There are several programs and resources available to ease the financial burden of going back to school, including low cost meals and affordable health insurance. Find out if your family qualifies for the National School Lunch Program or free or low-cost health coverage.

In addition, your Federal, State, and local community has programs to assist families in need. You can find some introductory information about some of the programs in our Community Resources section. Please also consult your local area for additional resources.