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.
Champaign County Department of Human Services Family Community Resource Center Food Stamp Office 705 North Country Fair Drive Champaign IL 61821 217-278-5605
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.
Champaign County Housing Authority 205 West Park Avenue Champaign IL 61820 217-378-7100
Champaign Housing Authority 1113 Providence Circle Champaign IL 61821 217-373-8216
Urbana Housing Authority 1201 East Colorado Avenue Urbana IL 61801 217-337-3325
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.
Champaign Social Security Office 101 South Country Fair Drive Champaign IL 61821 217-398-5399
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.
Champaign Urbana Public Health District WIC Office 201 West Kenyon Road Champaign IL 61820 217-531-4319
Rantoul Champaign Urbana Public Health District WIC Office 520 East Wabash Avenue Rantoul IL 61866 217-893-0832