North Carolina State Nutrition Action Coalition

North Carolina’s State Nutrition Action Coalition (SNAC) is a state-level collaborative with active representation from state agencies and nonprofits that implement the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) programs. Together, the SNAC partnering organizations reach people throughout their life span, providing food benefits, nutrition education, healthy community changes, and obesity prevention services to reduce food insecurity and improve the quality of life of North Carolinians. The information below has been compiled by NC SNAC to assist with finding resources for food.

Jump to The NC Food and Nutrition Resource Programs Guide.

North Carolina Food and Nutrition Resource Programs

The NC Food and Nutrition Resource Programs Guide

The guide provides a snapshot of fourteen different USDA FNS programs available in North Carolina. These programs provide a vital source of support and act as a stimulus for local economies. This resource guide is designed to be used by anyone that directly works with people who may benefit from knowing more about these USDA programs and how to access them. NC Food and Nutrition Resource Programs guide is available in a downloadable print version below and through the USDA programs listed. To receive additional printed copies of this resource, please contact NC.SNACmail@gmail.com

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NC Food and Nutrition Resources: Go to the category for the person needing food or nutrition services.

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Food Delivery or Pick Up

  • Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR)– Provides USDA foods to income-eligible households living on the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians reservation and to Native American households residing in designated counties (Jackson, Swain, Cherokee and Graham) near the reservation.

Meals or Snacks on site

Benefits to Purchase Food

Nutrition Education

Food Delivery or Pick Up

  • Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR)Provides USDA foods to income-eligible households living on the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians reservation and to Native American households residing in designated counties (Jackson, Swain, Cherokee and Graham) near the reservation.

Benefits to Purchase Food

Nutrition Education

Food Delivery or Pick Up

  • Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) - Provides a monthly package of food designed to supplement the nutritional needs of low-income senior citizens ages 60+.  Food packages are distributed by approved local agencies.
  • Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR) – Provides USDA foods to income-eligible households living on the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians reservation and to Native American households residing in designated counties (Jackson, Swain, Cherokee and Graham) near the reservation.
  • Senior Nutrition Program - Congregate Meals and Home-delivered Meals - Provides nutritious meals and socialization to older adults.

Meals or Snacks on site

  • Senior Nutrition Program - Congregate Meals and Home-delivered Meals - Provides nutritious meals and socialization to older adults.

Benefits to Purchase Food

Nutrition Education

  • Senior Nutrition Program - Congregate Meals and Home-delivered Meals - Provides nutritious meals and socialization to older adults.

 

Benefits to Purchase Food, and Nutrition Education