Lake County Welfare

Search for Lake County IN 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.


Lake County WIC Offices provide access to the Women, Infants, and Children nutritional program in Lake County Indiana. Lake County WIC Offices process applications to join the Lake 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. Lake 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.

Crown Point WIC Office Crown Point IN 1450 East Joliet Street 46307 219-663-9279

East Chicago WIC Office East Chicago IN 100 West Chicago Avenue 46312 219-397-4577

Gary University Park WIC Office Gary IN 3229 Broadway 46409 219-239-2615

Hammond Northwest Family Services Incorporation WIC Office Hammond IN 5927 Columbia Avenue 46320 219-931-9527

Hessville WIC Office Hammond IN 3442 169th Street 46323 219-989-0449

Lake Station WIC Office Lake Station IN 2490 Central Avenue 46405 219-962-4116

Merrillville WIC Office Merrillville IN 6111 Harrison Street 46410 219-887-1038


A Lake County Social Security Office is a local branch of the federal Social Security Administration in Lake County Indiana. Lake 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 Lake County public records contain personal information, details on an individual's work history, their government benefits, and survivor benefits. Social Security Offices in Lake County provide information about a range of services offered by Social Security, which may be available through their website.

Gary Social Security Office Gary IN 808 South Lake Street 46403 866-593-2911

Hammond Social Security Office Hammond IN 418 Douglas Street 46320 219-937-5248

Merrillville Social Security Office Merrillville IN 1438 East 85th Avenue 46410 877-692-3142


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

Lake County Crown Point Division of Family Resources Food Stamp Office Crown Point IN 1865 East Summit Street 46307 800-403-0864

Lake County East Chicago Division of Family Resources Food Stamp Office East Chicago IN 3714 Main Street 46312 800-403-0864

Lake County Gary Division of Family Resources Food Stamp Office Gary IN 661 Broadway 46402 800-403-0864

Lake County Glen Park Division of Family Resources Food Stamp Office Gary IN 110 West Ridge Road 46408 800-403-0864

Lake County Hammond Division of Family Resources Food Stamp Office Hammond IN 5255 Hohman Avenue 46320 800-403-0864

Lake County Hobart Division of Family Resources Food Stamp Office Hobart IN 1871 East 37th Avenue 46342 800-403-0864


A Lake County Child, Youth, and Family Services Office provides programs and services to assist children, youth, and families in Lake County Indiana. This can include protective services, emergency assistance, and income support programs. Lake County Child, Youth, and Family Services Departments may offer job training, education assistance, and childcare subsidy programs. They may also be responsible for children's welfare services, such as adoption and foster care, as well as regulating and licensing Lake County child daycare providers. They may be responsible for enforcing Lake County child support payments and investigating child abuse, domestic abuse, and elderly or adult abuse. The Child, Youth, and Family Services Office may provide access to services on its website.

Lake County Division of Children Service Gary IN 661 Broadway 46402 219-886-6000