Rutherford County Welfare (North Carolina)

Search for Rutherford County, NC 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.


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

Rutherford County WIC Office Spindale NC 221 Callahan Koon Road 28160 828-287-6238


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

Lake Lure Youth Program Lake Lure NC 2932 Memorial Highway 28746 828-625-5220


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

Rutherford County Department of Social Services Food Stamp Office Spindale NC 389 Fairground Road 28160 828-287-6199