paper checks which will allow them to purchase certain food items each month. To apply for WIC contact your nearest clinic to make an appointment. Below is a list of a few of the Northern Virginia Clinics:

Alexandria City H.D. Headquarters Office    

Phone: (703) 838-4400

Arlington Dept. of Human Services

Phone: (703) 228-1260

Annandale District Office  

Phone: (703) 237-6078

Loudoun Health Department

Phone: (703) 777-0236

Flora Krause Casey Health Center  

Phone: (703) 519-5979 or (703) 519-5982 [Appt. Line}

WIC Centreville Office

Phone: (703) 246-7142

WIC Herndon Reston Office

Phone: (703) 481-4099

WIC Joseph Willard Center

Phone: (703) 830-6100