District of Columbia Social Services for Public Assistance

Find District of Columbia District of Columbia 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.

Fort Davis Service Center Food Stamp Office 3851 Alabama Avenue Southeast Washington DC 20020 202-645-4500

Washington Anacostia Service Center Food Stamp Office 2100 Martin Luther King Junior Avenue Southeast Washington DC 20020 202-645-4614

Washington Congress Heights Service Center Food Stamp Office 4001 South Capitol Street Southwest Washington DC 20032 202-645-4546

Washington DC Department Human Services Taylor Street Service Center Food Stamp Office 1207 Taylor Street Northwest Washington DC 20011 202-576-8000

Washington Department of Human Services Economic Security Service Center Food Stamp Office 645 H Street Northeast Washington DC 20002 202-727-5355


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.

Washington Social Security Office 2041 Martin Luther King Junior Avenue Southeast Washington DC 20020


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.

Washington Anacostia Health Center WIC Office 1500 Galen Street Southeast Washington DC 20020 202-610-5491

Washington Childrens Hospital WIC Office 1630 Euclid Street Northwest Washington DC 20009 202-476-5479

Washington DC General Family Shelter WIC Office 1900 Massachusetts Avenue Southeast Washington DC 20003 202-436-3062

Washington District of Columbia Brookland WIC Office 1305 Rhode Island Avenue Northeast Washington DC 20018 202-269-0487

Washington District of Columbia C WIC Office 508 Kennedy Street Northwest Washington DC 20011 202-420-7153

Washington District of Columbia Champlain WIC Office 2250 Champlain Street Northwest Washington DC 20009 202-476-6986

Washington District of Columbia Hunt Place WIC Office 4130 Hunt Place Northeast Washington DC 20019 202-388-8177

Washington District of Columbia WIC Office 850 Delaware Avenue Southwest Washington DC 20024 202-548-4549

Washington Enrollment Site WIC Office 111 Michigan Avenue Northwest Washington DC 20010 202-476-5594

Washington Howard University Hospital WIC Office 2041 Georgia Avenue Northwest Washington DC 20060 202-865-4942

Washington National WIC Association WIC Office 2001 S Street Northwest Washington DC 20009 202-232-5492

Washington Unity Health Care WIC Office 123 45th Street Northeast Washington DC 20019 202-388-7752

Washington Upper Cardozo Clinic WIC Office 3020 14th Street Northwest Washington DC 20009 202-299-1554

Washington WIC Office 3924 Minnesota Avenue Northeast Washington DC 20019 202-627-7851