Starke Social Services for Public Assistance

Find Starke 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.


Starke 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.

Gainesville Service Center Complex Food Stamp Office 1000 Northeast 16th Avenue Gainesville FL 32601 22.8 miles from Starke 866-762-2237

Lake City Service Center Food Stamp Office 1389 West US Highway 90 Lake FL 32055 36.3 miles from Starke 866-762-2237

Jacksonville Gateway Service Center Food Stamp Office 5000 Norwood Avenue Jacksonville FL 32208 39.6 miles from Starke 866-762-2237

Marion County Storefront Food Stamp Office 1100 Southwest 38th Avenue Ocala FL 34474 53.5 miles from Starke 866-762-2237


Starke 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.

Union County Housing Authority 715 West Main Street Lake Butler FL 32054 15.0 miles from Starke 386-496-2047

Gainesville Housing Authority 2626 East University Avenue Gainesville FL 32641 22.9 miles from Starke 352-334-4020

Macclenny Housing Authority 402 East Stansell Avenue Macclenny FL 32063 23.4 miles from Starke 904-259-6881

Alachua County Housing Authority 703 Northeast 1st Street Gainesville FL 32601 23.6 miles from Starke 352-372-2549

Palatka Housing Authority 400 North 15th Street Palatka FL 32177 34.7 miles from Starke 386-530-2355


Starke 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.

Jacksonville Florida Medicaid Office 921 North Davis Street Jacksonville FL 32209 38.0 miles from Starke 904-353-2100

Ocala Florida Medicaid Office 2441 West Silver Springs Boulevard Ocala FL 34475 52.7 miles from Starke 352-732-1349


Starke Social Security Offices

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.

Gainesville Social Security Office 1610 NW 23rd Ave Gainesville FL 32605 23.2 miles from Starke 352-375-4178

Lake City Social Security Office 1348 Southwest Bascom Norris Drive Lake FL 32025 36.2 miles from Starke 386-755-3227

Jacksonville Social Security Office 7185 Bonneval Road Jacksonville FL 32256 37.2 miles from Starke 877-409-8424

Jacksonville Social Security Office 1685 Dunn Avenue Jacksonville FL 32218 42.6 miles from Starke 866-635-0789


Starke 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.

Bradford County WIC Office 1801 North Temple Avenue Starke FL 32091 352-392-4493

Union County Lake Butler WIC Office 495 East Main Street Lake Butler FL 32054 14.1 miles from Starke 386-496-3211

Baker County Health Department WIC Office 85 Railroad Avenue Macclenny FL 32063 23.1 miles from Starke 904-259-3233

Alachua County Health Department WIC Office 224 Southeast 24th Street Gainesville FL 32641 23.3 miles from Starke 352-334-7900

Clay County Green Cove Springs WIC Office 1345 Idlewild Avenue Green Cove Springs FL 32043 25.3 miles from Starke 904-272-3177