Port St. Joe Social Services for Public Assistance

Find Port St. Joe 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.


Port St. Joe 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.

Bay County Service Center Food Stamp Office 2505 West 15th Street Panama FL 32401 33.5 miles from Port St. Joe 866-762-2237


Port St. Joe 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.

Apalachicola Housing Authority 141 15th Street Apalachicola FL 32320 20.2 miles from Port St. Joe 850-653-9304

Panama City Housing Authority 804 East 15th Street Panama FL 32405 31.5 miles from Port St. Joe 850-769-2358


Port St. Joe 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.

Panama City Florida Medicaid Office 651 West 14th Street Panama FL 32401 32.3 miles from Port St. Joe 850-872-7690


Port St. Joe 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.

Gulf County Health Department WIC Office 2475 Garrison Avenue Port Saint Joe FL 32456 2.5 miles from Port St. Joe 850-227-1276

Gulf County Health Department WIC Office 807 Florida 22 Wewahitchka FL 32465 21.3 miles from Port St. Joe 850-639-2644

Panama City Springfield WIC Office 408 School Avenue Panama FL 32401 29.3 miles from Port St. Joe 850-872-4666

Bay County Health Department WIC Office 597 West 11th Street Panama FL 32401 31.9 miles from Port St. Joe 850-872-4455

Youngstown WIC Office 11771 U.s. 231 Youngstown FL 32466 37.9 miles from Port St. Joe 850-722-9620