Lowndes 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.

Lowndes County Division of Family and Children Services Food Stamp Office 206 South Patterson Street Valdosta GA 31601 877-423-4746

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.

Valdosta Housing Authority 5141 Northwind Boulevard Valdosta GA 31605 229-232-5435

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.

Hahira WIC Office 503 West Main Street Hahira GA 31632 229-794-2665

Lowndes County Health Department WIC Office 206 South Patterson Street Valdosta GA 31601 229-249-2677

Lowndes County Lake Park WIC Office 751 Country Lane Lake Park GA 31636 229-559-6470