Hartford Social Services for Public Assistance

Find Hartford 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 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.

Hartford Housing Authority 9 Wooster Street Hartford CT 06120 860-723-8400

Thomaston Housing Authority 63 Thomaston Street Hartford CT 06112 860-283-5174


A Medicaid Office is a government office at the state, county, or local level that provides health insurance assistance to income-eligible individuals and families. Medicaid services include inexpensive or free health insurance for children, adults, people with disabilities, and the elderly. A Medicaid Office provides assistance in enrolling for Medicaid services, information on healthcare options, and help obtaining access to healthcare.

Hartford Connecticut Medicaid Office 25 Sigourney Street Hartford CT 06106 860-566-8750


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.

Hartford Social Security Office 960 Main Street Hartford CT 06103 860-493-1857


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.

Hartford Community Health Services WIC Office 500 Albany Avenue Hartford CT 06120 860-249-9625

Hartford Coventry WIC Office 131 Coventry Street Hartford CT 06112 860-757-4780

Hartford Santa Marques WIC Office 175 Main Street Hartford CT 06106 860-757-4860

Hartford Santa Marquez WIC Office 547 Park Street Hartford CT 06106 860-757-4860