Food Assistance: Helping Families Have Enough to Eat
The goal of the Food Assistance Program (formerly known as the Food Stamp Program), is to help you put more food on your table when you don't have a lot of money to spend.
DHS Food Assistance Information (formerly called food stamps)
Information about food assistance programs and a link to an online application.
Food Bank of Iowa Partner Agencies
Statewide list of food pantries and agencies with Food Bank of Iowa, a private, not-for-profit organization committed to alleviating hunger through food distribution, partnership and education.
Food Stamps and Immigrants
The Food Stamp Program helps people with a low income buy food in stores, at farmers' markets, and in other places. Many, but not all, immigrants can get food stamps.
Intentional Program Violations Food Assistance
If the Iowa Department of Human Services thinks that a person who receives food assistance has made a false statement, the person will receive a notice about the program violation and a form asking the person to agree to being disqualified and to pay the money back. You don't need to sign the form.
Public Benefits During COVID Pandemic
Updates to public benefits programs during the COVID pandemic.
What Public Benefits are Available to Workers on Strike
When a person participates in a strike at work, it may affect their eligibility for certain public benefits.