Lamar County Welfare (Mississippi)

Search for Lamar County, MS 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.


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

Forrest County Health Department WIC Office Hattiesburg MS 5008 Old Highway 42 39402 601-583-0291

Lamar County Health Department WIC Office Purvis MS 207 Main Street 39475 601-794-1055

Lamar County Purvis Distribution Center WIC Office Purvis MS 47 Deep South Lane 39475 601-794-6294


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

Lamar County Department of Human Services Food Stamp Office Purvis MS 207 Main Street 39475 601-794-1050