Folkston Social Services for Public Assistance

Find Folkston 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.


Folkston Food Stamp Offices

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.

Charlton County Division of Family and Children Services Food Stamp Office 32 Oakwood Street Folkston GA 31537 877-423-4746

Camden County Division of Family and Children Services Food Stamp Office 721 Charles Gilman Junior Avenue Kingsland GA 31548 21.6 miles from Folkston 877-423-4746

Brantley County Division of Family and Children Services Food Stamp Office 510 Bryan Street Nahunta GA 31553 25.1 miles from Folkston 877-423-4746

Ware County Division of Family and Children Services Food Stamp Office 1200 Plant Avenue Extension Waycross GA 31501 33.1 miles from Folkston 877-423-4746

Pierce County Division of Family and Children Services Food Stamp Office 621 New Hendry Street Blackshear GA 31516 35.6 miles from Folkston 877-423-4746


Folkston Housing Authorities

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.

Folkston Housing Authority 434 6th Street Folkston GA 31537 912-496-7259

Kingsland Housing Authority 1916 W Woodlawn Kingsland GA 31548 19.0 miles from Folkston 912-729-5452

Nahunta Housing Authority 101 Burton Street Nahunta GA 31553 25.4 miles from Folkston 912-462-5680

Waycross Housing Authority 301 Garlington Avenue Waycross GA 31503 33.5 miles from Folkston 912-284-1350

Jesup Housing Authority 327 Bay Acres Road Jesup GA 31545 54.1 miles from Folkston 912-427-2535


Folkston Social Security Offices

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.

Brunswick Social Security Office 134 Juniper Court Brunswick GA 31520 39.9 miles from Folkston 866-964-6563


Folkston WIC Offices

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.

Charlton County Health Department WIC Office 2587 3rd Street Folkston GA 31537 855-473-4374

Camden County Health Department WIC Office 1501 Georgia Avenue Woodbine GA 31569 18.9 miles from Folkston 855-262-7670

Camden County Health Department WIC Office 600 Charles Gilman Junior Avenue Kingsland GA 31548 21.7 miles from Folkston 912-729-4554

Brantley County Health Department WIC Office 173 Florida Avenue Nahunta GA 31553 26.2 miles from Folkston 912-462-6165

Camden County Health Department WIC Office 905 Dilworth Street St. Marys GA 31558 27.7 miles from Folkston 912-882-8515