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.
Las Vegas Independent School District Food Stamp Office 2536 Ridge Runner Road Las Vegas NM 87701 505-425-6741
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.
Las Vegas Housing Authority 2400 Sagebrush Street Las Vegas NM 87701 505-425-9463
Pecos Housing Authority 114 Chamisa Road Pecos NM 87552 505-757-6380
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.
Las Vegas Social Security Office 2520 Ridge Runner Road Las Vegas NM 87701 505-425-3517
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.
Las Vegas WIC Office 18 Gallegos Road Las Vegas NM 87701 505-454-1459
Pecos Public Health WIC Office 521 New Mexico 50 Pecos NM 87552 505-757-8552