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Food Assistance

Food Distribution Events

Read about the drive-thru food distribution events happening May 21-27.

Additional food distribution programs

The following organizations host food distribution events in Miami-Dade County and across South Florida.

SNAP applications available at Miami-Dade County library branches

Florida Department of Children and Families Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) applications in English, Spanish and Creole are available at all Miami-Dade public library locations during regular operating hours.

ACCESS Florida program

You can apply online or download and print the application below for food or cash assistance, family-related medical assistance, relative caregiver, optional state supplementation or medical assistance for persons age 65 and over, blind or disabled, Medicaid waiver/home and community-based services, hospice or nursing home care.

Emergency Food Assistance Program

The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) is a U.S. Department of Agriculture food distribution program that provides and distributes food to those in need. TEFAP is administered in Florida by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

Contracted Distributing Agencies

Axis Helps

Axis Helps provides a wide array of resources and assistance to South Florida residents, business and nonprofits.
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