Apply for Benefits

Each state has rules about who is eligible for Medicaid and what it covers. Some people qualify for Medicaid, Medicare or both. Find out if you're eligible for Medicaid in Texas.

Find Service Offices

Locate aging, disability, behavioral health, and intellectual or developmental disabilities service offices near you.

  • AAA = Area agency on aging
  • ADRC = Aging and disability resource center
  • LIDDA = Local intellectual and developmental disability authority
  • LMHA = Local mental health authority

Good Food, Good Move

Good Food, Good Move is a resource for recipes, tips and ideas to help keep you and your family healthy.

  • MyPlate: The benefits of healthy eating add up over time, bite by bite. Start simple with MyPlate.
  • MyPlate Kitchen: Includes recipes from the USDA Food and Nutrition Service programs.

SNAP Food Benefits

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) helps people buy the food they need for good health. SNAP food benefits are put on a Lone Star Card and can be used just like a credit card at any store that accepts SNAP.


Find out more about nutrition education classes on food budgeting, food safety, healthy food choices, increasing physical activity and more.

Texas Food Bank Network

Get assistance in filling out an application for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as "food stamps", or to learn more about SNAP and other nutrition programs in your area.