DuPage County Social Services for Public Assistance

Find DuPage 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.

DuPage County Department of Human Services Family Community Resource Center Food Stamp Office 146 West Roosevelt Road Villa Park IL 60181 630-530-1120

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.

Du Page County Housing Authority 711 East Roosevelt Road Wheaton IL 60187 630-690-3555

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.

Bloomingdale Social Security Office 230 West Lake Street Bloomingdale IL 60108

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.

Cook County Department of Public Health Hanover Park Medical Center WIC Office 1515 West Lake Street Hanover Park IL 60133 630-289-3800

Du Page County Health Department WIC Office 1111 West Lake Street Addison IL 60101 630-682-7400

Du Page County Health Department WIC Office 1111 Jackson Street Lombard IL 60148 630-682-7400

Du Page County Health Department WIC Office 111 North County Farm Road Wheaton IL 60187 630-682-7400

Du Page County Health Department WIC Office 422 North Cass Avenue Westmont IL 60559 630-682-7400

DuPage County Health Department WIC Office 245 West Roosevelt Road West Chicago IL 60185 630-682-7400