Howard County Welfare (Maryland)

Search for Howard County, MD 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.


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

The Howard County Health Department WIC Office Columbia MD 7180 Columbia Gateway Drive 21046 410-313-7510


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

Columbia Social Security Office Columbia MD 8865 Stanford Boulevard 21045


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

Howard County Department of Social Services Food Stamp Office Columbia MD 7121 Columbia Gateway Drive 21046 410-872-8700


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

Howard County Social Service Department Columbia MD 7121 Columbia Gateway Drive 21046 410-872-8700

Howard County Social Service Department Ellicott City MD 3451 Court House Drive 21043 410-461-0282