LaSalle County Social Services for Public Assistance

Find LaSalle County Illinois 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.

LaSalle County Department of Human Services Family Community Resource Center Food Stamp Office 1560 1st Avenue Ottawa IL 61350 815-433-1572


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.

La Salle County Housing Authority 1040 2nd Street LaSalle IL 61301 815-223-6586

LaSalle County Housing Authority 609 North Everett Street Streator IL 61364 815-672-6271

LaSalle County Housing Authority 900 Paul Street Ottawa IL 61350 815-434-5830

Mendota Housing Authority 701 Meadowview Drive Mendota IL 61342 815-539-5013

Peru Housing Authority 705 Calhoun Street Peru IL 61354 815-223-0545


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.

La Salle County Health Department WIC Office 68 3rd Street LaSalle IL 61301 815-223-3405

La Salle County Health Department WIC Office 1007 Main Street Mendota IL 61342 815-539-9548

La Salle County Health Department WIC Office 717 East Etna Road Ottawa IL 61350 815-433-3366

La Salle County Health Department WIC Office 1806 Seneca Drive Ottawa IL 61350 815-433-3366