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Access Florida - Food Stamps, Temporary Cash Assistance, and Medicaid

The Food Stamp Program helps people with low income to buy healthy food. The application can be done online. Please see the website for your local service center. The application is also used for Temporary Cash Assistance, Medicaid, and all other Dept of Children and Families services.

You can view the application in English, Haitian-Creole, or Spanish.

Deaf/Hearing Impaired:
Florida Relay 711 or
TTY: 1.800.955.8771

Bread of the Mighty Food Bank - Food Bank

Bread of the Mighty Food Bank (BMFB) has 150+ agency partners that include, soup kitchens, food pantries, shelters, churches, etc. These agencies then give food to those in need within their communities. BMFB also has 15 after-school snack sites in Alachua County. These after-school sites provide tutoring and help with homework. The Summer Lunch Program serves 34 sites in four counties. BMFB also offers help to those applying for Food Stamps (SNAP).

Services include:

  • BMFB Service area: Alachua, Dixie, Gilchrist, Lafayette and Levy counties
  • After School Snack Program – serves 15 sites in Alachua County
  • SNAP Outreach – Food Stamp Assistance
  • Gainesville Harvest
  • Mobile Pantries – 20+ locations monthly
  • Summer Lunch Program sites – Alachua, Gilchrist, Levy and Marion counties
  • Hours of Operation: Monday thru Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm (agency hours 8:00 am – 2:00 pm)

Services include:

  • After School Snack Program - serves 16 sites in Alachua County
  • Backpack Program - weekend meals and snacks in Alachua, Dixie, Gilchrist and Levy Counties
  • SNAP - Food Stamp Assistance
  • Summer Lunch Program - sites in Alachua, Levy, Gilchrist and Marion Counties

For more information or to host a food drive, please contact Bread of the Mighty Food Bank, (352) 336-0839 OR visit www.breadofthemighty.org

Nourishment Network/Second Harvest North Florida - Services

This agency partners with local member agencies to feed those in need. Member agencies include soup kitchens, nonprofit daycares, youth programs, senior citizen groups and others. Please see the website for more information. There is also a Mobile Pantry that travels to various low income areas to donate food to those in need. The website also gives information on how to apply for SNAP (food stamp) assistance.

WIC

Florida Department of WIC offers help for:
• After birth women
• Pregnant Women
• Infants to children up to 5 years old.
Please call for more information