Cook County Social Services for Public Assistance

Find Cook County Illinois 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.

Cook County Department of Human Services Family Community Resource Center Calumet Park Food Stamp Office 831 West 119th Street Chicago IL 60643 773-660-4700

Cook County Department of Human Services Family Community Resource Center Food Stamp Office 2650 West Fulton Street Chicago IL 60612 773-638-7373

Cook County Department of Human Services Family Community Resource Center Food Stamp Office 2701 West Lake Street Melrose Park IL 60160 708-338-7600

Cook County Department of Human Services Family Community Resource Center Medical Operations Food Stamp Office 1112 South Wabash Avenue Chicago IL 60605 312-793-8000

Cook County Department of Human Services Family Community Resource Center Mid South Food Stamp Office 1642 West 59th Street Chicago IL 60636 773-863-6100

Cook County Department of Human Services Family Community Resource Center Northern Food Stamp Office 8020 Saint Louis Avenue Skokie IL 60076 847-745-3200

Cook County Department of Human Services Family Community Resource Center Northwest Food Stamp Office 4105 West Chicago Avenue Chicago IL 60651 773-265-7000

Cook County Department of Human Services Family Community Resource Center South Loop Food Stamp Office 1112 South Wabash Avenue Chicago IL 60605 312-793-7500

Cook County Department of Human Services Family Community Resource Center South Suburban Food Stamp Office 3301 Wireton Road Blue Island IL 60406 708-293-4700

Cook County Department of Human Services Family Community Resource Center Southeast Food Stamp Office 8001 South Cottage Grove Avenue Chicago IL 60619 773-602-4200

Cook County Department of Human Services Family Community Resource Center Stroger Food Stamp Office 600 South Hoyne Avenue Chicago IL 60612 312-433-3300

Cook County Department of Human Services Family Community Resource Center Western Food Stamp Office 3910 Ogden Avenue Chicago IL 60623 773-522-8370

Cook County Englewood Department of Human Services Family Community Resource Center Food Stamp Office 5323 South Western Avenue Chicago IL 60609 773-918-6700

Cook County Humboldt Park Department of Human Services Family Community Resource Center Food Stamp Office 2753 West North Avenue Chicago IL 60647 773-292-7200

Cook County Roseland Department of Human Services Family Community Resource Center Food Stamp Office 11203 South Ellis Avenue Chicago IL 60628 773-660-7000

Cook County Uptown Department of Human Services Family Community Resource Center Food Stamp Office 5050 North Broadway Street Chicago IL 60640 800-843-6154

Cook County Woodlawn Department of Human Services Family Community Resource Center Food Stamp Office 915 East 63rd Street Chicago IL 60637 773-753-5200


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.

Arlington Heights Housing Authority 215 West Miner Street Arlington Heights IL 60005 847-253-5450

Chicago Heights Housing Authority 1704 East End Avenue Chicago Heights IL 60411 708-755-1032

Chicago Housing Authority 3250 South Wentworth Avenue Chicago IL 60616 312-742-8500

Cicero Housing Authority 1634 South Laramie Avenue Cicero IL 60804 708-652-0386

Cook County Housing Authority 200 North Milwaukee Avenue Wheeling IL 60090 847-520-4370

Cook County Housing Authority 9238 Gross Point Road Skokie IL 60077 847-679-2995

Cook County Housing Authority 350 Juniper Street Park Forest IL 60466 708-748-7831

Cook County Housing Authority 175 West Jackson Boulevard Chicago IL 60606 312-663-5447

Cook County Housing Authority 9535 Franklin Avenue Franklin Park IL 60131 847-455-0189

County Cook Housing Authority 1055 Berkeley Avenue Ford Heights IL 60411 708-758-4024

Des Plaines Housing Authority 1301 Ashland Avenue Des Plaines IL 60016 847-299-1934

Evanston Housing Authority 1900 Sherman Avenue Evanston IL 60201 847-869-0870

Harvey Housing Authority 15306 Robey Avenue Harvey IL 60426 708-331-1005

Illinois State Housing Authority 401 North Michigan Avenue Chicago IL 60611 312-836-5200

Maywood Housing Authority 801 South 5th Avenue Maywood IL 60153 708-345-7315


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.

