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.
Franklin County Department of Human Services Family Community Resource Center Food Stamp Office 1602 North Main Street Benton IL 62812 618-439-4351
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.
Franklin County Housing Authority 302 East Elm Street West Frankfort IL 62896 618-932-2124
Franklin County Housing Authority 100 South Solomon Street Christopher IL 62822 618-724-2407
Franklin County Housing Authority 1007 Fairland Street Benton IL 62812 618-439-2601
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.
Franklin Williamson Bi-County Health Department WIC Office 403 East Park Street Benton IL 62812 618-435-2693