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SNAP Benefits

SNAP or nutrition assistance benefits help individuals and families buy food they need. You can even grow your own food using SNAP benefits by buying seeds or plants. SNAP food benefits are loaded to your Quest Card and can be used just like a credit card at any store that accepts SNAP. To see if you qualify for these benefits visit the following link.

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Arizona WIC Program

The Arizona Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides nutrition education and breastfeeding support services, supplemental nutritious foods and referrals to health and social services.

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Breastfeeding Hotline

The Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) is here to support you on your breastfeeding journey. Get answers to your breastfeeding questions 24 hours a day by calling the Arizona Department of Health Services' 24-Hour Breastfeeding Hotline at 1-800-833-4642.

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Farmers Market Nutrition Program

Once a year (March - September), WIC families and seniors in the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) have the opportunity to receive Farmers Market checks with a total value of $30. The checks are for you to purchase fresh, locally grown fruits, vegetables, and herbs at an approved farmers market.

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Emergency Food

Many Arizona households struggle with food insecurity or not having enough food all of the time. If you aren’t sure where your next meal is coming from, you can find emergency food resources in your area to get through tough times.

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Double Up Food Bucks Arizona

The Double Up Food Bucks program doubles the value of your SNAP/EBT benefits spent at participating farmers markets and grocery stories, helping you bring home more healthy fruits and vegetables! For a list of markets near you, please visit the Double Up Food Bucks AZ website.

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Summer Food Service Program

Summer Food Service Program

Summer Lunch Buddies is Arizona’s campaign for the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). The SFSP is a federally-funded child nutrition program that ensures free nutritious meals are available for children and teens ages 18 and younger while school is out of session.

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Child Care

Nearly every ADHS licensed and DES certified child care provider participates in the Empower Program. The Empower Program supports healthy children by shaping healthy environments. Find a child care provider in your area.

Find AZ Health Zone Programs in Your Area

Find programs working in your community. AZ Health Zone programs are designed with you and your community in mind. They offer resources and classes on nutrition and physical activity, gardening support, farmers markets, physical activity opportunities, and much more. Reach out to your local office for more information.

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