If your child is getting free school lunches, you may be eligible for Food Assistance.
For information or to apply, call your local Iowa Department of Human Services Office. If you don’t know where the office is, call 1-877-DHS-5678 to find out.
You can also apply online at www.yesfood.iowa.gov.
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Forms are available in other languages by request.
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