Mississippi 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.

Blytheville Mississippi Department of Human Services Food Stamp Office 1104 Byrum Road Blytheville AR 72315 870-763-7093

Osceola Mississippi Department of Human Services Food Stamp Office 437 Country Club Road Osceola AR 72370 870-563-5234

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.

Leachville Housing Authority 410 East 5th Street Leachville AR 72438 870-539-2212

Manila Housing Authority 315 South Boston Street Manila AR 72442 870-561-3412

Osceola Housing Authority 501 West Coston Avenue Osceola AR 72370 870-563-6662

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.

Blytheville Social Security Office 1403 South Division Street Blytheville AR 72315 870-763-4976

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.

Logan County Health Unit WIC Office 720 West Lee Avenue Osceola AR 72370 870-563-2521

Mississippi County Health Unit WIC Office 1299 North 10th Street Blytheville AR 72315 870-763-7064