Benton County Welfare (Mississippi)

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

Benton County WIC Office Ashland MS 514 Shiloh Road 38603 662-224-3335

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

Ashland Family & Childrens Service Ashland MS 384 Ripley Avenue 38603 662-224-6271

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

Benton County Department of Human Services Food Stamp Office Ashland MS 183 Court Street 38603 662-224-6245