Autism Society Inland Empire Assistance Program
Program Status: OPEN Nov 3, 2020 – Nov 15, 2020
- This fund will be used primarily for families who need food assistance.
- A resident of Riverside or San Bernardino County
- Must have someone in the household with autism or other developmental disability (for example: Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Epilepsy, Intellectual Disability)
- The number of families helped will depend on funds. Submitting an application is not a guarantee of funding.
- Please complete the application (in any language). Be as specific as possible.
- Only one application per household is needed. A database of families in need will be kept.
- Families will be notified on Nov 16th if they have been selected.
Other Resources for Food
Whether you are here for the first time or have used food assistance before the COVID-19 pandemic, a number of federal programs are available to help make ends meet during difficult times. State and federal programs have expanded to help even more people.
- SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly known as food stamps) currently provides 1 in 7 Americans with help making ends meet. Find out if you are eligible and learn how to access your SNAP benefits. We can connect you with your nearest food bank’s application assistance program.
- Child Nutrition Programs provide free healthy meals and snacks to kids while they’re out of school. Contact your nearest food bank to see where there are meal sites in your area.
- WIC (Women and Infant Children) programs provide healthy, supplemental food to low-income people who are pregnant and have children ages five and under. Find out if you’re eligible and contact your state WIC agency to apply.