Northwest Arctic Borough County Welfare

Search for Northwest Arctic Borough AK county welfare services. A county welfare search can provide information on nutrition assistance, SNAP benefits, WIC benefits, food services, government benefits, food assistance benefits, apply for benefits, Social Security benefits, retirement benefits, safety net programs, assistance programs, TANF benefits, Medicaid benefits, housing services, substance abuse services, energy assistance, mental health services, emergency assistance, low-income assistance, childcare subsidy programs, and welfare services.


Northwest Arctic Borough Food Stamp Offices administer the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), a form of nutrition assistance provided to income-eligible households in Northwest Arctic Borough Alaska. Local Northwest Arctic Borough Food Stamp Offices can process applications for SNAP benefits, help determine eligibility for the program, and provide nutritional education. They also help administer monthly benefits, distribute food assistance benefits, and accept applications from individuals and Northwest Arctic Borough households. Food Stamp Offices in Northwest Arctic Borough may also monitor compliance with SNAP rules. Food Stamp Offices provide access to information and services on their websites.

Kotzebue District Food Stamp Office Kotzebue AK 240 5th Avenue 99752 800-478-3451


The Northwest Arctic Borough Social Services Department provides a range of health and human services and programs in Northwest Arctic Borough Alaska. They often administer safety net programs, provide basic necessities, and protect children, the elderly, and dependent or vulnerable adults. Northwest Arctic Borough Social Services may administer assistance programs such as SNAP or TANF, as well as Medicare or Medicaid and any state health programs for low-income uninsured or underinsured groups. They may also provide Northwest Arctic Borough housing services, substance abuse and addiction services, energy assistance, and mental health services. Social Service Departments in Northwest Arctic Borough provide online access to many of their services and programs.

Kotzebue Social Service Department Kotzebue AK 333 Shore Avenue 99752 907-442-3226