Fairfield County Social Services for Public Assistance

Find Fairfield County Connecticut 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.

Bridgeport Department of Social Services Food Stamp Office 925 Housatonic Avenue Bridgeport CT 06606 203-551-2700

Danbury Department of Social Services Food Stamp Office 342 Main Street Danbury CT 06810 203-207-8900

Stamford Department of Social Services Food Stamp Office 1642 Bedford Street Stamford CT 06905 203-251-9300


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.

Bethel Housing Authority 25 Reynolds Ridge Bethel CT 06801 203-797-9909

Bridgeport Housing Authority 215 Warren Street Bridgeport CT 06604 203-610-6681

Brookfield Housing Authority 3 Brooks Quarry Road Brookfield CT 06804 203-775-1403

Danbury Housing Authority 2 Mill Ridge Road Danbury CT 06811 203-744-2500

Darien Housing Authority 24 Allen Oneill Drive Darien CT 06820 203-655-0866

Fairfield Housing Authority 20 Trefoil Court Fairfield CT 06825 203-331-8948

Greenwich Housing Authority 15 Quarry Knoll Greenwich CT 06830 203-869-2324

Greenwich Town Housing Authority 2 Bertolf Road Old Greenwich CT 06878 203-637-2791

Monroe Housing Authority 358 Wheeler Road Monroe CT 06468 203-261-7685

New Canaan Housing Authority 57 Millport Avenue New Canaan CT 06840 203-966-2408

Norwalk Housing Authority 24 1/2 Monroe St Norwalk CT 06854 203-838-8471

Ridgefield Housing Authority 25 Gilbert Street Ridgefield CT 06877 203-438-9845

Shelton Housing Authority 187 Meadow Street Shelton CT 06484 203-924-2736

Stamford Housing Authority 11 North Street Stamford CT 06902 203-977-1455

Stratford Housing Authority 295 Everett Street Stratford CT 06615 203-375-4483

Trumbull Housing Authority 200 Hedgehog Cir Trumbull CT 06611 203-261-5740

Westport Housing Authority 5 Canal Street Westport CT 06880 203-227-4672


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.

Bridgeport Social Security Office 3885 Main Street Bridgeport CT 06606 203-365-8452

Danbury Social Security Office 131 Danbury Road Wilton CT 06897 203-748-3569

Stamford Social Security Office 2 Landmark Square Stamford CT 06901 203-359-0030


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.

Bridgeport Optimus Health Care East Main WIC Office 982 East Main Street Bridgeport CT 06608 203-696-3260

Bridgeport Optimus Health Care WIC Office 1450 Barnum Avenue Bridgeport CT 06610 203-333-9200

Bridgeport Southwest Community Health Center WIC Office 1020 Fairfield Avenue Bridgeport CT 06605 203-332-4600

Danbury Connecticut WIC Office 80 Main Street Danbury CT 06810 860-225-8695

Norwalk WIC Office 139 East Avenue Norwalk CT 06851 203-854-7885

Stamford WIC Office 888 Washington Boulevard Stamford CT 06901 203-977-4385