Jefferson County Social Services for Public Assistance

Find Jefferson County Colorado 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.

Jefferson County Division of Human Services Food Stamp Office 900 Jefferson County Parkway Golden CO 80401 303-271-1388


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.

Arvada Housing Authority 8001 Ralston Road Arvada CO 80002 720-898-7494

Jefferson County Housing Authority 7490 West 45th Avenue Wheat Ridge CO 80033 303-422-8600

Lakewood Housing Authority 480 South Allison Parkway Lakewood CO 80226 303-987-7580


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.

Lakewood Social Security Office 13151 West Alameda Parkway Lakewood CO 80228


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.

Arvada WIC Office 6303 Wadsworth Bypass Arvada CO 80003 303-275-7510

Conifer WIC Office 11030 Kitty Drive Conifer CO 80433 303-816-5974

Jefferson County Edgewater WIC Office 1711 Sheridan Boulevard Denver CO 80214 303-271-5780

Jefferson County Lakewood WIC Office 645 Parfet Street Lakewood CO 80215 303-239-7143