Essex County Welfare (Massachusetts)

Search for Essex County, MA 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.


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

Amesbury WIC Office Amesbury MA 44 Friend Street 01913 978-388-2575

Beverly WIC Office Beverly MA 4 Ocean Street 01915 978-922-2110

Gloucester WIC Office Gloucester MA 302 Washington Street 01930 978-281-4540

Haverhill Northern Essex WIC Office Haverhill MA 145 Essex Street 01832 978-374-2191

Lynn North Shore WIC Office Lynn MA 20 Central Avenue 01901 781-599-7290


A Essex County Child, Youth, and Family Services Office provides programs and services to assist children, youth, and families in Essex County, Massachusetts. This can include protective services, emergency assistance, and income support programs. Essex 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 Essex County child daycare providers. They may be responsible for enforcing Essex 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.

Essex Youth Department Essex MA 26 Martin Street 01929 978-768-3414

Massachusetts Department of Children & Families Salem MA 45 Congress Street 01970 978-825-3800

Saugus Youth & Recreation Department Saugus MA 400 Central Street 01906 781-231-4022


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

Haverhill Social Security Office Haverhill MA 367 Main Street 01830 978-374-1960

Lawrence Social Security Office Lawrence MA 439 South Union Street 01843 978-686-6171

Lynn Social Security Office Lynn MA 140 Union Street 01901


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

Lawrence Department of Transitional Assistance Food Stamp Office Lawrence MA 280 Merrimack Street 01843 978-725-7100

Salem North Shore Department of Transitional Assistance Food Stamp Office Salem MA 35 Congress Street 01970 978-825-7300


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

Lawrence Social service Department Lawrence MA 15 Union Street 01840 978-557-2500

Lynn Social service Department Lynn MA 33 North Common Street 01902 781-477-1600

Massachusetts State Social Service Department Newbury MA 200 Scotland Road 01951 978-462-7478

Salem Social service Department Salem MA 45 Congress Street 01970 978-825-3800