Food Resources

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as Food Stamps, helps low-income households buy the food they need for good health. Everyone has the right to apply for SNAP.

Women, Infant and Children Program

The Women, Infant and Children (WIC) program provides healthy supplemental food and breastfeeding support to eligible pregnant women, nursing mothers, infants and children up to age five. Maryland WIC focuses on better nutrition and a brighter future. 

WIC provides information about eating a healthy diet, food vouchers and helps connect women and children to other services.

Applying for WIC

To apply for WIC, you need to make an appointment with your local agency.

More WIC Information

Summer Food Service Program

The Maryland Summer Food Service Program provides reimbursement to organizations for meals and snacks served to children in areas where at least 50 percent of the children qualify for free or reduced-price meals under the National School Lunch Program, or when 50 percent of the children enrolled in a program qualify for free or reduced-price meals. Most organizations may be reimbursed for up to two meals or snacks per child per day. Migrant programs and camps may be reimbursed for up to three meals per child per day.

More Info on the Summer Food Program

  • Phone: 410-767-0214
  • Email:
  • Mail:       
    Maryland State Department of Education
    School and Community Nutrition Programs Branch
    200 W Baltimore Street
    Baltimore, MD 21201