McHenry County Social Services for Public Assistance

Find McHenry 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.

McHenry County Department of Human Services Family Community Resource Center Food Stamp Office 512 Clay Street Woodstock IL 60098 815-338-0234

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.

McHenry County Housing Authority 1108 North Seminary Avenue Woodstock IL 60098 815-338-7752

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.

Mc Henry County Health Department WIC Office 2200 North Seminary Avenue Woodstock IL 60098 815-334-4505

McHenry Community Health Center WIC Office 3901 Mercy Drive McHenry IL 60050 815-363-9900

McHenry County Health Department WIC Office 100 North Virginia Street Crystal Lake IL 60014 815-334-1498

McHenry County Health Department WIC Office 62 North Ayer Street Harvard IL 60033 815-943-7784