Chicago Heights Social Security Office 104 South Halsted Street Chicago Heights IL 60411

Chicago Social Security Office 5130 West North Avenue Chicago IL 60639

Chicago Social Security Office 8658 South Sacramento Avenue Chicago IL 60652

Chicago Social Security Office 77 West Jackson Boulevard Chicago IL 60604

Chicago Social Security Office 9715 South Cottage Grove Avenue Chicago IL 60628

Chicago Social Security Office 4631 South Ashland Avenue Chicago IL 60609

Chicago Social Security Office 4849 North Milwaukee Avenue Chicago IL 60630

Chicago Social Security Office 1233 West Adams Street Chicago IL 60607

Chicago Social Security Office 1279 North Milwaukee Avenue Chicago IL 60622

Chicago Social Security Office 6338 South Cottage Grove Avenue Chicago IL 60637

Chicago Social Security Office 3260 West Fullerton Avenue Chicago IL 60647

Chicago Social Security Office 2416 South Pulaski Road Chicago IL 60623

Chicago Social Security Office 2127 West Lawrence Avenue Chicago IL 60625


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.

Blue Island Community and Economic Development Association WIC Office 12940 Western Avenue Blue Island IL 60406 708-371-5728

Chicago Community and Economic Development Association Bloom Rich WIC Office 1203 West End Avenue Chicago Heights IL 60411 708-754-4576

Chicago Community and Economic Development Association Albany Park WIC Office 2754 West Lawrence Avenue Chicago IL 60625 773-878-0578

Chicago Community and Economic Development Association Austin WIC Office 5425 West Lake Street Chicago IL 60644 773-413-1917

Chicago Community and Economic Development Association Chicago Heights WIC Office 233 West Joe Orr Road Chicago Heights IL 60411 708-754-2788

Chicago Community and Economic Development Association Diversey WIC Office 4622 West Diversey Avenue Chicago IL 60639 773-545-7159

Chicago Community and Economic Development Association Irving Park WIC Office 3948 North Lowell Avenue Chicago IL 60641 773-685-1507

Chicago Community and Economic Development Association WIC Office 1516 West Howard Street Chicago IL 60626 773-338-7334

Chicago Department of Health Alivio Medical Center WIC Office 2355 South Western Avenue Chicago IL 60608 773-843-4220

Chicago Department of Health Asian Human Services Family Health Center WIC Office 2424 West Peterson Avenue Chicago IL 60659 773-564-8114

Chicago Department of Health Austin Clinic WIC Office 4909 West Division Street Chicago IL 60651 312-746-4796

Chicago Department of Health Englewood Neighborhood Health Center WIC Office 641 West 63rd Street Chicago IL 60637 312-747-4814

Chicago Department of Health Erie Family Health Center WIC Office 1701 West Superior Street Chicago IL 60622 312-432-7372

Chicago Department of Health Erie Family Health Center WIC Office 2418 West Division Street Chicago IL 60622 312-432-2651

Chicago Department of Health Friend Family Health Center Incorporation WIC Office 800 East 55th Street Chicago IL 60615 773-702-3719

Chicago Department of Health Henry Booth House WIC Office 2907 South Wabash Avenue Chicago IL 60616 312-225-1982

Chicago Department of Health Uptown Neighborhood Health Center WIC Office 845 West Wilson Avenue Chicago IL 60640 312-744-0073

Chicago Department of Health Westside Health Partnership WIC Office 2400 South Kedzie Avenue Chicago IL 60623 773-542-0288

Chicago Department of Public Health Greater Lawn Health Center WIC Office 4150 West 55th Street Chicago IL 60632 312-747-5415

Chicago Department of Public Health Mercy Lower West Health Center WIC Office 1713 South Ashland Avenue Chicago IL 60608 312-743-0600

Chicago Department of Public HealthChicago Family Health Center WIC Office 9119 South Exchange Avenue Chicago IL 60617 773-768-0373

Chicago Friend Family Health Center WIC Office 800 East 55th Street Chicago IL 60615 773-702-3719

Chicago Grace Mission Early Childhood Center and Catholic Charities WIC Office 5332 South Western Avenue Chicago IL 60609 773-476-1990

