A Food Stamp Office is a government office at the local level that provides nutritional assistance through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). SNAP benefits are available to income-eligible households in order to reduce food insecurity and poverty by supplementing the food purchasing power of the household. A Food Stamp Office can assist eligible families in enrolling for SNAP benefits and receiving nutritional assistance benefits. These food assistance benefits include a monthly stipend to purchase household food items or plants and seeds to grow food.
Gainesville Service Center Complex Food Stamp Office 1000 Northeast 16th Avenue Gainesville FL 32601 866-762-2237
A Housing Authority is a government office at the state, county, or local level that provides housing assistance and support to income-eligible people. Housing Authorities offer a range of services, including rental assistance, access to long-term low-income rental housing, and housing support. Housing Authorities often provide additional support services to tenants, including education and job training, access to healthcare services, and other social services.
Alachua County Housing Authority 703 Northeast 1st Street Gainesville FL 32601 352-372-2549
Gainesville Housing Authority 2626 East University Avenue Gainesville FL 32641 352-334-4020
A Social Security Office is a local branch of the federal Social Security Administration, which provides financial support to elderly people, surviving family members, and people with disabilities. Social Security Offices provide services including stipends to retired workers as well as low-income individuals and people with disabilities. Social Security Offices provide assistance in enrolling for Social Security benefits, receiving Social Security benefits, and planning for retirement needs.
Gainesville Social Security Office 1610 NW 23rd Ave Gainesville FL 32605 352-375-4178
A WIC Office is an office run by the state, county, or local government that provides support to women who are pregnant or breastfeeding, infants, and children. WIC stands for Women, Infants, and Children. WIC is a supplemental food program, and in addition to nutritional assistance, WIC Offices provide additional benefits including health screenings, nutrition and health education, breastfeeding promotion and support, and help getting other social services. WIC Offices provide services to income-eligible families who require food assistance.
Alachua County Florida Department of Health WIC Office 816 Southwest 64th Terrace Gainesville FL 32607 352-225-4320
Alachua County Health Department WIC Office 224 Southeast 24th Street Gainesville FL 32641 352-334-7900
Gainesville Park Avenue WIC Office 910 Northwest 57 Street Gainesville FL 32605 352-294-5555
Gainesville Wiles Elementary School WIC Office 4555 Southwest 75th Street Gainesville FL 32608 352-392-4017
Gainesville Womans Health Group WIC Office 2080 Southwest Archer Road Gainesville FL 32608 352-392-4493