Health and Nutrition Resources

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)—A nutrition program that helps pregnant women, new mothers and young children up to five years of age eat well, learn about nutrition and stay healthy through nutrition education and counseling. A list of nutritious foods and information on assistance that includes access to health care are provided to low-income women, infants and children.

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)—A federally funded program that helps qualifying low-income families buy nutritious food from local food stores.

National School Lunch Program (NSLP)—A meal program that provides eligible school children with free or reduced-cost meals. Contact your local school district to find out how to apply.

ChooseMyPlate.gov—Provides information to build healthier diets with a variety of resources and tools.

Healthy Active Living—Educational resources and tools about healthy eating and active living for providers and families.

HealthyChildren.org—(American Academy of Pediatrics)—Educational resources and tools about a variety of child health and wellness topics, including nutrition, fitness, oral health, sleep, media plans, immunizations, child development and more. In Spanish: HealthyChildren.org

Office on Women’s Health – Breastfeeding Resources—Educational resources on breastfeeding provided by the US Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health.

Visit the Texas Health and Human Services Commission for summer safety reminders.