Polk County Welfare (North Carolina)

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

Polk County Columbus WIC Office Columbus NC 161 Walker Street 28722 828-894-3888

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

Polk County Department of Social Services Food Stamp Office Mill Spring NC 231 Wolverine Trail 28756 828-894-2100

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

Polk County Social Service Department Mill Spring NC 231 Wolverine Trail 28756 828-894-2100

Polk County Social Service Department Tryon NC 330 Carolina Dr 28782 828-859-5825