Bowie County Social Services for Public Assistance

Find Bowie County Texas social services and programs related to public assistance. Public assistance is provided by Food Stamp Offices, Medicaid Offices, Social Security Offices, WIC Offices, and Housing Authorities.

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.

New Boston Health and Human Services Food Stamp Office 912 South Merrill Street New Boston TX 75570 903-628-5513

Texarkana Health and Human Services Food Stamp Office 3115 South Lake Drive Texarkana TX 75501 903-791-6400

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.

Bowie County Housing Authority 1002 MacArthur Ave Wake Village TX 75501 903-832-8514

De Kalb Housing Authority 400 Heritage Ln De Kalb TX 75559 903-667-2818

Maud Housing Authority 127 Main Street Maud TX 75567 903-585-5417

New Boston Housing Authority 242 Ardell Hubbard Drive New Boston TX 75570 903-628-0709

Texarkana Housing Authority 1611 North Robison Road Texarkana TX 75501 903-838-8548

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.

Bowie County Texarkana Clinic WIC Office 902 West 12th Street Texarkana TX 75501 903-798-3250