Missouri Benefits

Food Stamps (SNAP)

Many Missouri families are left with little to buy food after they have paid for utilities and childcare. If you are in a similar situation, Missouri Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program can be help buy the food. You can apply for the program online or choose to visit your local Family Support Division to apply in person.


Missouri Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) provides regular heating assistance as well as emergency assistance for the qualified households in Missouri. The program offers grants to all eligible households meeting program income guidelines.


Medicaid in Missouri, also known as MO HealthNet, provides health benefits and long-term care coverage to eligible applicants. Applicants will be eligible for these benefits if they are residents of Missouri who fall under one of the Medicaid eligibility categories and they meet income guidelines.

MO HealthNet

MO HealhNet for Elderly, Blind and Disability provides healthcare for aged, elderly, blind, and persons with disability. The program does not provide any cash benefits. A card or a letter is issued to the qualified person. Such letter identifies that the person is eligible for medical care through MO HealthNet program.

MO HealthNet for Kids program (CHIP)

MO HealthNet for Kids program provides comprehensive medical cover to eligible children, pregnant women and newborns, and families in the state of Missouri.


Missouri Unemployment Insurance (UI) provides benefits to unemployed workers where such unemployment was not due to worker's fault. The purpose behind financial assistance is to help unemployed workers through the period of such unemployment. Financial assistance is temporary and lasts only until workers find new employment or go back to the earlier one.


Missouri Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) offers weatherization benefits to income-eligible families in Missouri. These services will help low-income households reduce fuel dependency.


Missouri WIC provides numerous benefits such as nutrient-rich foods, referrals to health care and social services programs, and nutrition education to low-income women, infants, and children living in Ohio and facing nutrition risk.