Colorado Springs Social Services for Public Assistance

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.

El Paso County Department of Human Services Food Stamp Office 105 North Spruce Street Colorado Springs CO 80905 719-636-0000

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.

Colorado Springs Housing Authority 516 East Kiowa Street Colorado Springs CO 80903 719-387-6755

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.

Colorado Springs Social Security Office 1049 Academy Boulevard North Colorado Springs CO 80909 888-880-0688

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.

Colorado Fountain Valley Widefield WIC Office 97 Widefield Boulevard Colorado Springs CO 80911 719-575-8571

Colorado Springs Lake Plaza WIC Office 1257 Lake Plaza Drive Colorado Springs CO 80906 719-578-3134

El Paso County Main WIC Office 1675 West Garden of the Gods Road Colorado Springs CO 80907 719-578-3225

North Colorado Spring WIC Office 4360 Montebello Drive Colorado Springs CO 80918 719-575-8443