Food Stamp Facts
Yes, there are people who abuse and defraud food stamp benefits, but this program is one of our most important and successful public assistance programs.
How to Apply for Food Stamps
A brief How to on applying for participation in the USDA's Food Stamp program. From your About.com Guide.
Clinton Proposed Plan
to Help Poor Get Jobs
A change to regulations in the food-stamp program would make it easier for low-income families to own cars, thus having transportation to work.
Health Insurance for Uninsured
The White House estimates as many as 11 million American children are not protected by health care insurance. What is the government doing to correct this?
Administration for Children and
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), within the Department of Health and Human Services.
Insure Kids Now
Get low cost or free health insurance for children. Each state has its own program. Call toll-free 1-877-543-7669
Children and Families: Programs and Services
Complete list of programs offered and administered by the ACF.
The Administration on Agings (AoA) Elderly Nutrition Program (ENP) provides grants to support nutrition services to older people throughout the country.
America's No. 1 hunger fighter, Administered by the USDA's Food and Nutrition Service. Learn all about the program here.
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
A nonpartisan research organization and policy institute that conducts research and analysis on a range of government policies and programs, with an emphasis on those affecting low and moderate-income people.
Children's Defense Fund
Administrators of the Healthy Start, Head Start, Fair Start, Safe Start, and Moral Start children's programs.
Coalition on Human Needs
An alliance of national organizations working together to promote public policies which address the needs of low-income and other vulnerable populations.
Foundation: On Welfare
A research and educational institute -- a think tank -- whose mission is to formulate and promote conservative public policies.
Welfare and Housing
Detailed reports on American issues from Policy.com.
Welfare Information Network
A gateway or "clearinghouse" of links to welfare related resources.