Kent County Welfare (Michigan)

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

Kent County Fuller Clinic WIC Office Grand Rapids MI 700 Fuller Avenue Northeast 49503 616-632-7200

Kentwood South Clinic WIC Office Kentwood MI 4700 Kalamazoo Avenue Southeast 49508 616-632-7025

North County Clinic WIC Office Rockford MI 4388 14 Mile Road Northeast 49341 616-866-0632

Sheldon Clinic Sheldon Complex WIC Office Grand Rapids MI 121 Franklin Street Southeast, 130 49507 616-336-3914

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

Grand Rapids Our Community's Children Grand Rapids MI 300 Monroe Avenue Northwest 49503 616-456-3558

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

Grand Rapids Social Security Office Grand Rapids MI 50 College Ave 49503 616-742-2373

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

Grand Rapids Social Service Department Grand Rapids MI 99 Monroe Avenue Northwest 49503 616-456-6290

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

Kent County Department of Human Services Food Stamp Office Grand Rapids MI 121 Franklin Street Southeast, 200 49507 616-248-1000