Rock Island County Social Services for Public Assistance

Find Rock Island County Illinois 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.


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.

Rock Island County Department of Human Services Family Community Resource Center Food Stamp Office 500 42nd Street Rock Island IL 61201 309-794-9530


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.

East Moline Housing Authority 647 16th Avenue East Moline IL 61244 309-755-8724

Milan Housing Authority 605 3rd Avenue East Milan IL 61264 309-787-1467

Moline Housing Authority 4141 11th Avenue Moline IL 61265 309-764-1069

Rock Island Housing Authority 111 20th Street Rock Island IL 61201 309-788-0825


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.

Rock Island County Health Department WIC Office 2112 25th Avenue Rock Island IL 61201 309-793-1955

Rock Island County Health Department WIC Office 1102 5th Avenue Moline IL 61265 563-327-2074