Ocala Social Services for Public Assistance

Find Ocala Florida 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.

Ocala Food Stamp Offices

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.

Marion County Storefront Food Stamp Office 1100 Southwest 38th Avenue Ocala FL 34474 866-762-2237

Sumter County Storefront Food Stamp Office West Gulf Atlantic Highway Wildwood FL 34785 23.8 miles from Ocala 866-762-2237

Citrus County Storefront Food Stamp Office 212 South Apopka Avenue Inverness FL 34452 26.4 miles from Ocala 866-762-2237

Gainesville Service Center Complex Food Stamp Office 1000 Northeast 16th Avenue Gainesville FL 32601 35.1 miles from Ocala 866-762-2237

Lake County Storefront Food Stamp Office 1300 South Duncan Drive Tavares FL 32778 36.2 miles from Ocala 866-762-2237

Ocala Housing Authorities

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.

Ocala Housing Authority 1629 Northwest 4th Street Ocala FL 34475 352-369-2636

Gainesville Housing Authority 2626 East University Avenue Gainesville FL 32641 33.8 miles from Ocala 352-334-4020

Levy County Housing Authority 611 South Pine Street Bronson FL 32621 34.2 miles from Ocala 352-486-5420

Alachua County Housing Authority 703 Northeast 1st Street Gainesville FL 32601 34.7 miles from Ocala 352-372-2549

Eustis Housing Authority 1000 Wall Street Eustis FL 32726 36.6 miles from Ocala 352-357-4851

Ocala Medicaid Offices

A Medicaid Office is a government office at the state, county, or local level that provides health insurance assistance to income-eligible individuals and families. Medicaid services include inexpensive or free health insurance for children, adults, people with disabilities, and the elderly. A Medicaid Office provides assistance in enrolling for Medicaid services, information on healthcare options, and help obtaining access to healthcare.

Ocala Florida Medicaid Office 2441 West Silver Springs Boulevard Ocala FL 34475 352-732-1349

Leesburg Florida Medicaid Office 624 South 14th Street Leesburg FL 34748 30.3 miles from Ocala 352-323-6134

Brooksville Florida Medicaid Office 1122 Ponce De Leon Boulevard Brooksville FL 34601 44.9 miles from Ocala 352-799-5177

Ocala Social Security Offices

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.

Leesburg Social Security Office 118 East Main Street Leesburg FL 34748 30.4 miles from Ocala 352-787-2624

Gainesville Social Security Office 1610 NW 23rd Ave Gainesville FL 32605 36.4 miles from Ocala 352-375-4178

Deland Social Security Office 1629 South Adelle Avenue DeLand FL 32720 52.1 miles from Ocala 866-964-7396

Ocala WIC Offices

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.

Lake County Wildwood WIC Office 104 Rutland Street Wildwood FL 34785 23.0 miles from Ocala 352-589-6424

Citrus County Health Department WIC Office 120 Montgomery Avenue Inverness FL 34450 26.5 miles from Ocala 352-726-5222

Lecanto WIC Office 3700 W Sovereign Path Lecanto FL 34461 32.4 miles from Ocala 352-527-8490

Lake County Health Department WIC Office 9836 US-441 South Leesburg FL 34788 32.6 miles from Ocala 352-360-6548

Gainesville Womans Health Group WIC Office 2080 Southwest Archer Road Gainesville FL 32608 33.0 miles from Ocala 352-392-4493