Hall County Social Services for Public Assistance

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.

Hall County Division of Family and Children Services Food Stamp Office 970 McEver Road Gainesville GA 30504 770-532-5233

Stephens County Division of Family and Children Services Food Stamp Office 64 N Avenue Gainesville GA 30504 877-423-4746

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.

Gainesville Social Security Office 2565 Thompson Bridge Road Gainesville GA 30501 866-331-2309

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.

Gainesville Northeast Georgia Medical Center WIC Office 743 Spring Street Northeast Gainesville GA 30501 678-696-2243

Hall County Health Department WIC Office 1290 Athens Street Gainesville GA 30507 770-531-5631