Food stamps and Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) benefits can’t be used for diapers, which get grouped with pet food, cigarettes, and alcohol.
There are less than 100 diaper banks in the country, centers that give poor mothers what they need.
Does WIC give free car seats?
WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) – The WIC program provides federal money to states for programs that offer nutrition and health education to women, infants, and children. Pediatricians may be well placed to direct you to a local organization that can help you with a subsidized or a free infant car seat.
Is there government assistance for diapers?
There are several organizations that distribute free diapers to needy and low income families. Many of these are charities or churches, with some government programs also assisting. There are free diaper bank distribution centers for single mothers, teenage moms, and families living in poverty.
What does WIC give you?
A few state agencies distribute the WIC foods through warehouses or deliver the foods to participants’ homes. WIC foods include infant cereal, iron-fortified adult cereal, vitamin C-rich fruit or vegetable juice, eggs, milk, cheese, peanut butter, dried and canned beans/peas, and canned fish.
How can I get free diapers?
Here are a few ways to get free diapers.
- Take Advantage of Free Samples.
- Sign up for a Loyalty Program.
- Check Out a Diaper Bank Network.
- Use Cloth Diapers.
- Become a Diaper Ambassador.
- Ask Diaper Companies for Coupons.