Find DeKalb County Georgia 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.
DeKalb County Division of Family and Children Services Food Stamp Office 178 Sams Street Decatur GA 30030 877-423-4746
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.
Decatur Housing Authority 750 Commerce Drive Decatur GA 30030 404-270-2500
Lithonia Housing Authority 6878 Max Cleland Boulevard Lithonia GA 30058 770-482-6563
A Medicaid Office is a government office at the state, county, or local level that provides health insurance assistance to income-eligible individuals and families. Medicaid services include inexpensive or free health insurance for children, adults, people with disabilities, and the elderly. A Medicaid Office provides assistance in enrolling for Medicaid services, information on healthcare options, and help obtaining access to healthcare.
Tucker Georgia Medicaid Office 2100 East Exchange Place Tucker GA 30084 770-414-3640
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.
Decatur Social Security Office 2853 Candler Road Decatur GA 30034
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.
Atlanta Georgia Health Department WIC Office 30 Warren Street Southeast Atlanta GA 30317 404-370-4666
Chamblee North Dekalb Health Center WIC Office 3807 Clairmont Road Atlanta GA 30319 770-454-1144
Decatur Central Dekalb Health Center WIC Office 440 Winn Way Decatur GA 30030 404-508-7800
Decatur South Dekalb Health Center WIC Office 3110 Clifton Springs Road Decatur GA 30034 404-244-2210
Lithonia East Dekalb Health Center WIC Office 2277 South Stone Mountain Lithonia Road Lithonia GA 30058 404-508-7777