Tuscaloosa County Social Services for Public Assistance

Find Tuscaloosa County Alabama 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.

Tuscaloosa County Human Resources Food Stamp Office 3716 12th Avenue East Tuscaloosa AL 35405 205-554-1100


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.

Northport Housing Authority 1 Valley Hill Northport AL 35476 205-247-4857

Tuscaloosa Housing Authority 2117 Jack Warner Parkway Northeast Tuscaloosa AL 35401 205-758-6619


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.

Tuscaloosa Alabama Medicaid Office 900 22nd Avenue East Tuscaloosa AL 35404 205-391-6760

Tuscaloosa Alabama Medicaid Office 907 22nd Avenue Tuscaloosa AL 35401 800-362-1504


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.

Tuscaloosa Social Security Office 1118 Greensboro Avenue Tuscaloosa AL 35401 205-349-4863