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  Missouri Food Stamp Program Each participating household receives an allotment of food benefits based on the USDA's "Thrifty Food Plan." This allotment is adjusted annually according to the U. S. Department of Labor's analysis of the cost of food. Missouri Electronic Benefit Tr... view more
  Missouri Head Start The Head Start program (for children ages 3-5) and Early Head Start program (for pregnant women, infants, and toddlers) promote school readiness for children in low-income families by providing comprehensive educational, health, nutritional, and soci... view more
  Missouri Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) The Missouri Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) has two components: Energy Assistance/Regular Heating (EA) and Energy Crisis Assistance Program (ECIP). EA is designed to provide financial assistance to help pay heating bills for Misso... view more
  Missouri MC+ for Kids (SCHIP) Missouri MC+ for Kids, part of the Federal Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), is a health insurance program for uninsured children of low-income families who do not have access to affordable health insurance.... view more
  Missouri Medicaid The purpose of the Medicaid program is to provide medical services to persons who meet certain eligibility requirements as determined by FSD. The goals of the Medicaid program are to promote good health... view more
  Missouri School Breakfast and Lunch Program The School Breakfast Program provides funding that makes it possible for schools to offer a nutritious breakfast to students each day. Similarly, the goal of the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) is to protect the health and well-being of the nati... view more
  Missouri Special Milk Program The Special Milk Program provides milk to children in schools, childcare institutions, and eligible camps that do not participate in other Federal child nutrition meal service programs. Schools that participate in the National School Lunch or School ... view more
  Missouri Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) The WIC Program provides supplemental foods, nutrition education and referrals to health care, at no cost, to low-income pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are determined to be at nutritional risk. To ... view more
  Missouri Summer Food Service The Missouri Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) helps assure that eligible populations have access to nutritious meals during the summer months. When school is not in session, SFSP provides reimbursement to community agencies offering the required co... view more
  Missouri Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) The purpose of the Missouri Temporary Assistance Program is to provide assistance to needy families with children so that the children can be cared for at home. The program also is intended to reduce de... view more
  Missouri Unemployment Insurance Unemployment insurance benefits provide temporary financial assistance to workers unemployed through no fault of their own that meet Missouri's eligibility requirements.... view more
  Missouri Weatherization Assistance Program Home heating is a high-cost basic necessity. For people with low incomes, the decision to pay the utility bill may mean deciding between being warm in the winter or having well-balanced meals. Other low-income people live in older homes that may not ... view more
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