Floyd County Social Services for Public Assistance

Find Floyd 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.

Floyd County Division of Family and Children Services Food Stamp Office 450 Riverside Parkway Northeast Rome GA 30161 877-423-4746

Taylor County Division of Family and Children Services Food Stamp Office 1500 Veterans Memorial Hwy NE Rome GA 30161 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.

Cave Spring Housing Authority 121 Fincher Street Cave Spring GA 30124 706-777-3375

Georgia State Housing Authority 326 West 9th Street Rome GA 30165 706-378-1072

Rome Housing Authority 800 North 5th Avenue Southwest Rome GA 30165 706-290-0156

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.

Rome Social Security Office 480 Riverside Parkway Northeast Rome GA 30161 866-964-1006

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.

Floyd County Health Department WIC Office 16 East 12th Street Southeast Rome GA 30161 706-295-6633