Leake County Welfare (Mississippi)

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

Leake County Carthage Distribution Center WIC Office Carthage MS 1120 Mississippi 35 39051 601-267-3280

Leake County Health Department WIC Office Carthage MS 204 Chipley Road 39051 601-267-3072

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

Carthage Family & Childrens Services Carthage MS 115 North Pearl Street 39051 601-267-8093

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

Leake County Department of Human Services Food Stamp Office Carthage MS 204 Chipley Street 39051 601-267-3242

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

Leake County Social Service Department Carthage MS 201 Wm Chipley St 39051 601-267-4591