Medicaid is a joint federal and state program that helps with medical costs for people who have limited income and resources. It offers many healthcare benefits, including Medicaid for Pregnant Women. Medicaid for Pregnant Women provides women who have little-to-no income with health care benefits throughout their pregnancy and up to two months after.
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Texas WIC is a supplemental nutrition program provided to women from pregnancy to delivery, and to infants and children until the child’s 5th birthday. WIC helps ensure young children get the nutritious foods they need. Parents, grandparents and legal guardians may apply for the benefits on behalf of the children in their care.
SNAP is a supplemental nutrition program dedicated to helping people buy the food they need for good health. People between the ages of 18 and 50 can apply for the program’s benefits. SNAP also provides educational resources for nutritious meal planning and buying healthy foods on a budget.
For more information, please visit: https://yourtexasbenefits.hhsc.texas.gov/programs/snap.
Texas Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program is a support service that provides income assistance to Texas families to help cover the costs of basic living needs. Families with children under the age of 18 are given access to financial and medical assistance that can help buy necessities including food, clothing, transportation and more.
For more information, please visit: https://yourtexasbenefits.hhsc.texas.gov/programs/tanf.