Springfield 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.

Springfield Department of Transitional Assistance Food Stamp Office 95 Liberty Street Springfield MA 01103 413-858-1000

Springfield Department of Transitional Assistance Food Stamp Office 1105 Liberty Street Springfield MA 01104 413-858-1300

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.

Springfield Housing Authority 51 Robert Dyer Circle Springfield MA 01109 413-785-4535

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.

Springfield North WIC Office 1985 Main Street Springfield MA 01103 413-737-8868

Springfield South Forest Park WIC Office 532 Sumner Avenue Springfield MA 01108 413-693-1029

Springfield South Pine Point WIC Office 1771 Boston Road Springfield MA 01129 413-693-1029

Springfield South WIC Office 816-828 Main Street Springfield MA 01105 413-693-1029