Polk County Welfare

Search for Polk County FL 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.


Polk County WIC Offices provide access to the Women, Infants, and Children nutritional program in Polk County Florida. Polk County WIC Offices process applications to join the Polk County welfare program, provide nutrition education, and administer food services to eligible people. Pregnant and recently pregnant women, infants, and young children are eligible for the program if they meet income requirements and are at nutrition risk. Polk County WIC Offices determine eligibility for benefits and accept applications, and they may conduct assessments for determining nutrition risk. WIC Office services may be available through their website.

Haines City WIC Office Haines FL 1700 Baker Avenue East 33844 863-419-3250

Polk County Health Department WIC Office Auburndale FL 1805 Hobbs Road 33823 863-965-5400

Polk County Health Department WIC Office Lake Wales FL 305 West Central Avenue 33853 863-678-4144


Polk County Food Stamp Offices administer the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), a form of nutrition assistance provided to income-eligible households in Polk County Florida. Local Polk County 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 Polk County households. Food Stamp Offices in Polk County may also monitor compliance with SNAP rules. Food Stamp Offices provide access to information and services on their websites.

Lakeland Service Center Food Stamp Office Lakeland FL 200 North Kentucky Avenue 33801 866-762-2237


A Polk County Social Security Office is a local branch of the federal Social Security Administration in Polk County Florida. Polk County Social Security Offices issue Social Security cards, estimate retirement benefit payments, and help people determine their eligibility for benefits. They also process applications for retirement benefits and SSI benefits. These Polk County public records contain personal information, details on an individual's work history, their government benefits, and survivor benefits. Social Security Offices in Polk County provide information about a range of services offered by Social Security, which may be available through their website.

Lakeland Social Security Office Lakeland FL 550 Commerce Drive 33813


The Polk County Social Services Department provides a range of health and human services and programs in Polk County Florida. They often administer safety net programs, provide basic necessities, and protect children, the elderly, and dependent or vulnerable adults. Polk County 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 Polk County housing services, substance abuse and addiction services, energy assistance, and mental health services. Social Service Departments in Polk County provide online access to many of their services and programs.

Polk County Social Service Department Bartow FL 2135 Marshall Edwards Drive 33830 863-534-5387