Washington County Social Services for Public Assistance

Find Washington County Arkansas 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.

Fayetteville Washington Department of Human Services Food Stamp Office 4044 Frontage Road Fayetteville AR 72703 479-521-1270

Fayetteville Washington Department of Human Services Food Stamp Office 4252 Frontage Road Fayetteville AR 72703 479-442-4029


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.

Fayetteville Housing Authority 1 North School Avenue Fayetteville AR 72701 479-521-3850

Springdale Housing Authority 5 Applegate Drive Springdale AR 72764 479-751-0560


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.

Fayetteville Social Security Office 2153 East Joyce Boulevard Fayetteville AR 72703 479-521-3435


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.

Doctor Bates Outreach Clinic WIC Office 614 East Emma Avenue Springdale AR 72764 479-751-3630

Washington County Health Unit WIC Office 3270 North Wimberly Drive Fayetteville AR 72703 479-521-8181

Washington County Springdale WIC Office 1772 West Sunset Avenue Springdale AR 72762 479-927-3667