Swain County Welfare (North Carolina)

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

Swain County Health Department WIC Office Bryson City NC 545 Center Street 28713 828-488-3198

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

Cherokee Social Service Department Cherokee NC Highway 441 N 28719 828-497-9131

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

Swain County Department of Social Services Food Stamp Office Bryson City NC 80 Academy Street 28713 828-488-6921