Cherokee County Welfare (North Carolina)

Cherokee County WIC Offices provide access to the Women, Infants, and Children nutritional program in Cherokee County, North Carolina. Cherokee County WIC Offices process applications to join the Cherokee 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. Cherokee 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.

Cherokee County Health Department WIC Office Murphy NC 228 Hilton Street 28906 828-837-1244

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

Cherokee County Department of Social Services Food Stamp Office Murphy NC 4800 East U.S. Highway 64 Alternate 28906 828-837-7455

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

Cherokee County Social Service Department Murphy NC 40 Peachtree Street 28906 828-837-9789