Chicago Mile Square Health Center WIC Office 1220 South Wood Street Chicago IL 60608 312-413-8819

Chicago Near North Health Service Corporation Chicago Nutrition Education Center WIC Office 1734 West Chicago Avenue Chicago IL 60622 773-227-8022

Chicago Near North Health Service Corporation Humboldt Park WIC Office 1520 North Kostner Avenue Chicago IL 60651 312-216-8026

Chicago Near North Health Service Corporation Komed Holman Health Center WIC Office 4259 South Berkeley Avenue Chicago IL 60653 773-268-7600

Chicago Near North Health Service Corporation Louise Landau Health Center WIC Office 800 North Kedzie Avenue Chicago IL 60651 773-826-3450

Chicago Near North Health Service Corporation Sunnyside Health Center WIC Office 4501 North Sheridan Road Chicago IL 60640 773-878-8098

Chicago Near North Health Service Corporation WIC Office 4867 North Broadway Street Chicago IL 60640 773-878-8098

Chicago Near North Health Service Corporation Winfield Moody Health Center WIC Office 1276 North Clybourn Avenue Chicago IL 60610 312-337-1415

Chicago Near North Health Services Corporation Norwegian American Hospital WIC Office 1044 North Mozart Street Chicago IL 60622 773-486-0126

Chicago Roseland Community Hospital WIC Office 11255 South Michigan Avenue Chicago IL 60628 773-785-1173

Chicago Sinai Community Institute WIC Office 4636 South Bishop Street Chicago IL 60609 773-523-2980

Chicago Sinai Community Institute WIC Office 2735 West 69th Street Chicago IL 60629 773-434-5160

Cicero Sinai Community Institute WIC Office 1611 South Cicero Avenue Cicero IL 60804 708-477-4800

Cook County Bridgeview Department of Public Health WIC Office 10220 South 76th Avenue Bridgeview IL 60455 708-974-6160

Cook County Cicero Department of Public Health WIC Office 5912 West Cermak Road Cicero IL 60804 708-783-9903

Cook County Department of Public Health Robbins Health Center WIC Office 13450 South Kedzie Avenue Robbins IL 60472 708-293-8200

Cook County Department of Public Health WIC Office 3309 West North Avenue Chicago IL 60647 773-862-4890

Cook County Ford Heights Department of Public Health WIC Office 1647 Cottage Grove Avenue Ford Heights IL 60411 708-753-5901

Cook County Health and Hospital System Fantus Clinic WIC Office 1901 West Harrison Street Chicago IL 60612 312-864-6000

Cook County Health and Hospital System Jorge Prieto Health Center WIC Office 2424 South Pulaski Road Chicago IL 60623 773-257-8334

Cook County Health and Hospital System Logan Square Health Center WIC Office 2840 West Fullerton Avenue Chicago IL 60647 773-782-8901

Cook County Maywood Department of Public Health WIC Office 1701 South 1st Avenue Maywood IL 60153 708-786-4020

Cook County Palatine Department of Public Health Opportunity Center WIC Office 1585 North Rand Road Palatine IL 60074 847-818-2530

Des Plaines Community and Economic Development Association WIC Office O'Connor Drive Des Plaines IL 60016 847-294-1802

Elgin Well Child Center WIC Office 801 Villa Street Elgin IL 60120 630-482-8103

Erie Family Health Center WIC Office 2418 West Division Street Chicago IL 60622 312-744-8118

Evanston Community and Economic Development Association WIC Office 2010 Dewey Avenue Evanston IL 60201 847-328-3511

Harvey Community and Economic Development Association WIC Office 53 East 154th Street Harvey IL 60426 708-339-3614

Lawndale Sinai Community Institute WIC Office 3812 Ogden Avenue Chicago IL 60623 773-650-3226

Madison Sinai Community Institute WIC Office 3932 West Madison Street Chicago IL 60624 773-722-1178

Maywood Community and Economic Development Association WIC Office 411 Madison Street Maywood IL 60153 708-236-5024

Morton Grove Community and Economic Development Association WIC Office 6421 West Dempster Street Morton Grove IL 60053 224-534-7433