Poinsett 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.

Poinsett County Department of Human Services Food Stamp Office 406 North Illinois Avenue Harrisburg AR 72432 870-578-5491

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.

Lepanto Housing Authority 100 Stevens Square Lepanto AR 72354 870-475-2077

Trumann Housing Authority 109 Spruce Drive Trumann AR 72472 870-483-5223

Tyronza Housing Authority 176 Mullins Street Tyronza AR 72386 870-487-2555

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.

Poinsett County Health Unit WIC Office 102 Liberty Street Marked Tree AR 72365 870-358-3615

Poinsett County Health Unit WIC Office 119 North Main Street Harrisburg AR 72432 870-578-4480

Poinsett County Health Unit WIC Office 1204 West Main Street Trumann AR 72472 870-483-5761