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Food assistanceWe all need food to be healthy and do well for ourselves, our families and our community.

Food assistance programs can help you get the food you need. Multnomah County Department of County Human Services is here to help. 

You may be eligible for food assistance 

SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program): A federal nutrition assistance program for low-income families. Visit our website for more information and to get help applying!

WIC (Women, Infants, and Children): WIC provides healthy food, nutrition education, and breastfeeding support to low-income families. Visit multco.us/wic for more information. 

Oregon Food Bank: Get free food! Check out the Oregon Food Bank’s Food Finder to find a site near you or visit their FAQ page for more information. 

Sunshine Division: Free food and clothing for low-income families living in Portland. Visit their website for more information: sunshinedivision.org/get-help

Free and Reduced School Meals/Summer Meals: Free and reduced price meals for students in low-income families. The income cut off is higher than for SNAP! For more information check in with your school office or apply online. Find a summer meals site near you: https://www.summerfoodoregon.org/. Summer meals are free for anyone 0-18 years old. 

Meals on Wheels: Nutritious meals for older adults. For more information, visit mowp.org.

Need help finding other food options or help finding other resources? Connect with 211: call 2-1-1, text your zip code to 898211, visit 211info.org, email help@211info.org or download the 211 app.