New Haven 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.

New Haven Department of Social Services Food Stamp Office 194 Bassett Street New Haven CT 06511 203-974-8000

Waterbury Department of Social Services Food Stamp Office 249 Thomaston Avenue Waterbury CT 06702 203-597-4000


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.

Ansonia Housing Authority 36 Main St Ansonia CT 06401 203-736-8888

Branford Housing Authority 115 South Montowese Street Branford CT 06405 203-481-3194

Cheshire Housing Authority 50 Rumberg Road Cheshire CT 06410 203-272-7511

Derby Housing Authority 101 West 4th Street Derby CT 06418 203-735-6652

East Haven Housing Authority 250 Main St East Haven CT 06512 203-468-3287

Guilford Housing Authority 32 Guilford Court Guilford CT 06437 203-453-6262

Hamden Housing Authority 51 Worth Ave Hamden CT 06518 203-248-9036

Meriden Housing Authority 22 Church Street Meriden CT 06451 203-235-0157

Milford Housing Authority 75 Demaio Drive Milford CT 06460 203-877-3223

Naugatuck Housing Authority 53 Conrad Street Naugatuck CT 06770 203-723-9201

New Haven Housing Authority 360 Orange Street New Haven CT 06511 203-498-8800

Seymour Housing Authority 28 Smith St Seymour CT 06483 203-888-4579

Wallingford Housing Authority 1 McGuire Court Wallingford CT 06492 203-269-7949

Waterbury Housing Authority 2 Lakewood Road Waterbury CT 06705 203-596-2640

West Haven Housing Authority 15 Glade Street West Haven CT 06516 203-934-8671

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.

Ansonia Social Security Office 475 Main Street Ansonia CT 06401 866-331-7096

Meriden Social Security Office 1 West Main Street Meriden CT 06451 203-238-0346

New Haven Social Security Office 150 Court Street New Haven CT 06510 203-773-5201

Waterbury Social Security Office 95 Scovill Street Waterbury CT 06706 203-756-7476


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.

Meriden WIC Office 165 Miller Street Meriden CT 06450 203-630-4245

Naugatuck Valley Health District WIC Office 98 Bank Street Seymour CT 06483 203-888-1271

New Haven Hill Health Center WIC Office 393 Columbus Avenue New Haven CT 06519 203-503-3080

New Haven WIC Office 1401 Chapel Street New Haven CT 06511 203-789-3563

Waterbury WIC Office 1 Jefferson Square Waterbury CT 06706 203-574-6785

Waterbury WIC Office 232 North Elm Street Waterbury CT 06702 203-574-8384

Yale New Haven Hospital WIC Office 789 Howard Avenue New Haven CT 06519 203-688-5150