Find Sumter County Georgia 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.
Sumter County Division of Family and Children Services Food Stamp Office 1601 North Martin Luther King Boulevard Americus GA 31719 877-423-4746
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.
Americus Georgia Health Department WIC Office 208 Rucker Street Americus GA 31719 229-924-3637
Sumter County Health Department WIC Office 1601 North Martin Luther King Boulevard Americus GA 31719 229-924-9880
Sumter County Health Department WIC Office 208 Rucker Street Americus GA 31719 800-789-5502