Marin County Social Services for Public Assistance

Find Marin County California 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.

Marin County Health and Human Services Food Stamp Office 100 6th Street Petaluma CA 94952 415-473-3400

Marin County Health and Human Services Food Stamp Office 120 North Redwood Drive San Rafael CA 94903 415-473-3400


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.

Marin County Housing Authority 4020 Civic Center Drive San Rafael CA 94903 415-491-2525

Marin County Housing Authority 429 Drake Avenue Sausalito CA 94965 415-332-1913

San Anselmo Housing Authority 35 Sunnyhills Drive San Anselmo CA 94960 415-485-2908