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(Information provided from Marshall Co. Health Dept. -- 

UK Dentistry West Regional Clinic )





WIC can help you feed your family!

Kentucky WIC provides supplemental nutrition food and nutritional education to low-income women, infants and children, living in the state of Kentucky and meet income requirements for the program. The program also provides referral services for health care in addition to nutritional education, all at no cost at all.

For information call toll-free 1-800-462-6122 or call Marshall County Health Department at 270-527-1496 for more information.




Quit Now Kentucky - (Stop Smoking)

Thinking about quitting tobacco? Ready to quit?

Quit Now Kentucky is a FREE online service available to Kentucky residents 15 years of age and over. When you become a member, you get special tools, a support team of coaches, research-based information, and a community of others trying to become tobacco free. Expert coaches can talk to you about overcoming common barriers, such as dealing with stress, fighting cravings, coping with irritability, and controlling weight gain. They also offer a free telephone service, so you can speak to a coach in person, if you would prefer.


Call the QuitLine at 1-800-QUIT-NOW or 1-800-784-8669.

Visit www.quitnowkentucky.org for more details on how to quit smoking!





Kentucky SNAP (food assistance program)

Kentucky Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as Food Stamps, is the food assistance program for low-income families and individuals living in Kentucky. The program provides access to food so that low-income families living in the state can feed themselves and stay healthy.

Eligibility Requirements: In order to receive benefits under SNAP (Food Stamps), one has to meet the following program requirements:

* Applicants must be a U.S citizen or a qualified alien

* Applicants must be a resident of state of Kentucky

* Applicants must register for work provided they are between 16 and 60 years of age and are qualified for work.


For more information visit the website at:http://www.benefitsapplication.com/program_info/KY/Food%20Stamps