Lake Social Services for Public Assistance

Find Lake Florida 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.

Lake 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.

Lake City Service Center Food Stamp Office 1389 West US Highway 90 Lake FL 32055 866-762-2237

Gainesville Service Center Complex Food Stamp Office 1000 Northeast 16th Avenue Gainesville FL 32601 41.2 miles from Lake 866-762-2237

Lake 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.

Live Oak Housing Authority 406 Webb Drive Live Oak FL 32064 20.7 miles from Lake 386-362-2123

Union County Housing Authority 715 West Main Street Lake Butler FL 32054 21.2 miles from Lake 386-496-2047

Suwannee County Housing Authority HOUSTON St Branford FL 32008 23.0 miles from Lake 386-935-1198

Jasper Housing Authority 317 3rd Street Northwest Jasper FL 32052 29.2 miles from Lake 386-792-3008

Macclenny Housing Authority 402 East Stansell Avenue Macclenny FL 32063 32.3 miles from Lake 904-259-6881

Lake 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.

Lake City Social Security Office 1348 Southwest Bascom Norris Drive Lake FL 32025 386-755-3227

Gainesville Social Security Office 1610 NW 23rd Ave Gainesville FL 32605 39.6 miles from Lake 352-375-4178

Lake 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.

Columbia County Lake City WIC Office 217 Northeast Franklin Street Lake FL 32055 386-758-1361

Union County Lake Butler WIC Office 495 East Main Street Lake Butler FL 32054 22.0 miles from Lake 386-496-3211

Suwannee County Live Oak WIC Office 915 Nobles Ferry Road Live Oak FL 32064 22.1 miles from Lake 386-362-2708

Suwannee County Health Department WIC Office 120 Southwest Suwannee Avenue Branford FL 32008 23.2 miles from Lake 386-935-1133

Hamilton County WIC Office 209 Central Avenue Southeast Jasper FL 32052 28.9 miles from Lake 352-294-5555